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The Oxhill News

July 2007

This months News



Scarecrow Weekend

Well you did it again!  What an absolutely wonderful weekend.

I have never seen so many people in this village, and all looked so happy.  Scarecrows do put a smile on your face, from children upwards!

I do not know where to start with the Thank Yous to everybody that made those fantastic scarecrows, which this year seemed to pop up everywhere.  What a great effort, a lot of work for you all.  Thank you, it was worth it.  Without them we would not have had such success.

To all involved with the road closure, bollards, signs, posters and publicity – Thank you.

For the trip to Birmingham market for flowers, to the flower arrangers – Thank you.  The Church looked lovely.

To everyone that had gardens open – Thank you.  It was a lot of hard work but it was most appreciated.

One thing we could not do without was the many many people that helped on stalls, in the car park, with teas, with setting up on Saturday and Sunday mornings and, most of all, clearing away on Sunday evening – a very big Thank you.

To Gaynor and her team for looking after the Teas – a very big Thank you.

Another very big Thank you to all that worked on the pig roast; shame about the weather but we all managed to get in the Hall and had a good evening.  Thank you, Carol and Tom.

To Jill and Colin for the use of the lovely Chapel for the Craft Fair – Thank you.

To my son for once again providing the straw – Thank you.

Last but by no means least, to the committee, all six of them, who worked for weeks beforehand with me to make this a success – many many thanks.

It was all in all a very successful weekend.  We raised a grand total of £2,643 for Church funds.

The village does still look a bit weird, as many of the scarecrows have been bagged up ready to be unfrocked for the Chernobyl Children’s visit on Saturday 30th June.

I did see one person on Sunday take a picture of the Goths outside my house all bagged up.  I don’t know what he thought they were, but they look as if they were ready for the hangman!

Once again many many thanks to you all.


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