Hardwick Village Community Association Committee for 2021/2022
Chair: Gill Hogarth
Vice Chair: Tony Hoskinson
Secretary: Sarah Gregory
Treasurer: Linda Driscoll
Hall Bookings: Amanda Tofield
Website: Graham Lee
Members: Deb Mitchell, Sue Hoskinson, Claire Bickerton
For further information contact: Gill 01296 … [Read More...]
Away in A Manger South Porch St Mary’s Church
The church is closed this year so we have created a nativity scene to add to the fabulous light displays at many Hardwick homes. The nativity is in the South Porch and will be lit each afternoon over the Christmas period. Please be careful and walk on the grass if possible the cobbled path is very slippery … [Read More...]
Hardwick Christmas Food Bank Donations
Thanks once more to the generosity of Hardwick residents, on Monday 21stDecember Adam and James from the Vineyard Food Store took away over 10 crates of food, including lots of Christmas goodies and 200 sausage rolls kindly donated by the Bell pub in Hardwick.
The donations were collected over the weekend of 19th & 20th December at John Bridle’s Hall and will help ensure a … [Read More...]
The 2020 Poppy Appeal in Hardwick
This year we were unable to do our usual door to door collections and other fundraising events for the Royal British Legion. Hardwick Village Community Association and the Parish Council collaborated to “bring the poppies to the people”. In October each of the 100 or so households in Hardwick were sent an envelope containing 2 poppies and a raffle ticket with a request to make a donation … [Read More...]
Lest we Forget – Poppy Tribute in Hardwick November 2020
The Poppy Tribute on the large green in Hardwick has been created because this year there are no services for the public to attend on Remembrance Sunday. Four Hardwick residents are recorded on the war memorials:
Lionel Edward ALLEN
Leonard William HUGHES
Charles Frederick HOPCRAFT
Herbert Owen TODD
We will remember them.
The tribute was designed and installed by Fiona Blacklock … [Read More...]
Sunflower competition the results are in!
The winners of the Hardwick sunflower competition
Grow a Sunflower for Florence the results are in!!!
And the Winner is ......................
The winning sunflower at a massive 320cm. featuring Elena. Sunflower grown by Amy and Richardand the winning best photo is this one from
The tallest sunflower was grown by Amy, Richard & Elena at the Old Chapel – a whopping 320 cm – you can’t … [Read More...]
Farmer by Day Part 2 The Second Generation
Farmer Bob’s son Paul & his wife Rose are continuing the Gregory farming dynasty in Hardwick.
They have produced a series of videos for children which explain the working year on Manor House Farm. Adults have also found them very interesting especially if you walk down the farm track and have seen Bob and Paul in action. Click on the link below to watch the series.
This … [Read More...]
Florence – sunflower photo update
Dave and Carol's sunflower
Ottilie with her sunflower, a whopping 45cm
Bob abd Sarah's sunflower measures 197cm.
Bob and Diane's sunflower 27 Inchs
Florence aged 20mths stood next to her tallest sunflower - 26 inches high
Jackie's sunflowers - 5 foot 3 inches or 159 cm, and the other is 4 foot 5 inches - or 134 cm
Jackie's back garden - ranging from 4’6 … [Read More...]
Well Done Hardwick!
The final amount raised for the 'Grow A Sunflower for Forence' Appeal' in aid of the Florence Nightingale Hospice is a magnificent £1480.00!
Thank you to all who contributed so generously.The sunflower challenge is not over until 19th September. Get ready to measure your sunflower plants at the end of July. Will yours be the tallest?With best wishes from Gill and Amanda … [Read More...]