Community News

Craft Day at St George’s Church on 24th February from 10 am till 4 pm. Come along and bring your latest project with you. Lace, knitting, beading, cross stitch, card making and lots more. Supplier stalls, workshops (bookable in advance on the website), tea and coffee available but bring your own lunch. Tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door. For more info see poster in the lobby or www.stgeorgesoakdale.co.uk or email: st.g.craftfair@gmail.com

Viva Voce choir performance at St Clement’s Church, Parkstone on Saturday 24th February at 7:30pm. For more information please see the poster in the foyer.

Information from ARCH:
1) Grand Opening! ARCH warmly invite you to attend the unveiling ceremony of the new community notice board outside ASDA on Saturday 24th Feb at 11 am in the presence of the Town Cryer. RSVP by email canfordheatharch@gmail.com
2) Friends of the Library need more books to sell to raise money. Please bring all your unwanted paper back books to Canford Heath Library.
3) A big thanks to our Fantastic Adastral Square Gardeners (ADSGAR). All their hard work its making Adastral square look really lovely, they have now expanded to taking care of the bedding outside the library. They need more volunteer gardeners to keep up this wonderful work. Please get in touch with Muriel at wattsits381@uwclub.net
4) The next community litter pick will be held on SATURDAY 3 MARCH and we are joining forces with Dexter’s Sports Club and Keep Britain Tidy to take part in The Great British Spring Clean. Meet in Learoyd Road car park at 10.00am.  Refreshments afterwards courtesy of Dexter’s.

Poole Civic Awards The Borough of Poole invites nominations for the 2017/2018 Poole Civic Awards which aim to recognise voluntary service by individual or organisation that have made an outstanding contribution to the Community. Individual nominees must live or work in Poole and organisations must be located within the Borough. (Employees of the Borough of Poole are excluded) You may nominate any individual or organisations which you may consider deserves an award. Application forms are available online at http://poole.gov.uk/news/civic-awards-2017-2018-nominations-now-open or from the Mayor’s Office – please call: 01202 633200 or e-ail mayors.secretary@poole.gov.uk for a form. Awards will be presented at the ceremony held at Upton House in May 2018. The closing date for receipt of nominations is 28th February 2018.

St Matthew Passion by Bournemouth Bach Choir and Orchestra. Sat 17th March at 7 pm, Christchurch Priory. For more info see poster in the lobby. For tickets call 01202 485 804 or email boxoffice@christchurchpriory.org

Montacute School’s Happy Zone Café is back! The school café is run by some of the upper school students. Fridays 10.30 till 11.15 am, at Montacute School, 3 Canford Heath Road, Poole BH17 9NG.

‘Where Adventure Begins’ (Faith in the Family) performance by Riding Lights on Friday 16th March – 7.30pm – 9.30pm at St Marys Longfleet. Please see the poster in the lobby for more details. Tickets £10 from https://www.newwine.org/events/where-adventure-begins-faithfamily-poole

Showcasing Poole’s Great Neighbourhoods – tell Poole Conversation about a street, community group, activity or business that makes your neighbourhood special. Look online for more info and to nominate: www.pooleconversation.org