Fairford news with Chris Roberts

FAIRFORD Library has re-opened with the current opening times of Mondays, Wednesday afternoons and Thursdays.

It is closed on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

When visiting the library, please wear a mask and use the hand sanitiser provided.

Please do not visit if you are showing any virus symptoms.

SHILPA from Nirvana Healing House is running Meditation and Gong Relaxation classes starting on October 1, on Mondays from 8pm-9pm in Fairford Community; Tuesdays from 7pm-8pm in Lechlade Memorial Hall; Thursdays from 7.30pm-8.30pm in Kempsford and Fridays from 7pm-8pm in Fairford Community Centre.

To book your place or for more details, contact Shilpa: 07809 548174, nirvanahealinghouse@gmail.com or visit nirvanahealinghouse.co.uk.

DISCOVER all about Hatherop Castle Prep School at these forthcoming events: Nursery & Reception Open Morning on Friday, October 2, from 9am-11am and a Whole School Open Day on Friday, October 9, from 10am-4pm.

Hatherop Castle is an Independent Day and Boarding School for girls and boys aged 2½ - 13 years. Find out more: hatheropcastle.co.uk.

RECEIVE special personal benefits as a sponsor for Fairford Town Academy.

Would you or your business like to be an Academy sponsor with your name/logo on the academy match-day shirt; a framed academy shirt with your name/logo on it; free entry to all FTA sponsors’ evenings and events; free entry to academy open training sessions; publicity on website and social media and weekly match-day programme; regular progress updates and free entry to all Fairford Town first team home games?

To get involved and receive all these benefits as a sponsor, please contact jmathews@fairfordtownfc.co.uk.

HULA Beans is an adult hula hoop course for beginners.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm in Fairford Community Centre.

A children’s course is launching after half term.

The course is a great way to exercise, improve your co-ordination and have fun!

For more details contact Mel via email melza@backtobean.co.uk.

THE Back to Bean group is now based in Fairford Community Centre on the first floor.

Classes, workshops and one-to-ones are available at all range of prices.

Baby Beans for newborn families; Bimble Beans for toddlers and their carers; WellBeaning courses for children.

Short courses, one-offs, all to help with mental health and happiness.

The Centre is a Covid-secure space where all guidance is adhered to.

So, whether you need a compassionate hand, or a motivating plan, there has never ‘Bean’ a better time to reach out.

Contact Lizzie: 07786 072601, lizzie@backtobean.co.uk and start the conversation.

KEMPSFORD Jumble Trail is on Saturday, October 3, from 10am until 2pm.

Maps available at 14 Holford Crescent, GL7 4EP.

Many stalls and refreshments available at The George. Suggested donation to take part £1.

On Sunday, volunteers and members of Fairford Town Council will be taking down the flags, which have adorned the centre of Fairford since the beginning of May.

The colourful flag festival has helped to brighten up the town during difficult times.

The popular Fairford Country Market is re-opening on Wednesday, October 7 and every Wednesday after that (depending on further restrictions).

The market will be in Fairford Community Centre and will be held from 9am-11am to get the market started again.

Cakes, pastries, cookies, preserves, jams and crafts will be on sale. More details from 01285 713075.