COUNTRY MARKET: Newick Country Market will be open today, Friday, from 10am to 11am. Plenty of local vegetables, plus numerous other tempting goodies, fresh flowers, greetings cards, and knitted items. You can also enjoy some refreshments.

CHURCH SERVICES: The services this Sunday at St Mary’s Church are 8am Holy Communion (BCP) and later that morning at 10.30am there will be Morning Prayer (CW). Everyone will be made most welcome to attend any service at St Mary’s.

FILM: Sunday evening the film being shown in the village hall is Far From The Madding Crowd. Tickets £6 on the door or by email at The bar will be open and other refreshments will also be available.

PRODUCTION: From December 2 to 5, you could attend the next production of the Newick Amateur Dramatic Society, Death by Fatal Murder, an excellent comedy by Peter Gordon and directed by David Read in the village hall. Tickets £9 per head. Bar open at 7.15pm curtain up at 8pm. Tickets are on sale from Newick Butcher. You can also telephone 01825 722359 or 722985 or email So why not gets some friends together and enjoy the adventures of bungling Inspector Pratt.

THE AGM: of Newick Twinning Association will be held in the Community Centre on Wednesday. They are always looking for new people to join this committee. If you are interested contact Andy Wilson 01825 724223.

ADVENT CONCERT: Just to remind you of the Advent Concert at St Andrews and St Mary the Virgin Church Fletching on Saturday November 28 at 7.30pm. Tickets £12 available from 01825 712462 or at the door.

BUSY: No doubt you are all busy with making Christmas Cakes and Puddings now, only five weeks until the great Christmas Celebrations.

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