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Monthly get together at The Farmer
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The Farmer Inn On the first Wednesday of the month from 8 pm members of CVRA have an informal get together at The Farmer . It's a great way to catch up with neighbours and meet other village residents, both new and longstanding. It is not a "meeting" and there is no agenda. This is simply designed to be an opportunity for us all to meet up with, and enjoy the company of fellow CVRA members. Likewise, if you are not yet a member or are new to...

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Sunday 25th June – Catherington Big Lunch
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Tickets are on sale for the Catherington Big Lunch this year which will take place on Sunday 25th June There will be a Hog Roast included in the ticket price and live music to get everyone into the swing. Other activities will include Steam Train Rides, Pillow Jousting, Treasure Hunt and Games, as well as the annual Catherington Tug of War. Everything kicks off at midday in the field next to The Farmer Inn (The Donkey Field). Everyone is encouraged to...

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New Trees Planted
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New Trees planted in May 2017 Earlier in the year a grant was obtained from EHDC, courtesy of Sara Schillemore for the purchase of mature trees, and with the help of a donation from a CVRA member, the trees have been purchased and planted in the field opposite the Church car park on Catherington Lane.  

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Christmas Carols at The Farmer – 10th December
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Get in to the Christmas spirit with carols on Saturday 10th December at The Farmer. The band will strike up from 6pm and there will be mulled wine and mince pies available. Bring family and friends along and join in with all your favourites.

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“Blondie” Haslar Blue Plaque – 17th October 2016
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"Blondie" Haslar Blue Plaque   Monday 17th October 2016 sees the unveiling of the blue plaque to commemorate Lt. Col. H.G. "Blondie" Haslar DSO OBE CdeG RM, who lived in Catherington.    The plaque has been funded by a grant from EHDC arranged by Sara Schillemore and donations from members of CVRA, which are most gratefully received.     It will be unveiled at 15 Glamorgan Road at 11:30 on Monday 17th October 2016 by Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, more usually known as Lord Paddy Ashdown, a former Commando...

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“Blondie” Haslar talk – 9th October 2016
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On the evening of Sunday last 9th October 2016, at the Church Hall, Bill Evershed gave an excellent talk on Lt. Col. H.G. "Blondie" Haslar DSO OBE CdeG RM, who lived in Catherington.  It was a great compliment to Bill that the event sold out within a day or two of being published in the last Catherington Village Newsletter.  Very many thanks to Bill, his family and the other helpers on the night; particularly East Hampshire District Councillor Sara Schillemore, who was the...

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AGM Saturday 19th November 2016
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CVRA's 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 19th November at The Church Hall adjoining All Saints Church at 7:00 p.m. All existing and potential new members of CVRA are welcome and light refreshments will be available.  

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday Party in Catherington
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  Instead of the usual "Big Lunch" which Catherington Village Residents Association (CVRA) has been holding for some years, this year they held a celebration to honour the Queen's 90th birthday.  It was a ticket only event that sold out weeks ahead of the big day. The party was held at The Farmer Inn, Catherington, in the donkey field alongside the pub.  Drinks were purchased from the pub.  CVRA would like to extend a huge thank you to Elaine the land...

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“Happy Birthday Ma’am” – 12th June 2016
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SOLD OUT   To mark the occasion of the Queen's 90th Birthday the CVRA is organising a right royal knees-up to be held in the "donkey field" next to the Farmer Inn. Events and festivities include Live Music, Hog Roast, Cream Teas, Bouncy Castle, Treasure Hunt, Face Painting, Games, Races and a Quiz as well as the obligatory Catherington Tug of War. Dressing up is positively encouraged with a red, white and blue theme with crowns definitely the gear to be seen in. Everything kicks off...

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12th December – Christmas Carols at The Farmer
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Get in to the Christmas spirit with carols on Saturday 12th December at The Farmer. The band will strike up from 6pm and there will be mulled wine and mince pies available. Bring family and friends along and join in with all your favourites.

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