Community news: Wooburn's Xmas lights switch-on

2:46pm Friday 9th November 2012

By Lawrence Dunhill

RESIDENTS in Wooburn Green are gearing up for their Christmas lights switch-on, which will be held on Saturday, November 24. There will be a Christmas song medley around the tree at the Wooburn Club from 4pm, with Father Christmas, mulled wine and mince pies. At 5pm there is a film for children, followed by a disco until 8pm. Then at 9pm there is live music for the grown-ups from ‘Jersey Lads’ - a tribute to The Four Seasons. All proceeds will support the maintenance of the Christmas lights.

THE Swingtime Sweethearts perform a wide range of songs from the 1940’s at Loudwater British Legion on Sunday from 7.30pm, plus DJ’s Jivin’ George & Stevie D. Tickets £7.

HEDSOR Social Club hosts rock ‘n’ roll band Rock Back the Clock tonight from 8pm. Tickets £8.

SOLO singer Dave Lee performs at Flackwell Heath British Legion branch tomorrow from 8pm. Entry by £1 donation.

PERSONAL trainer Chris Prowse has launched a Bootcamp-style fitness class in Loudwater. Hour-long sessions are held on Monday and Wednesdays at 6.30am at the Oaks Leisure Club off Treadaway Hill. Call Chris on 07969799846 for details.

FARMING in Flackwell Heath - Changes since the 1900's’ will be the topic of a talk by Raymond Smith at the village library on Monday evening from 7pm. Organised by Flackwell Heath & Loudwater Local History Group. Cost is £5, or £3 to friends of the library. Tickets on sale at the library.

BOURNE END Community and Craft Market will focus on Christmas items tomorrow, with more than 20 stalls offering local and home-made produce and crafts, plus a charity tombola. From 10am - 1pm. You can also enjoy tea, coffee and cake.

AN inquiry into proposals for a gypsy site in Flackwell Heath has been postponed until a fresh planning application has been considered. Wycombe District Council rejected a scheme for 128 Heath End Road in August, after which two gypsy families lodged an appeal with the planning inspectorate. But an inquiry into that appeal has now been delayed until the council has considered a new application from the travellers, which aims to address the objections that were raised.

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