Long Preston Village News
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SETTLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY - HOME LIBRARY SERVICE
Can’t come to the library? We’ll come to you.
As volunteers for the Home Library Service we would like to increase the use of the service within our community.
The service is for people of any age who, for whatever reason, find it difficult to get to the library or to carry books. Our book deliverers, as you might expect, are a friendly, sympathetic bunch and their visits are welcomed by our customers.
So, if you, or anyone you know – relative, friend or neighbour – would like help in borrowing books, audio books or DVDs, please get in touch via the contact information given below.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Kath Cochrane email@example.com 01729 825683
Margaret Gray firstname.lastname@example.org 01729 822465
Remembrance Day 2021
The sacrifices of war were commemorated this November with a poppy and poster display on Maypole Green and on the water fountain.
A service of thanks for the sacrifices was led by Rev Tracey Darling on Sunday 14th November.
Thank you to all those involved.
Long Preston Heritage Group is assisting North Craven Heritage Group to update its 50 year old photographic record of buildings in Long Preston.
This will be undertaken over the next few months, so if you see some residents photographing buildings, please do not be alarmed.
We will be trying to take the photographs from the same position as the original ones so the changes can be seen.
Also we will be doing new (extra) photographs as a record so the next generation will be able to see the changes.
Hopefully, together with the NCHT, we will be able to have an exhibition of the photos in 2022.
We will provide updates as the project progresses.
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Long Preston Helping Hands Community Group
Long Preston Methodist Chapel
Strong & Steady run by Kirsten Civil ( qualified instructor )
1.30 – 2.30 pm £4 per session followed by tea & biscuits
Bums and Tums run by Kirsten Civil ( qualified instructor )
2.45 – 3.30 pm £5 per session
Pilates based exercises focusing on maintaining and developing your core strength essential for flexibility and stability. All welcome
Wednesdays meet in Chapel Car Park
Nordic Walking run by Jo Wulf ( qualified Mountain Leader & Waix Community Guide)
2.30 – 3.30 pm £5 per session
10.30 – 12.00 noon Bring whatever you are working on and share knowledge and make friends over a cup of tea and biscuits. Donation to cover costs please
PLEASE SAVE POSTAGE STAMPS !!!
This is still a viable fund raiser especially at this time of year. These are being collected to support Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.
Please collect them and pass to Annette / the Methodist Chapel. Thank you
LONG PRESTON VILLAGE HALL 200 CLUB
Due to the corona virus situation we are suspending our 200 Club draws until at least September. As the renewal time is April, we will not be accepting any renewals until we restart, hopefully in September 2020 running to April 2021, for the same amount of £1 per month therefore £8. We hope that everyone is agreeable. If anyone wants to discuss this with us please contact us.
For the kind subscribers who have already paid their subscriptions, we will be contacting you regarding return.
Thank you, subscribers for your support in the past and your understanding in these unprecedented times.
The Long Preston Badminton Club plays on Tuesday evenings during term time from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Long Preston Primary School's hall (up School Lane).
The Club is always on the lookout for new, experienced players to join its ranks.
It costs just £3 per night (plus an annual fee of £30)for people who want to play regularly, or £5 per night for people who just want to play every once in a while.
Please contact Lou Vardy, Club Secretary, on 07867 910917 if you are interested.
The club is currently suspended until the Covid rules and the school’s safety position allow. As soon as this happens we will advertise it.
The Light Music Society (LMS)
The LMS is a not-for-profit Society and has recently taken over Magna House to house its library. The LMS exists to promote and champion light music throughout the world. It is also the backing organisation for the massive Library of Light Orchestral Music. The collection holds over 40,000 sets of orchestral music, much of which is unique to the library.
Further details of this Society can be found on the Village Business tab.
The Village Hall now has wifi available to its users. This facility has been provided by Long Preston Parish Council. The router will have the name VillageWiFi and the current password is freeforall .