A MURDER mystery event is coming to Twyford at the start of December.
It will be held at Twyford Village Hall on Saturday, December 2. 
There will be a three course meal, with the acting between the courses.
The event is raising money for Wessex Cancer Trust and Foxies Future.
There will be a bar and a raffle.
For more details, email isabellehaigh2@gmail.com.

THE Compton and Shawford village panto will be held in January next year.
They will be performing The Sword in the Stone at Shawford Village Hall from January 11-13. 
Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s and over 65s. 
For more details, contact Andrea on 01962 715735. 

THE Colden Common Winter Market and Craft Fayre is fast approaching. 
The event, at Colden Common Community Centre, will be on Sunday, November 26 from 2pm - 5pm.
It will have lots of festive stalls and seasonal offerings to browse.
Father Christmas will be paying a visit during the afternoon, with tickets available for his grotto. 
They will also be selling raffle tickets and refreshments will be available. Entry and parking will be free. 

A QUIZ night is coming to Owslebury.
The event will be held at Owslebury School on November 25, starting at 7pm. 
It's being organised by the Friends of Owslebury School. 
Tickets cost £5 per person or £40 for a table of eight. 
For more details, call 07827 291407 or email friendsofowslebury@gmail.com. 

FATHER Christmas will be visiting Twyford at the start of December.
The Christmas in the Park event will be at the Ballard Close Playing Field on December 2, from 2.30pm-5.30pm.
There will be a Christmas tree competition, food, drink, mulled wine, carols, music and crafts. 
For more information, visit shop.ballardclose.co.uk/. 

A CHRISTMAS wreath workshop will be held in Twyford. 
It will be held at Twyford Parish Hall on Sunday, December 3 at 2pm and 7pm. 
The workshop costs £42 per person and includes a guided wreath tutorial.
All proceeds go to Twyford Playgroup. 

A CHRISTMAS fair is coming to Otterbourne at the end of November.
The St Matthew’s Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday, November 25 at Otterbourne Village Hall, from 12pm-3pm. 
Entry costs £1, with children free. The fair will have local crafts, gifts, children’s stalls, refreshments, Santa’s grotto and a hamper raffle.

COLDEN Common Community Transport is looking for more volunteer drivers.
They operate shopping trips to local supermarkets on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 
For more details, contact Dave Walton on 01962 712986.

A POP-UP shop raising money for Christmas hampers is coming to Colden Common this weekend.
The shop will be selling clothes for children and adults. They will also be selling toys. 
There will also be refreshments on offer. It will be held at the Church Rooms in Colden Common on Sunday, November 19 from 10.30am to 2.30pm. 

A COLDEN Common pub has announced its reopening under a new owner.
The Rising Sun will be opening again on Friday, November 10 for drinks only.
A post on Facebook said: "We will be gradually improving things as we go, but we are able to get the doors reopen from this Friday!
"The kitchen opening will be some time to come yet due to quite a lot of maintenance required to get things ready."