Monthly Archives: March 2011

Film Club – Hero, 2002 (12A)

The Village Hall, Friday, 15th April. In ancient China, a nameless minor official is called to the palace to tell the story of how he defeated the powerful rulerʼs three principal enemies. An epic, beautifully shot and action-packed film. For … Continue reading

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Hamsterley WI – Meeting

Date: April 12th. Speaker: Margaret Blythe. Topic: A talk on being a house sitter. Competition: A limerick on “House Sitting”. Hostesses: Pat Welch, Joan McDowell. Raffle: Kathleen Goodwin. Vote of Thanks: Mavis Brown-Hume.

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The Great Hamsterley Litter Pick 2011

The ‘Litter Free Durham’ Hamsterley litter pick will take place on Sunday 10th April 2011. Two sessions: 10am-12noon and 1pm-4pm. We will be picking litter as far as possible along the four main village access roads If you would like … Continue reading

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Annual Meetings of the Parish Churches

Monday 4 April 7 for 7.30 pm St Paul’s Witton Park: for Escomb, Witton Park + Etherley churches. Thursday 7 April 7.30 pm Hamsterley Village Hall: for St James Hamsterley. Thursday 14 April 7.15 pm St Philip and James’ church … Continue reading

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The Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Will be held in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm on Thursday 7th April 2011. This meeting is the occasion on which Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council Members and Officers are elected and reports presented. All parishioners are welcome.

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Hamsterley WI – Report of a meeting held on March 8th 2011

The meeting commenced with the singing of Jerusalem. Our President welcomed the members and some visitors. Apologies were received from Rita Goundry. In matters arising from the minutes a discussion was held and a team chosen for the County Quiz … Continue reading

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Film Club – Film Competition

Due to lack of expressions of interest we are sorry that we have had to call off the competition. We are not aware of anyone having actually started their epic but if you have let us know and we may … Continue reading

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High Speed Broadband at Reasonable Cost

Caroline Peacock writes: “At long last access to a good broadband service is within reach.  The attached page explains the system that is currently being installed throughout Teesdale, guaranteeing decent broadband speeds to all households.”

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