BONFIRE & FIREWORKS EVENT
A successful Bonfire and Fireworks Night was held on 5th November 2011. The total cost was £2,965.86 and total income/donations £3,061.82 giving a small surplus of£95.96. Thank you to all of the Parish Councillors, volunteers and sponsors who assisted in making the event a real success which was enjoyed by many hundreds of people from the community. We look forward to next year's event.
CHANGING ROOMS AT STEYNE PARK
Volunteers support and help is sought for clearing the changing rooms, retiling the shower rooms and painting all walls and ceilings of the interior. It is envisaged that trade works will commence in the New Year. If you would like to help with this refurbishment project please contact the Parish Clerk. We are hoping that the project will be complete in time for the next cricket season mid April.
QUEENS DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION WEEKEND 2nd – 5th June 2012
Bembridge Village Partnership has appointed a subcommittee to arrange the celebration weekend for the Queens Diamond Jubilee. The Parish Council is supporting the events and has underwritten funding to achieve this. A draft programme has been agreed as follows:-
Saturday 2nd June 2012 -Children's tea party with entertainment in Steyne Park followed by live music and food in the evening.
Bembridge Twinning Association has also offered to run a Petanque competition.Sunday 3rd June 2012 – Traditional Street Party in the High Street where a road closure will be applied followed by swing and jazz at Steyne Park in the evening.
Monday 4th June 2012 - Bembridge Village Regatta at Fisherman's Walk 10.00am-2.00pm to coincide with the sailing club racing with high tide at 10.30am. Sand castle competition and old fashioned games on the beach plus many activities on the green, by the lifeboat station.
Bembridge Street Fayre 2.00-4.00pm in the High Street.
Sailing prize giving reception in the evening at Bembridge Sailing Club.
Lighting of the beacon on Culver Down at 10.00pm.
If you or your organisation would like to contribute to the celebration weekend in any way please contact the Parish Clerk. A full programme of all events taking place in Bembridge across the weekend is being collected for publication in April 2012.
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