Macmillan Coffee Morning, and More

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Two weeks ago, Fearnan took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.  It is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for those facing cancer, when people all over the UK to host their own Coffee Mornings and donations on the day are made to Macmillan.

Although a number of identical events were being held at the same time in the area, the event in the village hall made over £295 for Macmillan, and then sales of cakes in the Thrift Shop took the total to over £300 – a fantastic result and many thanks to everyone for their generosity, both in producing a fantastic range of goodies and in donating to Macmillan.

Boreland Farm

The owners of Boreland Farm have a planning application in progress to replace the caravans with cabins and to add two large cabins to the site. Although they declined the Community Council’s suggestion of a local consultation, they are running an Open Day on Sunday 15th October 2-5pm. This will be an opportunity not only to see round the site, but also to put your questions/concerns to the owners, and to discuss the measures they are putting in place to try to mitigate the impact that some of their visitors have had on residents.  These measures can be viewed here.

As well as complementary refreshments, there will be a range of activities and fun and games for all ages.

Remembrance Sunday

There will be a short service of remembrance on Sunday Nov 12th at 11.00 at the War Memorial. Afterwards, the FVA will be serving tea and coffee in the village hall. All welcome.

Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

Christmas is coming, but there are still 75 shopping days to Christmas at the date of writing!! This year’s Mulled Wine & Mince Pies is on Saturday 2nd Dec from 15.00 – 17.00. Come and enjoy some seasonal goodies and good company.

Winter Pudding Night

The 2018 Winter Pudding Night is on Saturday 17th February at 6pm. The perfect antidote to wintry weather! A convivial evening with the best choice of puddings you will find anywhere, ever! Whether you prefer childhood favourites like treacle pudding, jam roly-poly and rice pudding, or more sophisticated tarts and sweets, there’s something here for everyone.  Live music. Come hungry!

About Fearnan Village Association

Fearnan Village Association was formed in 2007 to provide a means through which those who live in the village can come together to discuss and respond to issues of importance to the village, particularly those that will have an impact on our quality of life. We also organise social events, such as the very popular Pudding Night in February, Strawberry TeaZ in July, and other events and coffee mornings throughout the year.
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