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June Dragon

After at least fifteen years as an editor for the Dragon Ros Heywood has decided to step down. Things have changed a bit over those fifteen years and when Ros first joined the committee copy and paste meant just that – cutting up articles and getting the Pritt stick out! Luckily Ros, although largely self taught, embraced technology and has always been our go-to person to sort out awkward formats. She has patiently trained Sheena, Carol and myself when we put together our first magazines and is always very supportive of our efforts. Luckily for us Ros will continue on the committee, helping Jim with the distribution, but we would like to say a big thank you to Ros for all her help and commitment over the years.

This month we feature a centre pull-out section for the directory of advertisers. This useful document lists all the businesses that advertise in The Dragon by purpose and then states what page they are on in the magazine. So from chiropody to spectacles, thatching to waste removal, Pilates to public houses and many more, we’ve got it covered!

Everyone agrees that the Henham village fete is one of the highlights of the year and “A Right Royal A-fayre” was no different. The sun shone, the cakes were delicious and the beer flowed. We were entertained with dancers, singers and the tug-of-war- the latter hotly contested but ultimately a draw as the rope broke! Well done to the organisers and everyone that helped.

The fete may have inspired you to volunteer some of your time to a village organisation and both HUSCH and The Dragon committees are looking for new members. Please email henhamdragon@hotmail.com for information on The Dragon or contact any of the committee members; Sarah Coke 850438 is the contact for HUSCH.

Looking forward to events in June we have a very busy month with a charity barn dance on 22nd, Henham 3k and 10k fun run on 24th and the school fete on 30th. Hopefully the sun will continue to shine for these very worthwhile events too. 

Also this month afternoon teas are back (16th) and the Parish Council will be conducting its annual meeting (7th).

If you have an event in the village you would like to publish please let us know so that we can put it into the calendar and hopefully avoid any clashes.

Carol Elson is the editor for July; please send your articles by 12th June to henhamdragon@hotmail.com  

Wendy Hogg


2018 Village Calendar 

If you know of any events that could be included in the calendar please e-mail: henhamdragon@hotmail.com or phone any of the Committee, (numbers at the bottom of the contents page).


Events This Month 
Thursday 7th PC Meeting OSCA 7.30pm
Saturday 16th Afternoon Teas Church Hall 2 - 4pm
Friday 22nd Barn Dance for PhysioNet Parsonage Farm 7pm
Sunday 24th Henham 3k and 10k School 10.30am
Saturday 30th School Fete School 12noon
*No Garden Society meeting this month*

July
Saturday 14th Tennis Club Finals Day
Saturday 20th Ladies Summer Tournament and Lunch
Saturday 21st Afternoon Tea

August
Saturday 18th Afternoon Tea

September
Sunday 9th Village Garage Sale
Saturday 15th Afternoon Tea
Saturday 22nd Hospital Cup Finals

October
Saturday 6th OSCA Quiz Night
Saturday 20th Afternoon Tea

November
Saturday 3rd Tennis Club Whist Drive
Saturday17th Afternoon Tea
Saturday 17th Tennis Club Open Tournament

December
Saturday 1st Tennis Club Christmas Dinner


Hall Bookings
Church Hall Isobel Brooks 850354
OSCA Jill Smales 850541
Village Hall Pauline Foster 850610
HUSCH Jane Smith 850016