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Ed Vaizey MP - Constituency News

Welcome to my final newsletter of the year. May I take this opportunity to send each of you my best wishes for a very Happy Christmas and I hope you all have a peaceful and prosperous start to 2019.

 

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100 CLUB “Draw Winners”

The final 100 Club draw of 2018 took place today. There are currently 63 members, so the total prize fund this month is £63.00 which has been split as follows:

1st (no 66) - Jean Dunlop - £31.50
2nd (no 25) - Victoria Gale - £18.90
3rd (no 49) - Peter Brazier - £12.60
Prizes will be delivered to the winners shortly!
If you've not yet renewed your subscription for next year but would like to do so - or if you'd like to buy a gift subscription (the perfect stocking filler!) please let me know - I will be sending separate reminder emails shortly regarding renewals. Full information is available on the website. : http://www.stblaise.org.uk/100club

The first draw of 2019 will take place on Sunday 20th – good luck!

Job Vacancies @ 'The Applecart'

Waiting and Bar staff wanted - Full and Part Time available.

 

Please email oxfordshire.applecart@Whitbread.com, or come and see us for an application form.

Milton Interchange, Milton, Abingdon, OX14 4TX - 01235 835168


Cox's Stores - (aka Milton Stores, The Post Office and now 56 High Street)

Jeanette Cox is doing a family history project and came across villageofmilton.co.uk. Jeanette says was nice to see the photo of Marge Ferris in the Milton stores. She remember's her well, Jeanette's parents Mr. & Mrs. Cox ran the shop from 1953 to 1967, at the time it was known as Cox's Stores.

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Saint Blaise Primary School

st blaise school milton logoIn October we had our Ofsted inspection. We are extremely proud of our school and the work that we do. Our report is very positive and is a great reflection on all that we do.

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Community Space 100 Club

By joining the 100 club you can help maintain the community space for Milton village, as well as having a chance to win a cash prize every month! 
We are pleased to announce the results of our November 100 Club draw:
1st (no 46) Paul Bradbury - £31.50
2nd (no 22) Rebekah Gale - £18.90 
3rd (no 32) Lawson France - £12.60

A reminder that most of our subscriptions are due for renewal in January - please let Becca know at 100club@stblaise.org.uk if you wish to renew. Renewal details have also been circulated by email.
In addition, new members are still very welcome to join - £24 per number for a year - your subscription will run for the full 12 months, through into 2019. You can download a form from the website http://www.stblaise.org.uk/100club or contact us at 100club@stblaise.org.uk. A gift subscription makes a great Christmas present or stocking filler!

Medieval Banquet - New Years Eve

A night of music, mirth & merriment… right on your doorstep!

 

▪ 31st December 2018
▪ Time: 7.30pm – 00.30am
▪ Venue: Community Space, St Blaise, Milton
▪ Arrival drinks & midnight fizz
▪ Delicious 3 course Medieval Banquet

 

Reserve Your Tickets Now


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Milton Parish Council

Parish councils play an important role in the local community and are a vital link to District and County Councils. Milton Parish Council have had a busy year:


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What's On In Milton

Details of event's, Tesco Bus Times and other dates for your diary during December and January


What's On

 

Milton Garden Birdlife - by Jill Kelly

A Milton garden dramatically increased the number of bird species when we put out a variety of bird food.

 

Attracting birds to your Winter garden feeder makes bird spotting so much easier because there they are in front of you, instead of twittering away in some distant tree. With the trees bare, it is possible to see birds in them which are hidden the rest of the year.


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Milton Book Group

the WIMilton Book Group meets about once a month and we are always open to new members. We meet at either The Plum Pudding or a member's home at 8.00pm, usually - but not always - on a Tuesday. If you're interested in joining or you would like more information about the group, please contact Rebecca Thomas - 01235 833731, 07717 693724 or becca.ebdon@gmail.com   

The group reads a wide range of both fiction and non-fiction - recent past reads include "The Heart's Invisible Furies" (John Boyne), "The Citadel" (AJ Cronin), "Holding" (Graham Norton) and "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" (Gail Honeyman).


MILTON FILM NIGHT Friday 07 December at 7.00pm @ St Blaise Church

It's A Wonderful Life - This Christmas family favourite suitable for all ages, is about a divine intervention by a guardian angel, to help a man in distress on Christmas Eve.

 

Entry by donation, including snack and drink. email:mice@villageofmilton.co.uk

Churches In Milton

church community in Milton VOWHServices and Events during December and January at St. Blaise; Milton Methodist Church; Roman Catholic parish of St Edmund.

 

Plus Christmas in Milton an article by the Revd Philip Sutton .

 

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Ed Vaizey MP - Constituency News

A number of new measures were announced in the budget last month.

Once again UTC Oxfordshire in Didcot is proving itself a trailblazer for secondary schools in the UK.

Congratulations to all those involved in organising the excellent Wantage Literary Festival last month.

It was a great pleasure to open the new headquarters of Oxford Immunotec based in Milton Park

 

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Milton Roving Carol Singers

Forget BREXIT - let’s ‘Cheer In’ Christmas 2018!

There will be a ‘roving’ troupe of village residents singing carols around the village on the evening of Friday 21 December.
The approximate performance schedule is …….
• 6.20pm: Beaker Place
• 6.40pm: Heather Road
• 7.00pm Maple Gardens
• 7.20pm: Willow Lane
• 7.40pm: School Lane
• 8.00pm: The Plum Pudding

A bucket collection team will roam from door to door seeking donations to assist with the running costs of St Blaise Church and Community Space. Your support will be greatly anticipated.

Anyone wishing to join our troupe on our village tour then either please let us know, or simply join in on the spur of the moment! email paul.browning@outlook.com


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