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Otford Community News - week commencing Mon 25th June

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  1. Kay Drake

    Kay Drake Member

    OTFORD Folk Dance Club meet at 8pm every Thursday throughout the year in the Otford church hall, High Street, opposite ‘The Bull’ and tonight (June 28) Cliff Hayward and Peter Nixon will be calling which is a change to the advertised programme. The cost is £1.50. which includes tea or coffee. All kinds of mixed folk dances are on offer and all are welcome. Whether you have little or no knowledge, the caller will give help and your fellow dancers will also assist you. The emphasis is on friendly enjoyment rather than perfection If you would like more information ring Mary Butson, 01732 458356.

    THERE is still time to donate to Stan the Barbers retirement gift by taking your contribution along to the Parish Council Offices in the High Street, opposite Stans, which are open between 8.30 and 12.30 Monday to Friday. He will be hosting an Open House between 10am and 5pm on Saturday June 30 and you are invited to go along and wish him well.

    OTFORD Primary School's PTFA Summer Fete will take place from 12 noon until 3pm on Saturday July 7 in the school grounds and buildings. You are invited to go along and join them for a fun afternoon of music and entertainment, summer shopping, a BBQ and beer tent, as well as a raffle and auction. There will also be a miniature garden competition, a large dragon bouncy castle and inflatable slide, face painting, and lots of fun games for the children to play.

    OTFORD United Junior Football Club is currently looking for under 13 football players to join their team for the 2018/2019 season. The team are an U12 side playing up an age group in the Ashford A League where they finished as runners up this season. Home games are played on Saturdays at Hale Lane Recreation Ground. The club is interested in hearing from current school Year 7 or 8 boys looking to play at a good standard in a successful team and for an inclusive friendly, club. They are looking for different positions but specially a goalkeeper and defender. For more details contact Paul 07747 762703 or email paul.schooley@oujfc.com.

    DO something amazing and help give girls in our local community more opportunities for fun, friendship, challenge and adventure by volunteering to help Girlguiding. Girlguiding Otford are looking for new volunteers and have immediate vacancies for regular unit helpers to assist their uniformed leaders, particularly for Brownies and Rangers. A unit administrator is also urgently needed for the Seal St Lawrence Brownies. If you need more information please email ggkemsingotforddistrict@gmail.com, or you can register your interest at www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested or call 0800 169 5901. You can also see what they get up to by liking them on Facebook at Girlguiding Knole Division.

    OTFORD Parish Council next meet at 7.30pm on Monday July 9 in the Club Room of the Memorial Hall. For those interested in all the activities of OPC the minutes of meetings are available in the Library, and minutes, agendas and newsletters can be obtained via the web www.otfordpckentparishes.gov.uk.

    VOLUNTEER drivers are still being sought by Dial 2 Drive. If you own a car and could take an elderly/disabled person to a medical appointment or shopping just one a week they would like to hear from you. The role is flexible, it could be daily, once a week or once a month, all depending on the time the driver can offer. Please contact them on 0300 777 1200 driving@imago.community if you would like to help.

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