Capel St Mary Library

Capel Library offers you A Warm Welcome.  Please pop along to the library for a warm drink and some friendly faces this winter.  The Friends of Capel Library Community Cinema February’s film: Battle Over Britain February’s film is Battle Over Britain, an upcoming World War II feature film from Tiny Hat Productions. A young pilot, […]

Capel Plough Football Club

During the past few weeks a lot of work has been undertaken at the Sports Pavilion with new ladies and gents toilets being installed as well as a new disabled toilet. New seating has been fitted in the four dressing rooms with the installation of some more modern showers also being installed with the football […]

Suffolk and Essex Small Animal Welfare 

What will that Chihuahua say next? Kenneth believes he, and all the contributors to this excellent magazine, are time travellers because their articles will be read by you in the future. His beguiling manner actually threw me for a moment until I snapped out of it! He’s obviously been watching too much television. Mind you, […]

Capel DaisyChain

In spite of low numbers for our Christmas Social, due to the nasty seasonal viruses about, we had a pleasant time enjoying a tasty buffet supper and a special Christmas Raffle, where everyone ended up with a prize! Our Pass the Parcel which accompanied some ABBA tunes was won by Louise Evans, who looked the […]

Capel Community Church 

Christmas is over for another year. The season just past has brought memories of Christmases when I was a small boy, I suppose most of us remember Christmases as children and the excitement we experienced as the big day approached. For me there was Santa Clause in his grotto in the big shops in Cardiff, […]

Allotment News 

First Early, Second Early and Maincrop Seed Potatoes NOW IN STOCK at ‘The Hut’ Welcome to 2024. What can be better than growing your own vegetables knowing just how much or little insecticide has been applied, what feed has helped them to grow and just how good they taste when picked fresh from your plot […]

Capel DaisyChain 

Helen Fincham is like a breath of fresh air!! She breezed into our October “In” meeting pulling a handcart packed with flowers, books and an olive tree! She removed her shoes once indoors, as she says she feels more comfortable barefoot, in fact she usually goes barefoot around her farm! Although she still owns a […]

Guide To Gardening In December  

Tips from Capel Allotments Association Season’s greetings to all our members and readers. Veg Plot: Continue winter digging. Mushroom Compost is available at £35 a ‘Bucket’ load delivered to the Pound Lane site; call 01473 310 380 to order from Capel Mushrooms. Sow or plant lettuce under cloches. Check brassicas for white fly and spray […]

Stour Valley u3a

Learn, Laugh, Live Make the most of life once you’re no longer in full time work and come and explore new ideas, interests and skills with University of the Third Age. Across the country u3a members are meeting new people, learning, staying active, and having fun later in life. It’s local, social, friendly, low cost […]

Manningtree and District Photographic Society

Club members enjoyed a busy November which included presentations by Barbie Lindsay and Roger Hance, a PDI mono competition judged by Tony Bramley FRPS and a field trip to Green Island Gardens. We are now looking forward to the club’s Christmas Dinner in December and we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. […]