The Christmas Whist Drive will take place in the Institute on Friday 8th December at 7.30 p.m. Newcomers are very welcome to join. Marjorie Spence is the organiser. Each year the village is asked to donate items as prizes for the raffle and the hamper. Bottles, boxes of chocolates, biscuits, sweets and
tinned goods would be very welcome. The Institute will be open in the afternoon of the 7th of December for you go in and drop. Please be generous in your giving. This meeting generates a substantial amount of funds for the Institute, amounting to £774 last year. To enquire further, ring Marjorie on 650 622.
The Kennel Field Trust AGM will be on Saturday 9th December at 2.00 p.m. in the Village Institute. All are welcome; there will be tea and
biscuits afterwards and time to look at old photographs.
Carols round the village
Please join us for our annual charity door-to-door carol singing around the village. We will meet outside the Institute on Tuesday 12th December
at 6 p.m. Everyone is very welcome, whatever your age or singing ability. Carol sheets will be provided but please bring your own torches.
Mulled wine and mince pies in the Institute afterwards. This year's charity is the Salvation Army.
Christmas Coffee Morning
Saturday 16th December, starting at 10.30am
Admission £3.00 for adults Children free. No need to book, just turn up and meet friends and neighbours. Sue Duffield
A Carol Service will be held in the Mission Room on Sunday 17th December at 3 p.m. Money raised from the collection will be divided between the Mission Room and the Salvation Army. Light refreshments will be served after the service. All welcome. Jackie Cook
New Year Party
Saturday 6th January 2024, starting at 7pm. £5.00 entrance fee payable by cash or card. Children free.Please bring your own glasses and drinks, plates and cutlery etc The main course is provided by the Institute Committee with a bring and share for sweets.
It is essential that you book this event inadvance as numbers are needed for catering purposes. Please telephoneSue on 663504 asap (no later than Monday 1st January). Sue Duffield
Post Office - The Post Office at Aysgarth Garage is open from 9am to 12noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Macmillan Coffee Morning and Fundraising Update
Many of you very kindly supported our Coffee Morning at the end of June to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Our original target was £750. However our final total was a massive £2,937.77. Our thanks go to all our wonderful friends, colleagues and relatives for all your donations to this very worthy cause.
Lynda, Karen and Karen
Badminton - New members are welcome at the Badminton Club which meets in the Institute every Tuesday evening. You don't have to be an expert player to join. For more details contact Martyn Donno on 01969 662649.
The fishmonger who comes to Hawes Market on a Tuesday will also deliver to your door on a Friday.Each Friday he will also be selling fish outside Thornton Rust Institute from 12.30 to 1 p.m. His details are: Mobile: 07711989590 Email: Hawesfishmarket@gmail. com
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Correction: The joint winners of the children's fancy dress competition were Pippa Cromey-Hawk and Jemima Griffith
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