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Bishops Waltham Gardening Club

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Wednesday 27th June, which includes the Members Rose & Sweet Pea Show,

‘HIGHDOWN – SECRETS OF A CHALK GARDEN ’ WITH LESLEY CHAMBERLAIN
Highdown Gardens, Worthing, and is one of the hidden gems of the area and home to a unique collection of rare plants and trees. The gardens have been deemed a National Collection

and our Annual Show on Saturday 21st July

 More details of both events are given below

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Bursledon Bridge Club

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Bursledon Bridge Club is seeking new members. We are a small, friendly group and we welcome single players. If you have played bridge and enjoyed it, then why not come along one afternoon.

We meet Thursdays from 1pm till 4pm in Lowford Centre, Bursledon. Please contact the Chairman on 02380 362157 for details.

DVD of the Diamond Jubilee in Botley

diamond-jubilee in Botley SquareBOTLEY DIAMOND JUBILEE WEEKEND - DVD A DVD recording events over that wonderful Diamond Jubilee Weekend of 2 - 4 June 2012 is available for sale.

Purchase your copy at the Parish Council Offices, Botley Centre, High Street.  Copies are £5 each and show the Jubilee Weekend's activities, including the Saturday Night Dance, the Sunday Big Jubilee Lunch and Monday's Knock-out Cricket Tournament.

An excellent reminder of our great Diamond Jubilee Weekend at the beginning of June 2012. 

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Music Bugs

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New Music Bugs classes start in January for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers on Wednesdays & Thursdays.
 
 Thursdays: All Saints Church, Botley
9.50am - Family Bugs (0-4yrs)
10.40am - Mini Bugs (0-2yrs)
 
Wednesdays: Burridge Village Hall
9.50am - Family Bugs (0-4yrs)
10.40am - Mini Bugs (0-2yrs)
We offer 3 taster sessions for £10 and places can be booked by emailing Leanne on .

YogaBellies

Dragons Den award winning YogaBellies classes are coming to Botley! YogaBellies yoga classes for pregnancy start at the Diamond Jubilee Hall at the Botley Centre on Wednesday 6th Jan. Suitable for women at all stages of pregnancy, these specialist classes help you to enjoy pregnancy, bond with your baby and prepare for labour and birth. No experience necessary and all equipment provided. Contact Ani at or on 07444 795131 for more info. Booking essential. Pregnancy yoga booking now for classes from 6th/7th Jan 2016: Wednesday 7.30-8.45 at The Botley Centre (SO30 2ES) Thursday 7.30 - 8.45 at Woolston Community Centre (SO19 9FU).

Botley & Curdridge Welfare Trust

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The Welfare Trust is a safety net which exists for all people, of any age, who maybe in great need and living within the Parishes of Botley and Curdridge.
All requests are dealt with in strict confidence.
If you are in need, or know someone who is, please contact the Chairman or Secretary in the first instance.

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Curdridge Amateur Dramatic Group

Have you ever wondered what a theatrical director actually does? Do you know someone interested in directing? Perhaps you have directed and want to re-new your skills? Are you about to direct a play for school or your local group? Then this workshop run by Daniel Hill from The Point, Eastleigh is for you.THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER 7:00pm  At the Reading Rooms, Curdridge SO32 2HEPhone 01489 895170 for more details.

Hedge End Bridge Club

fouracesHedge End Bridge Club (affiliated to the EBU), meets every Tuesday at 7.00pm at the Botley Market Hall, for duplicate bridge. Visitors are very welcome at this friendly Club.

For further information, please contact Ian Fearon on Southampton 02380 265248
or email

Our website is: www.bridgewebs.com/hedgeend/ (opens in new page/tab)

 

Scribblers

SCRIBBLERS (Botley) Do you want to have a go at writing ? It can be anything from a shopping list to a trilogy!  Have fun with writing in a friendly, supportive group. Interested? Want more Information? Contact: Bea Text only please: 07722223252 or Email: This is a new group being set up so input from all members will be welcome. You do want to have a go at writing ? Then.. COME & JOIN US!

Botley Cookery Book No. 2

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The Botley School Cookery Book 2 has over 180 celebrity recipes all related to Christmas and Party Recipes.
Celebrity recipes include Amanda Holden's Vegetarian Nut roast, Sarah Harding's Banoffee Pie, Sir Alex Ferguson's Beef Filler a la Fergie and Zoé Wanamaker's Cheese Snitch.

To view a 3d turn page of the book  please click here

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Daisy & Friends - a Dog Sitting Service


dog-boarding-daisy-and-friends-logo-smallDaisy & Friends is a dog boarding service for dog owners, who would like their pet looked after in our home, as an alternative to putting them into kennels.  We take small to medium sized dogs and also offer a pet sitting service, where we can feed and water your pet in its' home environment whilst you are away.

 For further information on our flexible service, please contact Catherine Harfield,

tel: 01489 699699, mobile: 07922 152402.

2 Montrose Close, Botley, Southampton, SO30 2RJ

email:

or visit our website for full details: www.daisydogsitting.co.uk

Help Local Lady

mencap logo rgb low res200wVolunteer needed in the Botley area to visit a local lady with a learning disability, around 6 times a year.

This lady is in her 60s and lives in a busy care home so it would be great for her to have her own visitor to spend time with.  She enjoys looking at her photo albums and her memory box, getting her nails done or just relaxing in pleasant company.

You will be introduced and get to know to the lady with the support of Mencap and staff at her home. We believe that a visiting volunteer will make a huge difference.

Training and ongoing support provided. To find out more please contact Mat on 07790 357 528  or at .

Showband - West End Carnival

Carnival show bandlogoNew members wanted to join the West End Carnival Showband. Any instrument is welcome including brass players, woodwind players, glock players, drummers and buglers. Rehearsals take place at Hedge End Village Hall every Tuesday between 8pm & 9pm.

For further information please call Dave on 07851 013322 or Mike on 02380 345917

 

Botley Inside Out Day

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GET INFORMED…GET INSPIRED…GET INVOLVED!

A date for your diary. Saturday 6th October 2018
We have invited people behind local activities, groups and organisations in the area to join forces and create a very special event.
There will be fun activities and lots of fascinating things to find out about, with something for everyone no matter your age or interests.
To find out about what’s going on in Botley come along to the
Botley Inside Out Day
Botley Primary School
11am – 3 pm, Saturday 6th October.
Keep your eyes peeled for local posters, articles and so on.
To get involved and find out more contact Jacquie Rolls at the Botley Centre 01489 787181 or
On behalf of the Botley Inside Out Day planning group.  The event is being coordinated by Botley Parish Council.

Dogs Trust Dog School Hampshire

dogs trust logo smallWe are now running courses at the Botley Centre.
Our courses begin with an introductory session, lasting 50 minutes, that you would attend without a dog. During this initial session, you will learn how dogs communicate and what your dog is trying to tell you with their body language and vocalisations, how dogs learn and how to give them what they need to lead happy lives.

You would then bring your dog to a course of classes (1 class per week) over the next 5 weeks. Each class lasts 50 minutes and our experienced team will show you how to teach your dog to settle, to walk nicely on lead, to share things, to be polite and

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JAMBOPS Dance Group

jambotsCome along and join in the fun with Jambops Dance Group for adults and toddlers, held on Tuesday afternoons between 2.00 - 3.00pm at Botley Market Hall.  For more information: contact Jamie on 07929095405, or e.mail:  

Steady And Strong Exercise Classes

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Community Balance Classes

Having a fall can have a serious impact on anyone’s life - but for older people the consequences are even greater, including a loss of independence, mobility and confidence as well as the time it takes to recover. By preventing falls, older people’s chances of staying independent at home are significantly increased and they can continue to live an active lifestyle. Exercise is one of the most important factors in preventing a fall.

 Steady and Strong exercise classes are all taught by qualified postural stability instructors, who have been specifically trained to reduce falls in older people. The classes also link in with the NHS led fall prevention classes and provide a follow on for people completing their rehabilitation.

Classes are suitable for older people who are unsteady and will help them to carry on their normal daily routines and improve their balance.

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