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Recent News

March 5th   Lawshall Village Hall AGM 2017

 Well it’s March already and the first signs of spring are evident. March to May is my favourite time of the year as we see nature come to life. It’s especially nice in this lovely village of ours. This spring also sees the start of a new year for your village hall. A new table tennis club is to start soon at the hall with dates to be shown in your next edition of the RA magazine. Other clubs are going from strength to strength also including the circuit training at 7pm on Thursdays and the very popular Tuesday club. Details of all our clubs and ventures can be found on the village hall website and in the magazine.

On Monday 20th March, we will be holding our AGM at the hall at 7.30pm. We are in need of new committee members and would love to see some new faces at our meetings. We need you to be a part of some exciting new projects that will be starting this year and we especially need to set up a small group of people to get together to arrange the new summer fair and some very exciting new Christmas events that are planned for this year.

We are now working closely with the Parish Council in bringing some great new events to the village for your enjoyment so please come along and be part of our team. If you wish to learn more about what is needed, please feel free to give me a call or have a chat with any of the committee members. (Contact details can be found in this magazine).

Enjoy the coming early spring and I look forward to seeing some of you at our AGM.       David Henderson

Chair, Village Hall Management Committee



January 3rd 2017

As we move steadily into 2017, it’s time to start looking forward to what the New Year will bring us. None of us can know what is in store but at the village hall, we can guarantee a variety of opportunities for you to come along and enjoy yourselves. We have our usual clubs like the Tuesday club, mother and toddler group, WI meetings and the increasingly popular Thursday night circuit training, among others. 2017 will bring new clubs as well, including the Gardening club which will have its first meeting in March. (Date to be confirmed). There will be a surprise next Christmas that simply cannot be missed and we will also be looking at the possibility of starting a bingo night. Any volunteers to help run this would be greatly appreciated.

Keep reading your RA magazine to see what’s happening or call any one of us for further details. The WI is looking to plan an open gardens event for the village which the gardening club will be supporting. The parish Council will also be hoping to organise a village fair this year with our help but we still need volunteers to assist.

Let’s get this village moving with lots of events and, more importantly, let’s see you joining in and supporting your village.    Have a great 2017

David Henderson  – Chairman, Village Hall Management Committee




September 1st 2016

Hi to all Lawshall residents. I hope you have been enjoying the lovely warm days we have had during August. As I write this, some rain has been forecast for later today which is much needed in our gardens. There’s just no pleasing us is there!


Some of you will have noticed that the last edition of RA was late being delivered. We apologise for this but it was caused by matters beyond our control. Since then, I have still not received much response to our desperate plea for volunteers to help out the committee that runs the village hall. Please, if you can spare a very little amount of time, come along and get involved in keeping the village hall alive. We really do need you.

On a brighter front, there will soon be circuit training and fitness classes starting at the hall including boot camp style training with an experienced and fully qualified trainer. Look out for dates and times to be advertised across the village. I know he is targeting all ages and abilities so give it a try. I certainly will.

Finally, I hope you all enjoy the rest of the summer and the weather stays good. Take care.

David Henderson. Chair Village Hall Management Committee


August 7th

Well it’s July and the weather hasn’t yet justified its summer tag. Cloudy and showery with strong breezes are not what we want but there’s still plenty of time for things to clear up so that we can spend some well-earned time in the sunshine in our own gardens. July sees a bit of a lull in the flowering of our plants following the wonderful spring and early summer showing of flowers such as Aquilegia, Peony, and early clematis, but the delights of Phlox, Echinacea, Rudbeckia and Dahlias will soon be filling our lives with an abundance of colour. So there’s plenty to look forward to.

Sadly, that is not currently the case with your village hall. You will see from another article in this issue that the hall is desperately in need of committee members covering various roles. The current committee are working extremely hard to keep the hall going but there is only so much we can do with so few of us, so please, please, please come forward and help us to keep this village asset going.

The sad fact is that if we don’t get some more volunteers very soon, the hall will have to close down which would be a great and very sad loss. We need you so please get in contact with any of us via the numbers on the inside cover of this issue or call round and see us at any time. Please enjoy the rest of your summer in this beautiful village of ours.

David Henderson.   (Chairman Village Hall Management Committee)

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    June 2016

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    April/May 16

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