Chaddesley Corbett

Village Hall

Chaddesley Village Hall is open for bookings _ Hall Manager and Booking Secretary - Marie Pardoe - 07791 508 283

Chaddesley School

“At Chaddesley Corbett Endowed Primary School

we nurture our Core Values of Ambition, Integrity,

Individuality, Service and Pride of Place.”

Camilla McGregor (Headteacher)

Visit:

www.https://www.ccschool.co.uk/

Letter: 22nd December January Monday 8th - Teacher Training Day - school closed to pupils We look forward to seeing you all back in school on Tuesday 9th January 2024. The School Day 8.50am - 3.20pm Compulsory School Hours for Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 - Total hours 32.5 hours per week 9.00am - 3.00pm Compulsory School Hours for Nursery and Pre-School - Total hours 25 hours per week 8.30am – 8.45am Children arrive at school where they will be supervised on the playground 8.45am Children enter the school building and the register is taken. Start of morning session. 12.00pm – 1.00pm Lunchtime 1.00pm Start of afternoon session 3.20pm Home-time

Bell Ringing

Bell ringing practice night is, once again, on Wednesdays - now from 7:00 to 9:00pm. From 7:00 to 7:30 we have ‘novices’ and ‘beginners’ - who join with the regular band for the next half-hour - and then more advanced ringing between 7:45 and 9:00pm. Anyone is (most) welcome to attend at any of these times. Ringing before services (9:00-9:30) on Sundays 14, 21 & 28 January but not 7th. (Wakie-wakie, Chaddesley !)

Chaddesley Community Care Café

Contact Diane Dolley: 777 841 email: dianedolley@btinternet.com or Yvonne Scriven: 777 976; email: yvonnescriven@sky.com Please get in touch.

POLICE REPORT

28th November - a shed was broken into at a house on the Bromsgrove Road - and a sit-on lawnmower stolen.

15th December - Burglary of a property in Chaddesley Road, Kiddi, and tools stolen.

#199668978

28th December - Kiddi man (27) arrested selling Class A drugs in Worcester - significant quantity seized. #200161116

31st December - a 20 kg weight thrown through a window of a house on Coronation Way, Kiddi. and car damaged. #200770269

Chief Constable update After undergoing a thorough recruitment process, Kyle Gordon is the preferred candidate to become the next Chief Constable of West Mercia Police. Commander Gordon will bring nearly 30 years of experience to West Mercia from across a number of police forces, including the (former) Royal Ulster Constabulary, British Transport Police, and most recently The Metropolitan Police. Kyle will bring a commitment to maintaining the highest possible standards of service in our police force, and a real energy for delivering the ‘Safer West Mercia’ Plan on behalf of the public. Wyre Forest Crime Statistics [Apr 2023] ASB # Burglary Robbery Vehicle Violent Shoplifting CD&A* Other Theft Drugs Bike Theft Theft 149 40 4 36 315 75 86 52 19 5 4 Weapons Public Order Other Total 7 87 22 901 # Anti-Social Behaviour * Criminal Damage & Arson

Churchyard Mowing Rota

Mowing Teams are now ‘stood down’ for the Winter .. with thanks. It is expected that the grass will grow again in Spring ! “These men went to mow .. went to mow a churchyard .. “ MONDAY 18th December ~ at Susie’s home in Hill Pool ~ 10:30 til 12:00 For more information, please contact Susie on 777419 or Beth on 777136.

Movies At Chaddesley [MAC]

FRIDAY 12th JANUARY

“What’s love got to do with it ?”

‘A young film-maker decides to document her childhood friend’s arranged marriage to a bride from Pakistan’ A 2022 British romantic comedy film directed by Shekhar Kapur, from a screenplay by Jemima Khan Click to see trailer

History Society

Lectures held in Chaddesley Corbett Village Hall (DY10 4QA) - with a Zoom option too! - see <History> page Enquiries to Freda Griffith 07747 618487 or fred@fredagriffith.co.uk

Point-To Point

FIXTURES with meetings for Wheatland 3rd December 11:00am start Review of meeting Harkaway 28th December 11:00am start Meeting cancelled - course waterlogged Worcestershire 20th April Albrighton & Woodland 27th May Chaddesley Corbett Racecourse has hosted point-to-point horse racing since 1925, with four fixtures per season, between December and June. A large gently sloping hill adjacent to the course enables racegoers to enjoy a spectacular view of all the action, with plenty of space for parking, picnics and an array of traders.

What’s On

Chaddesley W.I. Meeting

Wednesday 3rd January ~ Village Hall

First Church Service

Sunday 7th January - 10:30 @ Belbroughton A special United Service for the new group of churches ~ St. Cassian, Chaddesley Corbett together with Holy Trinity, Belbroughton, and St. Mark, Fairfield.

Parish Council Meeting

There will not be a January meeting ~ next scheduled meeting Monday 5th February - 7:00pm

Wednesday 10th January - Care Cafe

The first 2024 meeting of the Care Café - 2:00pm ~ with Andrew Plank entertaining

Friday 12th January - Movies at Chaddesley

MAC meeting for the showing of “What’s Love Got To Do With It ?” ~ 7:00 for 7:30

Share & Care meeting

Monday 15th January ~ 10:30 at Suzie’s home in Hill Pool

Tuesday 23rd January - Movies at Chaddesley

MAC Matinée showing of “The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry” ~ 2:00 for 2:30

Movies At Chaddesley [MAC]

Tickets are on sale for our next feature film