A CHURCH in Otterbourne is hosting an Easter trail.
St Matthew's Church is hiding 10 hand-decorated eggs around the village for people to find.
It costs £3 to enter and all money goes to the church. It will be held from April 1-16.
There is also an Easter Monday Fun Day at the church on April 10, from 10am-12.30pm.

TWYFORD litter pick will be held on April 1.
This will be an opportunity for people to help clear the village of litter, starting at 10.30am.
It will be starting at Twyford Parish Hall. There will be free coffee, tea and juice available in the hall until 12pm.
For more details, contact Trish on 01962 713488 or Vicki on 07813508977.

AN Easter Egg hunt is taking place in Colden Common on March 26.
Join the friends and families of Colden Common Pre-School and hunt for 10 missing Easter Eggs around the village.
It costs £5 per child. There will be chocolate treats, craft competitions, a raffle and refreshments.
For more details, contact Colden Common Community Centre on 01962 715401.

COMPTON & Shawford Festival Choir is performing popular choruses and solos from Mendelssohn's Elijah.
It will be in aid of the Voices for Hospices Choir and will be performed in memory of accompanist Gwilym Stacey.
The performance will be held on April 29 at Colden Common Community Centre, starting at 7.30pm.
Admission is £10 on the door.

TWYFORD Bowling Club is holding an open day on April 23, from 10.30am-4pm.
They play between May and September in friendly matches with about 16 clubs in the county, at home and away.
They also have club competitions.
For more information, contact Annie on 07966961751 or annekwestcott@btinternet.com or Dave on 07884335759 or davechalke@icloud.com.

AN asthma and lung charity is holding support sessions in Colden Common.
BreathEasy will be holding sessions every Wednesday at 2pm in the Church Rooms.
They cater primarily for people with conditions such as COPD, fibrosis, long Covid and other pulmonary conditions. 
They have regular activity sessions overseen by a professional trainer, with tea and biscuits provided.
For more details, email breatheasy@colcom@gmail.com or call Roy Williams on 07789 701536 or Frank Glasspool on 01962 711350.

COLDEN Common Parish Council currently have three vacancies.
If you want to be involved in getting better facilities for the area and more about becoming a parish councillor, call, text or WhatsApp the Parish Office on 07775 627131 or e-mail clerk@coldencommon-pc.gov.uk.

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help provide lunches for the older residents of Colden Common.
The lunch club runs at the community centre every Wednesday. 
The commitment is only one Wednesday in every four.
For more details, call Jane Roberts on 07545 425875.

A SERIES of talks are held at Colden Common Community Centre on the second Wednesday of the month.
They are called ‘Colden Common Talks With’ and range from talks about hobbies, local history or new skills. 
The centre is urging people to get in touch to register an interest in giving a talk or presentation.

AN event called ‘A brew and a book’ will be returning to Colden Common.
They are usually held on the last Thursday of each month at Colden Common Community Centre, from 2pm-4pm.
It will be next held on March 30. They are open to everyone. People can enjoy some company, have a hot drink and have a browse at the second hand books.