The Bishop's Stortford Flyer Magazine December '23 | Flyer Magazines

The Bishop’s Stortford Flyer Magazine December 2023

Welcome to your December issue of The Bishops Stortford Flyer magazine.

Inside The Bishops Stortford Flyer magazine December edition. Amongst the community news and local events in this issue there’s a great choice of things to do. Also updates from local community groups and charities.

Bishops Stortford Flyer Magazine December Welcome

Welcome to the December issue of the Bishops Stortford Magazine!

The Bishops Stortford Magazine is your one-stop shop for all the latest news, events, and information in the Bishops Stortford area.

In this issue, we have:

A heartwarming story about a woman who has lived through two World Wars, five Monarchs, and 27 Prime Ministers.
A round-up of all the festive events happening in Bishops Stortford this December.
News from our local charities.
And much more!

We hope you enjoy this issue of the Bishops Stortford Flyer Magazine!

Please note that all information is correct at the time of going to press.

Joan’s Incredible Story

Can you imagine living through two World Wars, five Monarchs, and 27 Prime Ministers? Joan from Bishop’s Stortford really has! Why not read this incredible story about her 105th birthday party, which recently took place at the New Apton Centre.

Festive Events Bishops Stortford

There’s plenty to get you into the Christmas spirit in Bishops Stortford this December.

Here are just a few of the festive events happening:

St James Thorley shares their Christmas service details.

South Mill Arts has Cinderella, The Nutcracker (a live screening), and a Santa’s Grotto.

Barrington’s Sleigh Ride is supporting Isabel Hospice.

Tennis in Castle Park (could you volunteer to be a Park Tennis Activator to help run games and exercises, as part of Free Park Tennis?)

Free Hertfordshire Health walks in Stortford and nearby, led by trained volunteer leaders.

December wildlife events with the RSPB Stort Valley group.

Christmas activities at Daisy May’s Farm and a brand new library challenge ‘Winter Reads’ for adults and children – with prizes up for grabs.

For more information on these and other festive events, please see the Bishops Stortford Flyer Magazine.

Charity News Bishops Stortford

We’ve got some great news from our local charities this month.

Community Alliance is looking for volunteer Digital Champions who can help empower people to get online safely and achieve their goals. You don’t need to be an IT whizz to become a Digital Champion!
Oxfam Books and Music, in Bishop’s Stortford, would welcome more volunteers (14+) They provide training and it could be a useful way to gain work experience.
After four years of waiting the recent CHIPS 2023 Masquerade Ball raised over £7,000 – the charity wants to thank everyone who supported the event – and they’re now looking for more volunteers to help at their local play schemes for children with special needs and their siblings.
Do find out more about the work, volunteering opportunities, and services of these charities; it’s inspiring reading.

Other News Bishops Stortford

In this issue, we also have an update that the 2023 Bishop’s Stortford Poppy Appeal Launch raised over £1,100 on that first day and we hear from the Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford that David Royle (Homes For Ukraine -Sawbridgeworth Support Group) shared an informative progress report with them.

Thank You

The team at the Bishops Stortford Flyer Magazine would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We would also like to thank you very much for your ongoing support.

We hope you enjoy this issue of the Bishops Stortford Flyer Magazine!

Please note that all information is correct at the time of going to press.

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