Community

BEDHAMPTON & LEIGH PARK JUMBLE TRAIL

(Until 28th July 2021)

A Jumble Trail is going to be taking place across the Bedhampton and Leigh Park areas on Sunday 1st August, between10.00am and 4.00pm.

If you live in these areas and have lots of stuff to sell, then you could set up a stall in your front garden and get involved.

If you would like to participate in the event, then search for the Facebook page ‘Bedhampton & Leigh Park Jumble Trail’, and comment on the pinned post with your road name (the house number is not required).

On the day of the Jumble Trail it is a good idea to display either balloons or bunting, so passers-by know that you are involved in the Jumble Trail.

So once again that is a Bedhampton & Leigh Park Jumble Trail taking place on Sunday 1st August from 10.00am until 4.00pm.

PLEASE VOTE FOR CARE & SHARE WATERLOOVILLE!

(Until 31st July 2021)

Flash presenter Jamie Moore and his wife Rachel would like to ask any listeners who shop at Asda if you could please support ‘Care & Share Waterlooville’ by voting for them in the Asda Green Token Scheme.

‘Care & Share Waterlooville’ are a drop off and pick up point in Waterlooville for food, toiletries, pet food, cleaning items, and other items that people struggle to afford during difficult times.

You can find out more by visiting them on Facebook, and you can vote for them through the ‘Asda’ Green Token Scheme until 31st July. The in-store physical Green Tokens are on pause at present due to Covid restrictions, so you can vote by visiting ‘asda.com/green-tokens’

Jamie & Rachel would like to thank you in advance for your support, and you can hear occasional updates about ‘Care & Share Waterlooville’ during Jamie’s Saturday lunchtime show here on The Flash.

ST GEORGE’S CHURCH HOLD FREE CONCERTS!

(Until 5th August 2021)

St George’s Church in St George’s Walk, Waterlooville are holding free concerts through the summer, and these are taking place on Thursday’s from 1.00pm.

On Thursday 29th July  – The Speranza String Quartet, with Eunise Pike on piano.

On Thursday 5th August – Rob Blanken on Clarinet, and Karen Kingsley on piano.

Thursday 12th August – Anthony Froggatt playing organ.

Thursday 19th August – Elizabeth Cox on Violin, and with Karen Kingsley on piano.

Thursday 26th August – Church organist David Cain.

Once again these are free concerts being held at St George’s Church in Waterlooville.

FLASH GET TOGETHER IN AUGUST!

(Until 6th August 2021)

For much of the last 16 months The Flash team have been unable to meet up, but the further relaxing of Covid restrictions have finally made a group get-together possible. The intrepid Flash team will be meeting up for drinks and a chat on Saturday 7th August at The Woodman pub in London Road, Purbrook, PO7 5LJ.

This will be a purely social afternoon between 3.00 and 6.00pm, and the intention is to gather in the pub Garden. It would be fantastic for us to meet you The Flash listener, so why not come along to say hi to the gang.

Put that date in your diary – Saturday 7th August from 3.00 to 6.00pm, at The Woodman Pub in London Road, Purbrook, for the first post Covid-19 Flash get-together.

Please let us know if you would like to come along, by e-mailing ‘community@theflashonair.co.uk’ and we look forward to meeting you then!.

GET UP AND GO HAVANT – SUMMER 2021 UPDATE

(Until 8th August 2021)

‘Get Up And Go Havant’ is a community programme that is funded by Sport England. The aim is to offer sociable and fun physical activity for persons aged 55 and above.

They now have over 20 opportunities throughout the week for you to join them for a fun and sociable activity session, and all of these events are suitable for beginners of any fitness level.

Here are a few examples –

‘Lawn Bowling’ at Waterlooville Bowling Club on Monday’s from 2 to 4pm.

‘Guided Walks at Staunton Country Park’ on every first and third Tuesday of the month, from 10.00am to midday.

‘Yoga With Tiffany’ on Wednesday’s from 12 to 1pm at Springwood Community Centre in Waterlooville.

‘Pilates With Sarah’ on Thursday’s from 9.30 to 10.30am at St Wilfred’s Church in Cowplain, and from 1 to 2pm at Hayling Island Sports Centre.

‘Nordic Walking Courses’ on Saturday’s and Sundays at Jubilee Park in Waterlooville, and Hampshire Farm Meadows in Emsworth.

For more information about the activities provided by ‘Get Up And Go Havant’ visit their website at ‘www.getupandgohavant.com’.

You can also e-mail ‘info@getupandgohavant.com’

Or call 07720 076 284 to have a chat about any of the activities, or issues that you feel may prevent you from taking part.

That number again – 07720 076 284.

HAVANT REPAIR CAFÉ – FREE MONTHLY EVENTS

(Until 31st August 2021)

Repair Café Havant are holding free monthly events at The Pallant Centre, St Faith’s in Havant.

These events will take place on the first Saturday of each month, and have a team of talented volunteers offering their time to help repair a variety of items from electrical to jewellery, and from household items to zips.

For more information, and to book items for repair, visit the website – ‘www.repaircafehavant.org.uk’

BEACH CHECK UK!

(Until 31st August 2021)

Hayling Island beaches have been selected to be part of a national beach checker app which is now available to download.

‘Beach Check UK’ is designed to enable visitors to make planned and informed decisions to avoid crowded areas before travelling.

This app is free to download from –

The App Store for Apple,

And Google Play Store for Android devices.

Just search for Beach Check Uk.

FREE CANCER PREVENTION & AWARENESS ZOOM WORKSHOP

(Until 13th September 2021)

Communities Against Cancer are going to be holding a FREE Cancer Prevention & Awareness Zoom Workshop in Havant and Leigh Park. This workshop will cover two dates –  Tuesday 21st September & Tuesday 28th September from 10.00am until midday on both days.

Within these workshops you can find out –

How to reduce the risk of Cancer

And The Importance of early diagnosis.

This event will also cover –

Possible symptoms

Cancer screening

Health Inequalities

& Communities Against Cancer grants.

For more information and to book yourself in, get in touch with Claire Vincent, who is the Communities Against Cancer Project Coordinator.

Her e-mail address is ‘claire.vincent@actionhampshire.org’, or call 07801 379 448.