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Everybody is Somebody

Reposted with link fixed (I hope)

Green Lea School, together with Resource Creative Media have been working on a documentary film project for the last 6 months funded by the National Lottery Awards for all Scheme . The film is a 30 minute documentary about the history of the school, the local community, All Saints Church Milwich, and about school life now . The film is call “Everybody is Somebody” the school motto .

This should be well worth watching for Milwich residents, older and young.

The World Premiere is at the school on Friday 6th July. Full details are available on the poster

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Next Quiz Night will be on Tuesday 26th June

8.00 for 8.30pm start
Four players per team £2.00 per player
Prizes for winning team
Light refreshments provided
Good evening’s entertainment
ALL ARE WELCOME

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Sounds like a good event near by.

Draycott Summer Fayre 2018

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March News

Milwich W I  Report                                 February 2018

Paramedic Katie Hill had always wanted to work with people who needed help with health issues and with care. As a youngster she joined the Saint John’s Ambulance Brigade, so after school she became a student paramedic going to University to take a 30 week intensive course after which she went on placement to have her skills signed off. She qualified in 2017 and now is a full time paramedic based in Stafford, however she may be called to Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Cannock or New Cross Hospitals. She has many duties, from taking patients to hospital for appointments, taking patients after they are discharged, to driving at 90mph on the motor way to help at an accident. Her shifts are usually 12 hours long during the day and night which may be extended if a situation needs more time. Katie answered many questions and members were all very proud of a young person who is so enthusiastic about her career and hoping to remain with the service until she retires.

Doug Bradbury will be telling members “Tales of a Master Farrier” on March 14th at 7.30pm at All Saints Village Hall.

Visitors are always welcome to very happy and interesting meetings held on the second Wednesday of the month. For further information please ring Sue Lloyd on 01889 505470 or May Yates on 01889 505518

 

Milwich & District Produce Guild

In January we welcomed back Ruth Williams, who gave us an interesting talk, with slides, on the Hidden Gems of Staffordshire (part two).  She took us across the county, showing us some historical, and colourful places of interest.

On March 20th, Geoff Smith will take us Behind the Scenes at Chelsea Flower Show,- an area we don’t normally get to see.  Sounds interesting.

Our meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of the month, at All Saints’ Village hall, beginning at 8pm.  Visitors always welcome.  For further information, please contact Michael Baggaley on 01889 270161. Or –          m_baggaley@btinternet.com

 

Milwich Pre-School Newsletter

We have had a fantastic start to the new year, the first half-term has flown by. A big thank you must go to our preschool/local community who came into school to tell us all about their jobs, and how they help us, so with that thought in mind we turn our attention to our mummies, we all know how much our mummies help us everyday, so we will be surprising them on Mothering Sunday, with hand made cards and gifts.

This half-term our theme is “under the sea” we will be exploring lots of different sea activities, as well as seeing how we can help to keep the sea waters clean and pollution free, fingers crossed we can fit in a trip to the aquarium.

As well as all our under water activities, we will be celebrating Easter, we have lots of crafts planned, and our annual Easter egg hunt, we will also be asking the parents and children to get crafty at home for our bonnet parade, which has become something of a preschool tradition.

Next half term we will be joining the Green Lea reception class for yoga, this activity will take place on a Friday morning as part of our music and movement session, we already have very excited children.

And finally we would like to wish Miss Swingewood our forest school teacher all the best as she goes on maternity leave, we are looking forward to meeting the new arrival.

Preschool is offering the 30 hours funding (subject to criteria) we are also signed up to the tax free child care scheme, please see a member of staff for more information.

Preschool runs Monday-Friday, sessions are 9.00am-1.30pm or 9.00am-3.00pm. Lollipops wraparound care sessions are 7.30am-9.00am and/or 3.00pm-5.45pm (term time only) for any further information please contact 07974719522.

 

 

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Mothering Sunday Service

March 11th at11.15am led by Rev Duncan Leake

Dads and Children don’t miss this one

Mum will love it –Yes the Church have a nice present for her

We would love to see you.

Coffee and Tea to follow

Easter Sunday

April 1st at 11.15am

Led by Rev Duncan Leake.

Easter Egg hunt for children.

Special Day for us all.

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February News

Milwich W I  Report                                                              January 2018

Christmas preparations began at the December meeting when Lynn Eaton once again encouraged members to create a Christmas decoration, a “Snowman”.  Everyone completed the task very successfully and were very pleased with the result. Refreshments were “bring and share” which were enjoyed with a glass of mulled wine! We all wished each other season’s greetings and a safe journey home, however when we left the Village Hall we found at least 4” of snow! Everyone did arrive home safely if somewhat slowly.

January is traditionally a members’ evening, and certainly we were not disappointed. There were a number of anecdotes – some a little bit naughty, one recalling school life in the 1950’s which brought back many  memories(how life has changed), another describing the W I – known then as the “Institute” – during the World War 1 and how members could help the war effort, one suggestion being that ladies should skin rabbits and use the skins to make gloves. One of the members brought her beautiful quilts which she had made, and the evening finished with four members singing to the tune “All things Bright and Beautiful” a song called “Four Girls, Bright and Beautiful, looking for a Man”. Members enjoyed a good laugh in a very relaxed atmosphere.

Members look forward to welcoming Katie Hill, who will talk about the work of a Paramedic on February 14th at 7.30pm at All Saints Village Hall.

Visitors are always welcome to very happy and interesting meetings held on the second Wednesday of the month. For further information please ring Sue Lloyd on 01889 505470 or May Yates on 01889 505518

Milwich & District Produce Guild

February’s meeting is on 22nd when it is the annual hyacinth show and social evening. For more information, please contact the Chairman, Mike Baggaley  on 01889 270161. Meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of each month, at All Saints’ Village Hall, beginning at 8pm.  Visitors always welcome.

Milwich Pre-School Newsletter

All at preschool would like to welcome our two new children that started with us at the beginning of term, and have settled in fantastically, as have all our returning children after the Christmas break, we have had lots of lovely Christmas memories shared at circle time.

This term we have been looking at “people who help us” we have lots of activities planned as well as visitors from our local and preschool community, We have a parent who will be visiting us to tell us all about her work at the dentist, an Aunt who will be telling us what its like to be a paramedic and how they can help us, and what we can do in an emergency.  Our hairdressers role play area is proving very popular, and we must say a big thank you to our local hairstylist  Lynne Pamment who donated lots of equipment for our preschool salon. if there are any other members of the local community that would like to come and tell us how they help us and others, please get in touch to arrange a visit.

We have lots of fun and exciting plans to fill the coming year, and preschool will be sharing these with you all through the Compass magazine every month, so keep checking back throughout the year to see what we are all up to.

Preschool is offering the 30 hours funding (subject to criteria). We are also signed up to the tax free child care scheme, please see a member of staff for more information.

Preschool runs Monday-Friday, sessions are 9.00am-1.30pm or 9.00am-3.00pm. Lollipops wraparound care sessions are 7.30am-9.00am and/or 3.00pm-5.45pm (term time only) for any further information please contact  07974 719522.

Milwich Village Hall

COFFEE SHOP

Meeting in February

on Friday 16th February from 11-11.40am

Hot drinks always available

Garden produce, Plants and Crafts when available

Change your books at the Mobile Library from 11-11.40am

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June News

Milwich WI

On 10th May, Milwich WI welcomed Helen Mancy and Verity Connor (County W I Advisors) to the 90th Annual Meeting.

After singing Jerusalem, annual reports were given by the Treasurer, Secretary and President. Milwich W I had, as usual, a very busy and successful year with many interesting speakers and were able to support a chosen charity. The committee will remain as it was and Sue Lloyd will be President for a further year.

Verity Connor took the opportunity to discuss the two proposed Resolutions with the members. After every W I nationally has voted on the Resolutions they are then discussed at the National Annual meeting which takes place in June. Milwich agreed that the representative will have discretional votes for both resolutions.

Members now look forward to the 90th Birthday Meal Celebration at The Parks, Uttoxeter which the County President, Helen Newman, is attending.

Milwich & District Produce Guild

On April 27th, we welcomed Sheligh Teahan, who gave us a very interesting talk, with slides, on the History of Sugnall Walled Gardens, which gave members an insight on what to expect when we pay a visit to the Garden in July.

On June 22nd, our speaker, Ron Rock, will encourage us to get our gardens “Fit For Bees”, an essential part of pollination and food production, as we all know.

Show Schedules for the Show on September 2nd are now available from the Green Man, and any committee member.

For further information, please contact Mike Baggaley on 01889 270161, or m_baggaley@btinternet.com

Milwich Village Hall

COFFEE SHOP

Opening Fridays 9th and 30th June  

from 10.30 – 11.30am                         

Hot drinks always available

Garden produce, Plants and Crafts when available

Change your library books at the Mobile Library 11 – 11.40am

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