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Community news: Wooburn 10k attracts 300 runners

Community news: Wooburn 10k attracts 300 runners

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MORE than 300 runners made the most of the fine weather on Sunday to compete in the Wooburn Park 10k race. The familiar faces of Eddie O'Gorman and Samantha Amend were the first male and female across the finishing line, in times of 35:51 and 37:18 respectively. Burnham Joggers scooped the team prize.

BOURNE END drama group Future Forum is staging its own play called ‘Virus’ at the Community Centre tonight and tomorrow. It is about a school trip where the minibus breaks down and leaves the group at a run-down hotel in the middle of nowhere. Performances at 8pm, ticket prices are £9 for adults and £7 concessions. The box office will be in the library or ring 01628 523291. Details at: www.forumplayers.com

HEDSOR Social Club hosts rock ‘n’ roll band The Borderlines this evening, plus DJ Jivin' George. Open from 8pm till late, entry is £8. Tel: 07721842142.

LOUDWATER British Legion has rock ‘n’ roll from Cliff & the Cavaliers on Thursday evening. Dance floor and licensed bar. Open from 8pm till late, entry £9. Details on 07721842142.

FLACKWELL HEATH Methodist Church is taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Saturday, September 29, to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. From 10am – 12 noon there will be Fairtrade tea and coffee, home-made cakes, Traidcraft, jewellery and a bring-and-buy stall, plus entertainment from local pianist and composer Alex Routledge. Free entry.

THE line-up for this year’s Wooburn Festival has been announced. See www.wooburn.com for more details on the festival, which includes music, literary and visual arts events and runs from September 25 – October 20.

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