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Congresbury Recreation Club will be holding its A.G.M on Wednesday 6th June 2018.
Start 7.30 p.m. at The Rec Club.
Fernbank is opening it’s gates again on June 3rd from 10.30-5pm. Come along and enjoy this slightly crazy garden full of surprises. There’s plenty to see in the 1/3rd acre plot next to the Methodist church in the High Street. Type your poetry in a hut, sit on a pew beside the fireplace, potter in the potting shed, lay on a blanket on the lawn, listen to trickling water and birdsong, and when you’re done, there’s a wonderful choice of delicious cakes to go with your tea. £4 entry, children free. Not suitable for wheelchairs. See more on the NGS website and our Facebook page where there’s a map and children’s quiz to print out.
There’ll be an open garden and plant sale at The Cottage, 6 Walnut Tree Court, Congresbury BS49 5EN on Saturday 9th June (10am-3pm) to support the new village hall. Drop by to see the beautiful garden, buy a plant or two and enjoy a coffee or tea and cake. There’ll also be a book sale and raffle.
Do you have time to spare to drive Bluey and help your local community?
Congresbury Community Transport is run as a non-profit making charity and is staffed entirely by un-paid volunteers.
We run trips for a variety of groups to local venues as well as day trips to more distant locations.
Drivers receive appropriate training through the MIDAS system which is endorsed by North Somerset Council.
For information on how to become a driver, please contact Paul Spears on 01934 257247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To get an idea of some of the trips we do, click here.
From Monday 2 April, Carmel Bristol will operate a revised service 88 which will no longer serve Backwell, Congresbury and Yatton. Passengers can use First services X2, X7 and X8 instead.
Remember to follow North Somerset Public Transport on Facebook to stay up-to-date with the latest information and news.
Bristol area signalling renewal and enhancements. From 30 March (Good Friday) until the early hours of Wednesday 4 April, no trains will operate between Bristol Temple Meads and Weston-super-Mare. There will also be no trains to Bath Spa, Bristol Parkway or Severn Beach. In total, 20 railway stations will be without rail services, including local stations Nailsea and Backwell, Yatton, Worle and Weston Milton.
Download the PDF with more information and links here.
A feast of craftsmanship and artistic talent will fill the Refectory on Saturday, April 21, 10a.m -4p.m, when 17 craftspeople from around the area, as far as Taunton, will exhibit at the Spring Fair.
Among the many arts and crafts on display will be basketry, wood carving, metalwork, painting, photography, jewellery, felting, quilting, mirrors, pictures, textiles and cards.
Refreshments are available all day, with light lunches.
Entry £1, children free.
The event is organised by the Friends of St. Andrew’s church, who help maintain the church and Refectory.
The farming community was well represented among the large congregation attending the funeral of David Edwards (81) in St. Andrew’s Church, Congresbury, on March 26.
David was born at Brinsea Green Farm, eldest son of Bill and Evelyn, who had united the Edwards and Atwell families when they married.
“A gentleman who always took the time to stop and talk to you; he was not just being polite, that was Dick. He was genuinely interested in life and people.”
Such was the description of Richard Hodder by the vicar of Congresbury, Rev. Matthew Thomson, when he conducted his funeral service in St. Andrew’s church, Congresbury, on March 19.
Minibus hire for local groups.
Where do you want to go?
Call 01934 257247