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GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL: The staff at The Inn on The Green and The Queen’s Head (sister pub) are coming together to raise awareness and money for Great Ormond Street. A team of eight of will work together to reach their target of £3000 over the upcoming weeks and would really appreciate any donations that you would like to give them! Here is their JustGiving Page if you would like to donate

https://www.justgiving.com/fundra…/theparachutingpintpullers

LIVE MUSIC: There will be live music with ALS this Saturday at The Inn on the Green. The band will start at 9pm

MONTHLY QUIZ: Just a reminder that the pub now holds a very well supported monthly quiz. It is held on the first Wednesday of the month and starts at 8pm in the restaurant. The cost is just £2.00 per person with a maximum of six players per team. There is always a special meal deal on for those participating. The next Quiz Night will be on Wednesday August 3

FAMILY SUPPORT WORK: The total amount of money raised for Family Support Work from the sale of teas at the Scaynes Hill Open Gardens was £240.95.

SCAYNES HILL FLOWER SHOW: (Written by SHFS Organisers). A big thank you to all our exhibitors, helpers, judges and stewards without whose support the Show would not have been the success it was. Our horticulture Judge said that with the very wet Winter and the unseasonably hot dry/cold windy spell in Spring it was not surprising that our garden plants had suffered, so well done to all those who managed to produce the colourful array of exhibits. This year there was an unusually high number of preserves in the Cookery Section which perhaps indicated a surplus of fruit and vegetables from last summer. We included in our Junior Section a Class entitled ‘A portrait of the Queen in celebration of her 90th birthday’ and what an excellent selection of exhibits we had from the Cub Scouts. Congratulations to Iona Hainge for her winning entry. The Group Entry in the Junior Section produced 4 splendid Scarecrows this year, all extremely well made, and the Judge had a difficult time in deciding which was the winning exhibit, so very well done to all those who entered this Class and better luck next year to those whose efforts did not win them 1st place. In our Floral Art Section we also had a class in celebration of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday – well done to Emily Ludgate on her winning entry. Once again the ladies of Scaynes Hill W.I. provided visitors to the Show with a mouth-watering array of cakes and cups of tea. Up Country, Sheila Hobbs and her friend Sheila Cardew, kindly supplied plants for the Plant Stall for which we were very grateful because they also had another ‘local’ show to support! We look forward to seeing you all again next year.

Winners - Conservation Shield (overall show winner) Jos Kingston, Flower Show Trophy (best exhibit in Horticulture) Nick Hawes, The Joan Hudson Rose Bowl (best 4 identical roses, Class 5) Sue Minter, Betty Hayter Memorial Salver (best exhibit in Floral Art) Emily Ludgate, The Hawes Handicraft Cup (best exhibit in handicraft) Jos Kingston, WI Cookery Award (best exhibit in Cookery Section) Mike Lavelle, The Helga Race Trophy (best in Family Favourite Cookery Class) Bobby Whittome, Eileen and Peter Pratt Trophy (best in Amateur Photography) Georgie Marsland, The Douglas and Jackie Jay Trophy (best in Amateur Art) Viv Jeremiah, Conservation Group Cup (best in Junior Section) Iona Hainge, SHCC Trophy (Group Entry in Junior Section) Friday Youth Group.

Fruit and Vegetable Share Scheme: The Fruit and Veg Share Scheme is still running every Tuesday from 8am until 6pm outside the church. This scheme is open for everyone to join in with, whether you grow your own fruit and veg or not. If you have more than you need then please leave it on the table for others.

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