COUNTRY MARKET: Newick Country will be open as usual today, Friday, from 10am to 11am in the village hall. There is a good selection of fresh vegetables, eggs, cheese, homemade cakes and savoury items, plus flowers, greetings and cards knitted items. Make sure you arrive on time, many items sell very quickly. You can also enjoy a cuppa and a natter.

RUGBY: There will be three rugby games tomorrow, Saturday. Samoa v Scotland, 2.40pm; Australia v Wales at 5pm plus an evening match, England v Uruguay at 8pm. Make sure you check with the Newick Rugby Club which games they will be showing at Sports Pavilion on the big screen,

CHURCH SERVICES: Services this Sunday at St Mary’s Church are Holy Communion at 8am (BCP) followed by Morning Prayer (CW) at 10.30am. If you require a lift to church, please telephone in advance 722582 to make sure you will be collected.

MEN’S SUPPER: There will be a Men’s Supper in the Barn Centre on Friday October, 7.45pm for 8pm. The speaker will be Rev Paul Mundy. Tickets are £5. Telephone 01825 724378 or email to book you place.

CINEMA: Newick Cinema will be showing the film A Royal Night Out, on Sunday October 25 in the village hall. There is a licensed bar and refreshments from 7pm. The film will commence at 7.30pm. Tickets are £6 on the door you can book in advance by emailing or telephone 01825 723392.

WI: Newick Green WI next will be meeting on Thursday October 22. The speaker will be Ginny Knox giving a talk on Wild at Heart and the Delights of Foraging. Ginny will explain the trials and tribulation and the joys of starting a food business, plus how to find and cook wild foods. You will also be able to taste some of her recipes and purchase some Wild Heart products. Visitor are most welcome to join this meeting in the Community Centre at 7.45pm.

AUTUMN: Is now with us I do hope you have all enjoyed the beautiful sunshine over the last week. The leaves on the trees are changing colour and falling off. It will soon be time for the Newick Bonfire celebrations on Saturday October 31. More details later.

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