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Village News 1st November 2018

• The 1st Alrewas Scouts Fireworks display takes place this Saturday 3rd November. Gates open at 6.30pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and there will be a fantastic firework display starting at 7pm. There will be a barbecue with hot drinks as well as kispy kreme donuts and candy floss on sale. Entry is £4 for adults, £3 for children and £12 for a family of four.

• Remembrance Day this year marks 100 years since the end of WW1 and the Royal British Legion welcomes our uniformed groups and public to this annual event, which this year falls on 11th November, to remember our Armed Forces men and women. The parade will leave the British Legion Club on Rykneld Street at 10.15am to proceed down Wellfield Road, along Oakfield, Fox Lane, Main Street and finally down Mill End Lane to reach All Saint’s Church for the Service of Remembrance at 10.45am. This will be followed by the laying of the poppy wreaths by village groups at the War Memorial at 12 noon.

You can support the Poppy Appeal by buying £1 tickets for the Grand Draw, which are being sold outside the Co-op this Saturday.  Poppies and the like are available in all the shops and pubs, and Alrewas Knit Wits have made some beautiful knitted poppies available in The Bank, which will also go to the Poppy Appeal

• The Imposters are playing at the Cubs fundraising event on Saturday 10th May in Alrewas Village Hall to help them raise money to go to District International Camp next April. Tickets are just £2 available from the Bank Coffeehouse.

This popular village band will be appearing again at the British Legion Club on Saturday 24th November from 8.30pm. All are welcome.

• Alrewas Arts Festival Biennial General Meeting will be held on 23rd November, 6.30pm in the village hall. A fun way to be involved in the Festival is to join one of the sub groups wherein you can organise or help with events pre and during the Festival. These groups will meet every few months. Please go along if you are interested to know more about the committee and sub groups or contact Paula chair@alrewas-artsfest.co.uk prior to the BGM.

• Local police officers will be holding an online chat at 7pm on Tuesday 13th November for a chance for members of the community to ask any questions or concerns that they may have. Local partners will be joining the panel. You can join the chat by going to this https://www.staffordshire.police.uk/lichfield 

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