Battling litter is the front page story with pictures of some keen volunteers who helped on the day. A good haul of rubbish was left for collection with promises to keep our streets clean. Many thanks to Karen Savage who spearheads the local collection of rubbish from our streets and footpaths..
Say hello to a wonderful lady as she reaches 100 and delights in her card from the Queen. However the card she treasures shows her wedding photo with husband Dennis. They were both born and raised locally. This lady reckons that 100 is just a number. Singers are being sought by choir leaders as they move towards live rehearsals. Read about them on page 4. Then Flackwell Heath neighbours show how their social distancing has been done through lock-down on page 6. They often had to dress to beat the weather.
The first day trip features on page 8 as Jamie’s Tours went to Kew Gardens and everyone delighted in being able to meet, greet and enjoy somewhere different. Jamie now has plans for day trips to the seaside along with a horse drawn barge trip with afternoon tea. Details of a 2022 photographic calendar appear on page 11 as Phil Laybourne unveils his plans to raise funds for the Thames Hospice in memory of his wife Gail. The calendar is sure to sell well as we move towards the end of 2021 and potential purchasers know that pictures of our local area feature.
Another tale from Jenny Stacey on the days when she ran a B&B in Hedsor Road. Just think how the cat must have felt when it was caught on the bed of a regular customer. Community Market pictures feature on page 14 as they battled against the weather on the first market in five months. Community Centre news is on pages 20 and 21 with memories of the lady who made it all happen back in the early 1960s. Then the junior sports club announce their plans for a swimming pool on page 23. They know there’s a long way to go but its project is on ‘GO’ as we all move forward.
Day Care Centre’s new look is featured on page 30 as they plan for the future. Well worth a look and a visit when you are in the car park. They will be delighted to show you around and talk about what is on offer. Cricket memories from Little Marlow feature on page 31. River Life is on page 35 as Peter Osborne talks us through the winter problems into the spring and summer. And he has plans to eat tapas in the new restaurant at the marina. Wartime in Mill House is remembered in Past Times on page 36. Who has memories of the American general and his top-brass team in big black cars?
Another great issue of your community magazine for the summer months. It’s a good read.
Target Magazine is published every 2 months by Bourne End (Bucks) Community Association