Haddenham.net

Library Celebrations

Home » News » Library Celebrations
Steve Cole 04
Roger Rickard
Frank Readman & Tim Mozley
Emma Foster, Ali Gilbert & Larraine Gooch
HCL Xmas Hampers 2016

On Friday evening, 16th December, friends and supporters of Haddenham Community Library gathered to see the lucky draw made for the two lovely Christmas hampers, raffled to raise funds for the Library.

Two hampers were up for grabs — one with items especially gathered to delight children and the other containing goodies with greater appeal to adults.

Renowned children's author and Haddenham resident, Steve Cole, kindly made the children's hamper draw and the family of Roger Rickard was the lucky winner.

The winner of the adult hamper was the Barlow family, from Meadle.

Also present were senior members of Haddenham & District Rotary. This august organisation had generously included Haddenham Community Library among its list of charities this year, and Frank Readman presented HCL trustee and Honorary Treasurer, Tim Mozley, with a cheque for £2,000.

Larraine Gooch, another of the library trustees, also took the opportunity to thank all the hard-working volunteers for helping to ensure that the library is such a welcoming and attractive place to meet and learn.

She also thanked the two professional staff, Manager Emma Foster and her Assistant, Ali Gilbert, who are particularly instrumental in making Haddenham Community Library such a successful operation.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Bottle Stall at Fete
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 21 May 8:15pm

🎪Help needed! Haddenham Village Fete will return this year on Saturday 11th June, 13.00 -- 16.30, at Church End.One of the main aims is to raise money for local good causes and organisations.Community events like this rely heavily on adult volunteers so if you are able to lend a hand in any way, we'd love to hear from you. If you can spare just 1 — 1.5 hours you will still have loads...

Belfast Poster
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 19 May 7:30am

Haddenham Screen is returning after the Covid break on Tuesday 24th May.Organisers look forward to seeing all their supporters from pre-pandemic days and all other residents of Haddenham and the surrounding villages to their programme of some of the best movies released recently . Tickets available online or at the doorThe re-opening presentation...

Unhappy Doctor 01
Helen Salisbury: Mon 16 May 6:30pm

Following recent criticisms in certain national newspapers and on social media of the current state of General Practice in this country, we have chosen to reproduce a letter published in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal, written by a GP based in Oxfordshire.Where have our GPs gone?That question topped the 3 May front page of the Daily Mail--a tabloid newspaper not known for...