Playing field improvement : fundraising commencing

As you are aware, a few ladies in the village have formed a ‘Friends of Holcot Playing Field’ group, in an attempt to raise enough funds to give the playground a much needed overhaul.  The ladies have been looking at various avenues of fundraising, and have discovered a way that everyone in the parish could help.

The ‘Friends of Holcot Playing Field’ have recently registered for easyfundraising.  They would like to ask residents and their friends and family to please help raise money for the playing field by using the easy funding website www.easyfundraising.org.uk when shopping online, and signing up for free.

Instead of going directly to the retailer website, log into www.easyfundraising.org.uk  or download the easy fundraising app.  You will then be asked to choose the cause you wish to support.  Please search for ‘Friends of Holcot Playing Field’, and then you will be taken to the retailer’s website where you shop as you normally would (there are over 3000 retailers on board, including shops such as Amazon, John Lewis, Waitrose and other supermarkets, etc).  Because you visited www.easyfundraising.org.uk  first, the retailer will then make a free donation to your cause.

This will not cost you anything, only a couple of minutes of your time to register once.  Don’t forget to go through easyfundraising every time you shop online.

The Friends of Holcot Playing Field really need your help and support, which would be very much appreciated.

If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please contact Lisa Callan (lisa.callan@yahoo.com) or Jackie Fountain (jfountain40@googlemail.com).

Flower and Vegetable Show : Schedule now available

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The Holcot Flower and Vegetable Show page has been updated. This year’s show is on 3 September – please put it in your diary even if you are not planning to exhibit. The auction will commence at 4pm.

The Schedule is now available here. There is truly something for everyone!Schedule

Local sculptor needs help

Dave Cooke is searching for materials for a new art work.

If you have any horse brasses that you are able to donate, please contact Dave  (781130,  Bareen Cottage in Back Lane).

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