The Coffee Hub – June 2021

In May we had lots of fun at our Zoom Garden Party.  Everyone entered into the spirit of the occasion with hats, bunting, garden backgrounds and a few cocktails being swigged here and there!   First, we had a short, gardening tips session which included lots of thrifty ideas for collecting seeds from fruit and vegetables […]

Membership Secretary

We are now coming to the final month of the renewal period. If any member has not renewed their membership by the end of the June their membership will automatically cease. There are currently 52 members who have not renewed their membership. Therefore excluding these, our membership now stands at 610. However, I am delighted to […]

Petanque – June 2021

Due to the opening up of both sides of the Petanque court as covid restrictions are eased, we can now take a few more players. We are a friendly group who have been playing on and off since last autumn. We are slowly improving our game since we have been able to play more regularly, […]

New Experiences – June 2021

Axe throwing had been on and off our to-do list for some time, but we recently managed to “try our hand” at it when we visited Go-Ape at Coombe Country Park. Sharon Webb made it look very easy, with her darts playing experience, but most of us were pretty hit and miss. The secret evidently […]

Cycling – June 2021

From May we are now back to riding on the 1st and 3rd Fridays, The 1st Friday ride is generally around 12 to 16 miles and gives new riders or those that have not ridden for a while the opportunity to get back into the saddle. The 3rd Friday ride is generally a little more […]

Evening walks – Report June 2021

Evening Walks FINALLY! EVENING WALKING GROUP REALLY TAKES OFF! May 17th, Wednesday 7:00 pm, twenty two walkers gathered on the Green at Great Bowden and after a very long time, (possibly before I even moved here to MH), we set off on a shortish walk. Thanks to Bruce White for organising and leading from the […]

Local History – June 2021

Last month, a good number of members once again enjoyed a talk by Douglas Goddard.  This time his talk was A History of Royal Fotheringhay, based on the book by BB – Summer on the Nene.  He illustrated his presentation with many photos and diagrams. Nothing remains of Fotheringhay castle today, apart from earthworks and […]

Tuesday walking group June report 2021

June 1st was a glorious day and sixteen walkers set off  through the village of Lubbenham  enjoying the lovely sunshine. After walking across several fields and admiring the wonderful views  we passed close to the Judith stone. Then  we made our way over to Marston Trussell church where we had a short break before walking […]