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Ukraine Appeal

As we all worry about the rises in the cost of gas/electric/oil, Ukraine are struggling with erratic power supplies and cold temperatures. So in addition to the food and general items listed below, our appeal is now asking for warm coats, jumpers, socks and single duvets (either new or in good condition). Please continue to support the Banbury teams amazing efforts to provide relief to those in Ukraine.

General household items: Candles, torches, camping stoves, floor and washing liquids, sponges, mops and buckets, toilet paper, kitchen rolls, house cleaning products, single duvets, pillows and bed linen (new or in very good condition please)

Food items for quick preparation: Cans of food with ring pulls, pasta, rice, noodles, chunky soups, cooking sauces, cooking oil, tomato concentrate, flour, yeast, long life/dry milk, tea, coffee, sugar, salt, biscuits, energy bars, dried fruit and nuts, sweets

Medical items: Pain killers, bandages, plasters, disinfectant wipes, disinfectant creams, cough syrups

Babies and children’s products: Nappies, wet wipes, baby milk, baby food, children’s snacks, sweets.

Toiletries: Toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, wet wipes, shampoo, shower gel, women’s hygiene items, body creams

Items for pets: Wet or dry food

Items can be left in the box under Rita’s porch – if you don’t know the address please ask anyone in the Ladies Guild, as I don’t want to give out an address on this post

Many thanks, any items, however small will really make a difference.

Ukraine Appeal

Rita is still doing an amazing job collecting items for the Ukraine Appeal and taking them into the team in Banbury. Thank you to everyone who has been supporting this good cause. If you can help in any way the following are urgently needed:

General household items: Candles, torches, camping stoves, floor and washing liquids, sponges, mops and buckets, toilet paper, kitchen rolls, house cleaning products, single duvets, pillows and bed linen (new or in very good condition please)

Food items for quick preparation: Cans of food with ring pulls, pasta, rice, noodles, chunky soups, cooking sauces, cooking oil, tomato concentrate, flour, yeast, long life/dry milk, tea, coffee, sugar, salt, biscuits, energy bars, dried fruit and nuts, sweets

Medical items: Pain killers, bandages, plasters, disinfectant wipes, disinfectant creams, cough syrups

Babies and children’s products: Nappies, wet wipes, baby milk, baby food, children’s snacks, sweets.

Toiletries: Toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, wet wipes, shampoo, shower gel, women’s hygiene items, body creams

Items for pets: Wet or dry food

Items can be left in the box under Rita’s porch – if you don’t know the address please ask anyone in the Ladies Guild, as I don’t want to give out an address on this post

Many thanks, any items, however small will really make a difference.

What a perfect way to spend a beautiful sunny day, come along to a traditional village fete – tomorrow Saturday 16th July 2 pm in Horley

Don’t forget to come along to our first village fete for a few years, enjoy a Pimms or refreshments with our delicious BBQ and homemade cakes and take part in traditional village fete activities.

Lots of amazing raffle prizes including a Fitbit Inspire 2, theatre tickets and hampers in addition to those shown on the flyer below.

If you have any children’s books or toys you no longer need or you have any donations for the tombola, please contact us on horleyviews@outlook.com

Perfect weather for Horley Summer Fete Saturday 16th July 2 pm

What a great way to spend a summers day, come along to Horley’s Summer fete, from 2pm to 4:30pm on Saturday 16th July. Lots of raffle prizes including a Fitbit Inspire 2, theatre tickets and hampers in addition to those shown on the flyer below.

If you have any children’s books or toys you no longer need or you have any donations for the tombola, please contact us on horleyviews@outlook.com

Horley Celebrates the Platinum Jubilee

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Horley Platinum Jubilee party on Sunday afternoon and made it such a success.  With true British grit everyone enjoyed their picnics despite the slightly damp weather.  Look out in Horley Views for a full rundown of the day.

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One week to go to the village party at the Cricket Field for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – Sunday 5th June

Take a look at https://platinumjubilee.gov.uk/toolkit/ for children’s activities and ideas for your Jubilee celebrations

Remember to register for the Horley in Bloom Competition for the Platinum Jubilee

Only a few days left until the judging for the best tubs and baskets as part of our Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

To be included in the judging, you need to register your tub/basket at The Red Lion

– you don’t want the judge to miss all your hard work –

There is something for everyone with 3 categories: 0-10 years | 11-16 | Adult.

Don’t forget to visit Caroline’s plant stall!

Every year Caroline works hard to provide us with a brilliant plant stall outside her house. This year is no different, so please remember to visit Caroline’s plant stall. You could get some amazing plants for your garden, or even your basket/pot for the village competition. If you have any spare plants then please donate them to the stall.

All funds raised are in aid of St Etheldreda’s.