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Hyde Heath's weekly Newsletter by
Pauline  Richards

April 18th
March 21st
March 14th
February 28th
February 7th
January 24th
January 17th



April 18th

VILLAGE SHOP - lots of lovely Cards and Easter Eggs and a new range of Main Meal products now in.

THE PLOUGH are taking bookings for Easter Sunday Lunch . Not forgetting their Fish/Chip and Prosecco Night every Friday. 01494-774408.

HYDE HEATH VILLAGE SOCIETY - annual Litter Pick will take place on Saturday 27th April meeting at 10am at the Flagpole on the Common. Please come along and help clean up our Village ready for the FETE which takes place on Saturday May 11th.

PARISH NEWSLETTER - This weekend is traditionally one of the busiest in the Church Calendar. Services throughout Holy Weeks are as follows:-

MAUNDY THURSDAY 18th April at 7.30pm is Solemn Eucharist .
GOOD FRIDAY 19th April 2. pm Meditation Upon the Cross followed by Communion
EASTER SUNDAY 21st April 8am Communion. Sung Eucharist with Lighting of the Easter Fire.
HYDE HEATH 09.15am
Easter Communion 10.30 am Service followed by an Easter Egg Hunt .
NO EVENING SERVICE

THAMES VALLEY POLICE - Chiltern Community Forum 23rd May 2019 6 – 8pm Chiltern Hills Academy. Chartridge Lane. Chesham. HP5 2RG. This is your opportunity to make your views known ,find out about local policing and help set their priorities.

SCAMS GOING AROUND AGAIN - “Allegedly” from “BT” informing the householder that their Broadband will be terminated. All the more interesting if you are not with BT. T/phone number :- 01848-838741 – unobtainable of course.

TV Licensing is another “doing the rounds”. Sounds all very plausible so do read/listen carefully.


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March 21st

VILLAGE SHOP

A new product line is now in the Shop;

PRESTWOOD home-made GOURMET meals. Lasagne: Mousaka and Vegetarian.

MOTHERS DAY display of cards and gifts to show your appreciation to your Mum on Sunday 31st March. No excuse - these are on your door-step.

THE PLOUGH

Bookings being taken for MOTHERS DAY meals.

FRIDAY NIGHT is FISH & CHIPS NIGHT. £8 . Prosecco £15 a bottle.

PARISH NEWS

5 Lent Groups will meet this Thursday 21st March at St. Andrew's Church, Hyde Heath from 7.30pm - 9pm and thereafter for the following 3 Thursday's , concluding with a short service of Compline.

EASTER LILIES

In memory of a loved one. Please contact Pauline Lamb with a note of the name together with £1.50p by 16th April. Tel: 01494-784889 email: john.lamb@talktalk.net

A list of names will be laid on the altar and blessed.

BEAVERS

Take a look at the Hyde Heath Community page and see how the BEAVERS GROUP enjoy their activities. Contact Tim Wye for further details.

AMERSHAM MUSIC CENTRE

FREE TASTER MUSIC LESSONS organised by the UK's Music for ALL CHARITY.

Saturday 23rd March from 9am. Free Instrumental Lesson at Amersham Music Centre . Amersham School. Stanley Hill. HP7 9HH. This is open to all age groups . If you have ever wanted to try and instrument now is the opportunity to do so. Book your lesson :- http://www.buckmusic.org/ltpd-amersham

 
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March 14th

WELCOME TO THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING . NOT VERY SPRING LIKE BUT THAT CAN ALL CHANGE.

VILLAGE SHOP

A lovely display of cards and gifts for MOTHER'S DAY are on show and available in the SHOP.  Your Mother works hard for you all the year round so do give her a card and present to show your love and appreciation .

THE PLOUGH

Sheena and Chris are taking bookings for Mothers Day Lunch. Get in quick before they are fully booked.

Friday Evening is FISH and CHIPS NIGHT at £8 with a bottle of Prosecco at just £15. End the week with a relaxing evening in The Plough.

PARISH NEWS.

Gt. Missenden Baptist Church will be giving a FILM SHOW in aid of Christain Aid week on Monday 18th March at 7.30pm. “HIDDEN FIGURES” the true story of 3 African American women working for NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn. The Baptist Church is situated between the Cross Keys Pub and the Chemist. This is a very good film which highlights the gulf between men and women in this field at that time.

SERVICES

Lt. Missenden Early Morning Service 8am

Hyde Heath Morning Service 09. 15am

Lt. Missenden Mid Morning Service 10. 30am

Lt. Missenden Evening Service 6pm.

AMERSHAM MUSIC CENTRE LEARN TO PLAY DAY.

Not strictly village news , but newsworthy.

FREE TASTER MUSIC LESSONS organised by the UK's Music for All Charity.

Saturday 23rd March from 9am. Free Instrumental Lesson at Amersham Music Centre , Amersham School , Stanley Hill. HP7 9HH. This is open to all age groups. If you have ever wanted to try an instrument now is the opportunity to do so. Book your lesson :- http://www.bucksmusic.org/ltpd-amersham/


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February 28th

PARISH NEWS

Women's World Day of Prayer in on Friday 1st March and all are invited to join Lee Common School at the Lee Old Church (behind The Lee Church) at 1.30pm for a service prepared by the women of Slovenia “Come Everything is Ready”.

SHROVE TUESDAY and ASH WEDNESDAY

Fr. John warmly invites you to pancakes and drinks at the Vicarage from 7pm on Shrove Tuesday 5th March  If you are able to join him , an RSVP would help his planning. Parish Office 862008

Ash Wednesday 6th March will be a Solemn Eucharist for the first day of Lent . According to tradition all Christians throughout the world will receive the sign of the cross upon their forehead as a sign of their preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

SERVICES

Lt. Missenden Early Morning Service 8am

Hyde Heath Morning Service 09. 15am

Lt. Missenden Mid Morning Service 10. 00am

Lt. Missenden Evening Service 6pm

HYDE HEATH BEAVERS

The Beaver Colony need new adult helpers to assist run their adventurous programme. It is currently run by a Father and Daughter team and they do need help.  Contact by messenger Tom Brockett.

HYDE HEATH BROWNIES

Hyde Heath Brownies returned on Monday after half term to celebrate Girlguiding's Thinking Day.

Our local Brownies celebrate Thinking Day every year by playing a special game “the Brownie Food Game”. This game involves tasting different foods from around the world. On the menu this year was all sorts, from Peshwari naan bread to sun-dried tomatoes. The one food included every year is chocolate, and unsurprisingly this is always the most popular !

There are vacancies for any girl between the ages of 7 and 10 who are interested in joining. Please email:- hydeheathbrownies@outlok.com or resister your interest on the Brownie section of the Girlguiding website www.girlguiding.org.uk


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February 7th

VILLAGE SHOP

VALENTINES DAY is only a week away and the Shop will be stocking Cards and Gifts for that special person in your life . It could even be your Mother just show her how much you care.

PARISH NEWS

This SUNDAY 10th February is the FAMILY SERVICE in St. Johns . Lt. Missenden at 10am

It is a shortened half hour service followed by coffee and croissants.

SAFEGUARD TRAINING

Training will be given in the Church for volunteers acting as Guides and Welcomers to the Church

This will take place in St. Johns on SATURDAY 9th February from 09.30am – 12noon.

SNOWDROPS

Sandra Wetherall under the banner of the National Garden Scheme is arranging to open her garden on 16/17th February for people to view the snowdrops. The display in the Churchyard is also spectacular and it would be excellent if there could be volunteers on hand in the Church to offer refreshments from 11am – 3pm. Please contact Gary Beynon on 774111.

SERVICES

Lt. Missenden Early Morning Service 8am

Hyde Heath Morning Service 09. 15am

Family Service 10. 00 am

Mid Morning Service 10. 45 am

Lt. Missenden Evening Service 6pm

GAMES NIGHT IN THE PLOUGH

A NEW VENTURE suggested by GUY GRATTON to introduce a Games Evening in The Minstrels Gallery. This will take the form of CHESS: BRIDGE: CARDS: GOBOARD & PIECES: BACKGAMMON: ANY OTHER GAMES OF INTEREST .

The first evening will take place on WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27th at 8pm. Contact GuyG@aircraft.com or just turn up.


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January 24th

A SNOW CLEARANCE FAIRY

The Village Shop, School and surrounding areas would like to extend a big thankyou to the anonymous lady who so kindly and considerately cleared all the paths this morning, enabling safe footage for our residents.

THE PLOUGH

Are hosting a BURNS NIGHT meal on FRIDAY 25th JANUARY . To see the menu and make reservations phone Chris or Sheena on 01494-774408

HYDE HEATH THEATRE COMPLANY  

Pantomime THURSDAY/FRIDAY/SATURDAY 24th/25th/26th JANUARY at 7.30pm (SATURDAY MATINEE sold out) . Tickets £11 (£10 concession) £5 children. Complimentary refreshments in the interval . Tickets available from the Village Shop or www.ticketsource.co.uk/hhtc

PARISH NEWS - SERVICES

Lt. Missenden Early Morning Service 8am           Hyde Heath Morning Service 09. 15am
Lt. Missenden Mid Morning Service 10. 30am    Lt. Missenden Evening Service 6pm

SUNDAY 3rd FEBRUARY at 6pm will be a special service for Candlemas which formally ends the Christmas Season in the Church calendar. A candlelit procession with commemorative candles which will be blessed and distributed to the congregation. To assist in preparation and have sufficient candles please contact the Parish Office on 862008 e.mail: office@lmchurch.org

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING

Training will be given for volunteers acting as guides and welcomers in the church. This will take place on Saturday 9th February at 9.30am – 12noon. In St. Johns.

SNOWDROPS

Sandra Wetherall of the National Garden Scheme is opening her garden on 16th/17th February to view the snowdrops. The Churchyard display is also spectacular and it would be excellent if there could be volunteers in the Church to offer refreshments from 11am – 3pm. Please contact Gary Beynon on 774111

CHARITY NIGHT IN THE VILLAGE HALL

That indomitable duo David and Ruth Coulton have arranged a “ROCK 'N' ROLL CHARITY NIGHT in the Village Hall. This event is in support of the MS CENTRE and will feature JED HARRIS - THE GUITAR MAN playing and singing hits from the 50's and 60's. SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY 7.30pm for 8pm. Tickets £14 to include Ruth's usual excellent 2 course buffet supper. Phone 01494-775967. email: davidcoulton@yahoo.co.uk


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January 17th

THE PLOUGH

BURNS NIGHT meal on FRIDAY 25th JANUARY . To see the menu and make reservations phone Chris or Sheena on 01494 – 774408.

HYDE HEATH THEATRE COMPANY

Their annual pantomime takes place on THURSDAY/FRIDAY/SATURDAY 24th/25th/26th JANUARY at 7.30pm and SATURDAY MATINEE at 2.30pm. Tickets £11 (£10 concession) £5 children . Complimentary refreshments in the interval. All available from the Village Shop or www.ticketsource.co.uk/hhtc

PARISH NEWS - Services

Lt. Missenden Early Morning Service 8am                Hyde Heath Morning Service 09. 15am

Lt. Missenden Mid Morning Service 10. 30am         Lt. Missenden Evening Service 6pm

SUNDAY 3rd FEBRUARY at 6pm will be a special service for Candlemas which formally ends the Christmas Season in the Church. A candlelit procession with commemorative candles which will be blessed and distributed to the congregation . To assist in preparation and have sufficient candles please contact the Parish Office on 862008 , e-mail:- office@lmchurch.org

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING

Training will be given for the volunteers acting as guides and welcomers in the church.

This will take place on Saturday 9th February at 9.30am – 12noon in St. John the Baptist Church.

SNOWDROPS

Sandra Wetherall under the banner of the National Garden Scheme is arranging to open her garden on 16th/17th February for people to view the snowdrops. The display in the Churchyard is also spectacular and it would be excellent if there could be volunteers on hand in the Church and offer refreshments from 11am – 3pm . Please contact Gary Beynon on 774111

CHARITY NIGHT IN THE VILLAGE HALL

That indomitable duo David and Ruth Coulton have arranged a “ROCK 'N' ROLL CHARITY NIGHT in the Village Hall. This event is in support of the MS CENTRE and will feature

JED HARRIS - THE GUITAR MAN playing and singing hits from the 50's and 60's.

SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY 7.30pm for 8pm. Tickets £14 to include Ruth's usual excellent 2 course buffet supper. Phone: 01494-775967 email: davidcoulton@yahoo.co 

 

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