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No Post Office – Thursday 6th June

Please note that the Post Office has decided NOT to run a session on Thursday 6th June but it will resume the following week. The Foyer Café will continue as normal.

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Free Adult Learning Courses

Adult Learning are running two FREE course at Warcop Parish Hall to help you understand how best to use either an iPhone or an Android phone. Please see the two posters via the links below for more information and how to enrol:

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Warcop Remote Cinema Needs YOU!

After 8 years, Susan Coffer is standing down as Coordinator of our monthly Remote Cinema at Warcop. We need a volunteer to take this role on so that the much-liked cinema can continue. If you feel you might be able to help, with the assistance of many volunteers, please see this link to an advertisement with further information about the role:

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Warcop Village Show

Plans are well advanced for Warcop’s Village Show on Sunday 14th July, 1pm – 4pm. Below are a series of useful documents for how to enter, the categories and a poster. We hope to see lots of your entries as well as plenty of visitors!

Below are all the documents you need to enter:

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Great North Air Ambulance Bag Collection – Saturday July 13th 2024

The next GNAA bag collection for Bleatarn, Sandford and Warcop will take place on Saturday 13th July during the monthly Coffee Morning, 10:00 – 11:30am. Please note that the GNAA van will arrive at 11:00am.

Here is a poster with more information and an updated list of what GNAA will and will not accept in collections:

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Quiz Night – Friday 21st June 7:30pm

With pie, peas and pud! Please see link to the poster. All proceeds go towards the Warcop Drama Group Pantomime Fund.

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Using Your Smart Phone Courses

Using your mobile phone Android Smartphone/ iPhone

Free adult education courses for beginners

Got a new Android Smartphone but don’t know where to begin? Had an iPhone for ages but feel like you don’t get enough out of it?

Content: We introduce the basic functions of the phone, before exploring the settings and some key applications. Main topics are: connecting to Wi-Fi, how to access the Internet, access your emails, change basic settings, how to download Apps (eg. the MyGP or the NHS App), how to use your phone as a Sat Nav; and, how to take photos and organise them.

Each course has two sessions.

Android Smartphone10 May and 17 May 2024

iPhone 7 June and 14 June 2024

10am to 12.30pm.      Warcop Parish Hall (next to the Primary School).

Please bring: notebook and pen, your glasses (if you wear them), and your fully charged Android Smartphone or iPhone.

To book a place, contact Andrea Mason on 07468 709606 or email:

penrithadultlearning@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk

Online portal for booking a place opens on 3 April 2024.

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Broadband Article Features Parish Hall

Please see this link to a recent Daily Express article about rural broadband and, in particular, the issue around B4RN in the Eden Valley:

The beautiful UK villages where internet speeds are so slow it’s ’like living in a desert’ | Politics | News | Express.co.uk

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March Coffee Morning

Our next monthly Coffee Morning will be on Saturday 9th March, 10:00 – 11:30am. This one is a Meet Your Local Clergy Coffee Morning. Please see the attached poster for more details:

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Future Events & Activities

Here are a few forthcoming events and activities during the rest of February and 2024. More details will follow in due course:

February Events at the Hall

  • Quiz Night – Friday 23rd February 7:30pm. Tickets £9 each including food. Maximum number per team is 6. Contact Carol on 53450 or Pat on 42188 or email  carolwhite1@onetel.com. Here’s a poster:

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Get Fit4Life! 

Good news! This class is continuing till at least June, but we could do with more older members of the community to join it. Please see the attached flyer but note that the fee has gone up to £7 (pre-pay) as the initial grant subsidy has now stopped. It’s a fun class with activities tailored to everyone’s abilities. 
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Community Wheels Minibus Service

Don’t forget that this service runs from Warcop/Sandford to Appleby every Friday. Bus leaves 09:15am and returns to Warcop at 12:15pm. You’ll need to sign up for this scheme but then you can pay for journeys by card. From Warcop, it costs £3 for a round trip. Further details can be found on this poster:
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Future Parish Hall Events – Dates for Your Diary

  • Bingo Night – Friday 22nd March 7:30pm
  • Warcop Art & Craft Exhibition  – Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May 2024, 10 – 4pm each day. See separate page on website for further details. Please come along and support your local artists and craftspeople!
  • Dog Show – Sunday 26th May 12 – 4pm
  • Village Show – Sunday 14th July. 2pm
  • Quiz Night – Friday 20th September, 7:30pm
  • Thieving Magpies, a local band – Saturday 12th October
  • NEW! Warcop Pantomime Thursday 14th, Friday 15th & Saturday 16th November. (Please note that this will replace this year’s Ghost Walk but in future we intend to alternate panto and Ghost Walk each year.)