Issue No. 265
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Mission Hall bookings

The GG hall is available for bookings. Contact Rob Seall, 1 Bell Cottages 850664

What’s on in Golden Green?

***Government COVID-19 guidance will be followed; please stay at home if you are feeling unwell. For the latest guidance, visit Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread***

Tuesdays – Line Dancing – Hall – 10.30-11.45am
Contact: Wendy Langley 07833 079213

Tuesdays – Colin’s Art – Hall – 8-10pm
Contact: Colin Obray 01732 464187

Wednesdays – Dog Training – Hall – 2-3pm
Contact: Ann Kemp 01732 361947

Fridays – Burgers, Cocktails, Disco – Bell Inn – from 5pm
Contact: Bell Inn 07940 250644


Monday 7 February – Bernie’s Quiz – The Bell Inn – 7.30-10pm
Contact: Bernie McGawley 01732 220811

Thursday 10 February – Charity Coffee Morning – Hall – 10.30-12 noon
Contact: Alec Pelmore 01732 850739

Wednesday 16 February – Golden Green WI Meeting– Hall – 7.30 to 10pm
Contact: Rosalind Seall 01732 850664

Monday 21 February – Bingo! – Hall – 8 to 10pm
Contact: Rob Seall 01732 850664

Saturday 26 February – Karaoke & disco – Bell Inn – 7pm to late
Contact: The Bell Inn 07940 250644

Monday 7 March – Bernie’s Quiz – The Bell Inn – 7.30-10pm
Contact: Bernie McGawley 01732 220811

Wednesday 23 March – Retirees’ Lunch – Hall – 12.15 for 12.30pm
Contact Linda Daker 01732 851969 or Rob & Ros Seall 01732 850664. Booking essential – see details below

GG Retirees’ Lunch

Wednesday 23 March 12.15 for 12.30pm sit-down in the Mission Hall

Postponed from January, a welcome return for this popular event: home-baked pies, delicious desserts, a chance for a good laugh – goodness knows we need it – and a raffle for a good cause (prize donations welcome). Contact Linda Daker (22 Sherenden Park, 01732 851969) or Rob & Ros Seall ( 1 Bell Cottages, 850664) to book your place, stating number of places, your names(s), phone number and any special dietary requirements. Helpers/cooks welcome – please contact Linda.

GG Coffee & Cake for Charity in the Hall

Thursday 13 January –  10.30am in the Mission Hall

Last month’s event raised £50 for wildlife rescue Folly Wildlife Trust. This month’s donations will go to KSS Air Ambulance Charity. Join us for a chat over a cuppa and a slice of something nice. Bring your own mug; baked contributions to the refreshments are most welcome! As restrictions are eased and covid risks recede I hope we can see more people pop along …. if you are working from home you are allowed a coffee break!!!

Bernie’s Quiz Night @ The Bell

Monday 7 February & 7 March 7.30-10pm

£3 entrance fee, cash prize. Bernie McGawley sets the questions. All welcome.

Golden Green WI

Wednesday 16 February from 7.30pm Mission Hall, GG

Talk: “You Happy Fit and Powerful” by Wendy Langley. 
For information about Golden Green WI, contact Ros Seall, 1 Bell Cottages 01732 850664

Concert – East Peckham Silver Band

St Mary’s Church, Hadlow – Sunday 13 February 2.30pm

Come and enjoy a concert programme of classical and well-loved tunes. Free admission but donations welcome in aid of the Church and Band Funds.

The Bell News

Clare, Justin & Nigel
Tel: 07940 250644
Facebook: The Bell – Golden Green

Every Friday night – Burgers, Cocktails.

Saturday 26 February 7pm to late – karaoke & disco.
We now have a pool table and darts board and are looking for teams when the leagues start up again.

Golden Green 250 Club – Reminder

Don’t forget to renew your numbers to take part in the first draw of 2022 – due soon so act now or miss out! Details in last month’s Hamlet or contact Alec (01732 850739; Thank you to all those who have renewed already.

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Hadlow have an impressive programme planned for June (see their February newsletter) – how will Golden Green mark the occasion? Thoughts to Alec please!

St Mary’s Church, Hadlow

St Mary’s website >>
St Mary’s Facebook page >>
Office: , Office: 07570 941809 (Tues 9.30am-3pm; Thu 8.30am-2pm)
Although St Mary’s does not currently have a vicar, we are still able to arrange weddings, baptisms and funerals.  If you would like to discuss any of these – or arrange a visit, please email the office or telephone 01732 850238.

Please see the St Mary’s website or Hadlow newsletter for details.

St Mary’s Food Bank Changes

Starting in February, the food bank will be open only on the first and third Thursday of each month for self-referral and personal collection of a pre-packed food bag. If, however, you are unable to attend in person, you can email the church office and a bag will be delivered to you at a convenient time.

Hadlow Parish Council or 01732 851878
Hadlow Parish Council website >>
Twitter @HadlowParish

Next Parish Council Meeting 14 February 7.30pm Old School Hall, Hadlow.
Annual Parish Meeting 14 March 7.30pm Old School Hall, Hadlow.
There are four vacancies for parish councillors.

Golden Green Parish Councillors
Nick Collins: 850968 –
Ed Bright: 850590 –

Borough Councillor Surgeries

Held on the second Saturday in every month, 10.00am-12.00 noon.  Cllrs Jill Anderson and Howard Rogers attend.

Let’s talk about Kent Libraries

Cllr Sarah Hudson is looking for input into how KCC should shape their new strategy for libraries. See news article.

Hospital Transport Service

Residents of Hadlow & Golden Green who need help to get to clinic appointments can contact Mike Harvey (tel 01732 851881, mob 07464 548448).

Compiled by Alec Pelmore and Anne Waddingham © 2022

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