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World War One Commemorative Service

WW1

A service was held at the war memorial in the churchyard of St Peter's church on Sunday 3 August to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

These are the words of introduction:

'We have gathered around this memorial today to remember all those from this community who were caught up in the courageous but tragic events of the First World War. We remember those who were killed in action, or by disease, the bereaved, the lost, the families which were shattered, the wounded, maimed and injured, those who held in silence unspeakable memories of warfare.'

There was a reading of names of the roll of honour from the village hall of those who served in the war, not only those who gave their lives in the fighting.

At the end of the service, those attending were invited to view a display of memorabilia in the church

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Village Diary
   
December
2 Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
(see panel on right for other dates)
3 Knit & Craft Group, Village Hall 2-4pm
5 Healthwise Age Uk, Village Hall. 10:30am
5 Benington Film Club, Village Hall, 7:30pm
9 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm
9 Mobile Library (see stopping points) (fortnightly Tuesdays)
11 Lunch Club, Village Hall, 12:15pm
13 Saturday Club, Village Hall, 2:00-4:30pm
16 Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
(see panel on right for other dates)
17 Benington & Walkern Gardening Club, Village Hall, 7:30pm
23 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm
23 Mobile Library (see stopping points) (fortnightly Tuesdays)
   
January 2015
2 Benington Film Club
The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Cert 12)
Doors open at 7:30pm and film starts at 8pm.
6 Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
(see panel on right for other dates)
6 Mobile Library (see stopping points) (fortnightly Tuesdays)
7 Knit & Craft Group, Village Hall 2-4pm
14 Benington Parish Council meeting, The School, 8pm
20 Mobile Library (see stopping points) (fortnightly Tuesdays)
22 Lunch Club, Village Hall, 12:15pm
27 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm
   

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Every Thursday- Parish Hall 9-11.30am

Mobile Library Stopping Points
fortnightly Tuesdays

Old School Green 2.:20 - 2:40pm
Ernest Doe 2:50 - 3:20pm
More information 0300 123 4049
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Benington Playgroup
Village Hall 12:30-3:00pm
2nd and 4th Friday in the month
Katie 01438 869074


The Benington Whist Club

We meet in Benington Village Hall at 2:00pm prompt and finish at 4:30pm with a break for tea and biscuits.

Dates for this term are as follows

December 2
December 16

There will be a warm welcome to all.

Further enquiries to Jean Heyworth.tel 01438 869673 or jeanheyworth@yahoo.co.uk


Saturday Club
Games, Activiities, Songs & Stories
and meet friends for tea
Village Hall 2-4:30pm

December 24 (Crib Service)

There is a Family Service in St Peter's on the following Sunday at 11am (except November)

Rita Plumb 01438 869731
Jenny Cobb 01438 869348


   
 
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