BISHOP'S Waltham Rotary Club recently raised funds for the Turkey and Syria earthquake appeal.
A spokesman said: “We held the collection at Sainsbury’s in Bishop’s Waltham on February 11 and had a tremendous response from everyone resulting in the collection, plus several other donations after the date, raising £1,545, which has been sent to aid the immediate response to the humanitarian disaster. As a club we have also allocated a further £1,000 that will be donated to the Rotary fund dedicated to the long-term rebuilding plans.”
In April, the club will be holding a membership day on a Saturday, date to be confirmed, in the King’s Centre. 

MEON Voices Spring Concert will be held on Saturday April 29 at 7.30pm at St Peter’s Church, Bishop’s Waltham.
The performance will include Elgar, Gershwin and Gilbert & Sullivan with modern classics from Queen and Simon & Garfunkel, sprinkled with favourites including Swing Low Sweet Chariot and Scarborough Fair.
There will be an interval with tea, coffee and biscuits; there is no need to book, and whilst the concert is free to attend; there will be a cash collection, the proceeds of which will be divided between the choir and the church’s charities.
For details about joining the choir, contact Phil on 01489 579078 or via email, or email Jane on for more information.

AN exhibition is coming to Bishop's Waltham, showing what life was like in the town in the 1950s and 1960s.
Time of Change exhibition: Children of the 1950s and 60s remember everyday life in Bishop's Waltham, will be at the United Free Church in Basingwell Street, on March 26.
The free event will be held from 1.30pm - 4.30pm. It is being organised by the Bishop's Waltham Society and grandparents are being encouraged to bring their grandchildren along.

A DATE had been announced for the next Bishop's Waltham Bites.
The event will take place on April 22, from 11am, with a variety of food and drink offerings around the town. 
For more information on tickets, visit:

WICKHAM Community Centre is hosting a craft fair on March 25.
The event is free entry and will be held from 10am-2pm. 
It will be offering a variety of stalls including jewellery, waxmelts, home decor, baked goods and more.
More than 40 small businesses will have stalls at the craft fair.

THE National Open Garden Scheme is asking people to open up their gardens.
People can choose to open them to the public in spring, summer or autumn.
For more details, contact Helen Fuller on

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