A MURDER mystery evening is coming to Otterbourne Village Hall. 
Villainy at the Vicarage will be performed by Otterbourne Theatre Company on September 23 and 24, at 7pm. 
Tickets cost £15 per person which includes a fish ’n chip-style supper, with veggie or sausage options. The bar will be open and takes cash or card payments. 
Watch the drama unfold, guess whodunnit and win prizes. 
For more details, visit: otterbournetheatre.com. 

AN open day will be held at Colden Common Community Centre this weekend. 
This is an opportunity to find our more about the activities they hold. 
It will be open from 10am-1pm on Saturday September 2. Table tennis will be available. 

THE Twyford Locality Festival will be held this weekend. 
The event, which features a wide range of music and entertainment, is on September 2 at Hazeley Fields. 
Headlining this year are Coldplace, the world's leading tribute to Coldplay; Robbie Williams by Lee Pashley; Adele by Natalie Black; Peter Pods Peas; and local trio Roxy. 
There will also be a kidszone; bouncy castles; face painting; Juggling Jakes Circus workshop and shows; PTA tuck shop; ice cream van; bars food outlets; tea garden - with two acoustic sets; Grace Croune Photography - family portraits; Tranquil Forest Complimentary Therapies - Indian Head Massage and Reflexology; and Susie James Jewellery. 
For more details, visit localityfestival.co.uk. 

COLDEN Common Community Centre is organising garage sales across the village on Sunday September 10, from 10am-2pm. 
For more details or to register your address, which will be added to a map, email: ccgaragesale20@gmail.com or call 01992 715789. 

LOOKING ahead, a table-top sale will be held at Twyford Parish Hall and organised by the local girlguides. 
The sale will be on Saturday, October 14 from 9am-12pm. Admission is free. 
The guides will be fundraising throughout the day. To register for a stall, a £5 donation will be needed by September 30. 
For more details visit: forms.gle/jCWwfnTKBYxgGRhr7. 

THE Colden Common Community Centre Association is inviting residents to submit ideas for a new logo for the building. 
The competition is open to all Colden Common residents. 
The design needs to be submitted on an A5 size paper, with a name and contact number.  It needs to be handed in at the community centre by Monday September 4. 
All entries will be displayed in the community centre from Monday September 11, and visitors will be able to view and judge each entry. 
The final judging and decision on final design will be made at the community association annual general meeting on Wednesday September 20. 

COLDEN Common Parish Council is appealing for residents to send them new and old photos of the village. 
A message from the parish council said: “A huge welcome to Mary Sands who is the new volunteer editor of the village newsletter which is produced quarterly by Colden Common Community Association. 
“Does anyone have old photos of the village that they would like to contribute for the cover of the village newsletter? Mary is specifically looking for ones that might show 'then & now', to demonstrate how the village has changed or looks different. 
“If you can help, please e-mail clerk@coldencommon-pc.gov.uk and the parish office will pass them onto Mary.” 

BALLROOM dancing classes will be held in Otterbourne, from the start of September. 
The classes will be held on Wednesday evenings, from 6.30pm. 
For more details, contact Tina on 07890 525686 or Lisa on 07887 877095.