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Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2015

A very big ‘thank you’ to all those that helped to collect and gave so generously to the Poppy Appeal this year. Together we raised £1,415.80 for this worthy cause. The Royal British Legion is the UK’s leading charity providing financial, social and emotional support to over 10 million who have served and are currently serving in the armed Forces, and their dependants. It was founded in 1921 and although…

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Coffee Morning in Aid Of The Children’s Society

We will be holding our annual coffee morning in aid of The Children’s Society on Saturday 7th November in church from 10am to 12 noon. As in previous years, there will be CS Christmas card parks on sale, together with handmade cards for all occasions and Fair-trade products from Traidcraft. Naturally there will be refreshments and lots of lovely cakes and biscuits available to accompany them! Currently we raise approximately…

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Capel Youth Centre Is Closing Its Doors

Sadly, Capel Youth Centre has had to close its doors, at least for the time being. Some years ago, Surrey County Council withdrew its grand funding and the staff it supplied to run the youth groups. Since then we have kept it going and invested in the infrastructure by using our savings, local fundraising, together with successfully graining grants from local organisations and developing services, plus conducted various drives over…

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Children’s Society Coffee Morning Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the church on Saturday 22nd November to the Children’s Society coffee morning and Traidcraft sale. We raised a total of nearly £500 from christmas card sales and refreshments for the Children’s Society and Sue Partridge’s Traidcraft stall raised approximately £80 which was also a good result. Suzanne would like to thank her hard working band of helpers – Joy, Betty, Jessie, Wendy and…

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Children’s Society Coffee Morning Thank You!

The Coffee Morning in aid of the Children’s Society held on Saturday 2nd November in church was a great success and although there was not a huge turnout, we have raised a staggering £500.00 and the total is still rising! This was my first event as the new group co-ordinator and I would like to thank everyone for their support, both those that helped on the morning; namely Joy Harman,…

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The Children’s Society – Coffee Morning 2nd November

The Children’s Society in Capel Coffee Morning in St John the Baptist Capel, Saturday 2ndNovember 10 am – 12noon Dear friends and neighbours, I have recently taken over from Rita Ball as the St John the Baptist Capel co-ordinator for The Children’s Society.  Rita has done stirling work for the Society over many years, tirelessly fundraising every year.  I’m sure many of you would like to join me in thanking…

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Capel Show – Thanks!

The stewards of the Capel Horticultural Society wish to thank Coffee Real for once again generously providing their excellent freshly ground, freshly brewed coffee on the morning of the show. We have come to depend on it because it wakes us up after the early start and provides a welcome break, coming as it does before the rush of exhibitors anxious to beat the 10am deadline. The aroma of the…

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Horsham Active Woodland Trust

Horsham Active Woodland Trust (HAWT) is a locally based Charity formed to conserve, restore and maintain in a traditional manner ancient woodland sites in the Horsham area. Currently we operate across three sites, Rome Woods and Northlands Wood on the Surrey/Sussex border to the south of Capel and Sheephovel Woods at Mannings Heath near Horsham. We are involved in a long term management plan devised with support of the Forestry…

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Capel Military Vehicle Show

The Inaugural East Surrey and West Kent Military Vehicle Show was held over the weekend of 7-8 July this summer. The event was a great success, raising a considerable amount in support of the Help For Heroes charity (just over one thousand pounds). I would like to pass on the thanks and appreciation from the organising committee to the local residents of the village for both their support and patience.…

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The 5th Capel Music Festival – 5 Aspects

Matthew, 11 – The Capel Music Festival was for a good cause because a lot of money was donated to charity. I think a wide range of people enjoyed the event since a wide range of music was played and there was lots of different stalls to enjoy. It was a good idea to have a ‘Capel’s Got Talent’ competition on Saturday night because fund for the kids and Studio ADHD…

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