OWSLEBURY Fete and Dog Show will be held this weekend. 
It will be at Glebe Field on Saturday September 9 from 12.30pm-4pm. 
There will be a bottle tombola, splat the rat, crazy golf, BBQ, beer tent, bric a brac, book stall, piggy races, tea tent, home produce and a bouncy castle. 

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. 

A TALK by arboriculturalist Marco Bartolini will be held in Colden Common. 
An Introduction to the Life of Tree is on Wednesday September 13 at Colden Common Community Centre at 7.15pm. 
This is an opportunity to ask questions to a professional arboriculturalist and ecologist. 

A CHARITY coffee day is coming to Twyford Parish Hall. 
The event will be raising funds for cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support. 
It will be held on Friday September 22 from 2pm-5pm. 
For more details, contact Fiona on 07917 090326. 

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. 

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.