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£100k for 100 Years

Needed Nearly New ... ladies, gents and children’s clothing. footwear, scarves, hats, fascinators, handbags, belts & jewellery. We need hangers and to borrow hanging rails, clothes horses, or a dummy model for display Sale on Saturday May 11th 2019Slaley Commemoration Hall10 a.m.– 12 noonDonations can be left at Slaley Commemoration Hall after 2 p.m. on Friday May 10thPromoters Doreen Hall (673370 & Pat Wilson (673388)...

April 16, 2019

The Barley Hill Fund 2019

The Barley Hill Fund at the Community Foundation is open for applications in 2019. The Fund will award grants from £750 to £2,000 to projects which benefit the residents of Healey and Minsteracres Parish where the hall was situated. In 2018 the Fund made three awards totalling £5,075. Minsteracres Retreat Centre received two awards, £1,500 to help restore Wellington Pond, and £2,900 to help restore an area of heritage woodland called The Shrubbery with tree planting and interpretation ...

March 27, 2019

Table Top Sale

Commemoration Hall fund raising event: Table Top Sale, Sunday 10th March 2019 2pm. To book a table please contact Catherine Myers on 07530439978.  Free entry. Afternoon Teas available....

February 13, 2019

The Return of the Brothers - and a last chance to stock up on fine Bordeaux before Brexit?

We are delighted to announce that Eric and Richard Chevalier will return once again with a wide selection of their excellent wines - Bordeaux, including white and rose, Lalande de Pomerol and Saint Emilion Grand Cru. It will be possible to buy the wines at cellar door prices, plus, of course, tax and duty- and they will be delivered to the North East. If the UK comes out of the EU Single Market and Customs Union on 29 March this, sadly, will have to be our last event here with Eric and Richard. ...

February 11, 2019

Murder Mystery Evening

Murder Mystery and its...... a Case of Old Relics....Village Hall Web Page As detectives, you will have the chance to solve the mystery put before you. And to keep you on the right track,  the great Herlock Holmes himself is here to help guide you through it! Slaley Commemoration Hall, 7pm Supper, Bar Raffle and an evening of overacting! £10 per person ...

February 3, 2019

Do you want help and advice on using your smart phone, laptop or PC?

Do you want to know how to Skype with the grandchildren, safely use email, fill out forms, shop or check your bank account online? Come and join us for a series of supportive and friendly workshops at Slaley Commemoration Hall. There are four weekly sessions starting on Thursday, 10th January, 10:00 -12:00. They are being held to help you be more confident in the digital age and are being provided FREE by Northumberland County Council Adult learning. Refreshments available. For more information ...

December 20, 2018

Slaley Show - Celebrating 160 Years!

On the 10th August 2019 it will be our 160th Slaley Show!  This year we will be giving everyone the opportunity to sign up to our membership scheme of which you will enjoy the following benefits; • Membership badges which enable free entry to the Show. • Early Schedules. • Receive our email newsletter and the right to vote at the AGM. The membership will run from 1st January 2019 to 31st December 2019 and is only £10 per person. To apply for membership you can print the form below a...

December 11, 2018

Slaley Show is looking for a Secretary/ Co-ordinator

Have you:- Got IT and social media skills? Can you:- Co-ordinate the planning of the Show? Will you:- Take minutes at meetings? Do you have:- Good communication skills? We are a friendly and supportive group of volunteers who will help you to grow into the role and will provide lots of support.All expenses are covered. Contact the Chair on 673547/ mandarastall@hotmail.co.uk...

November 22, 2018

Ladycross Nature Reserve November Guided Walk

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October 23, 2018

Slide Show Evening by Bobby Johnston

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October 23, 2018

Village Hall Fashion Show

On 28th September we hosted a joint fundraising event with Gaby Sutton Charity for the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation and Slaley Commemoration Hall 100 years refurbishment fund. Gaby has raised over £32,000 since she started organising fashion shows and over the years people have donated their special clothes to her cause,  she has all the undergarments, shoes and accessories for the period of each outfit. We had such a lovely night, thank you to everyone who came along to support o...

October 10, 2018

100 Years of Fashion 1880 - 1980

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August 9, 2018

Support LifeSpan!

Lifespan is a local charity, based in the North East of England, which brings ease and support to people with any serious and life limiting illness and to family and friends who care for them....

June 23, 2018

Slaley Commemoration Hall Planning Application

An application has been submitted to the planning department to alter the existing Slaley Commemoration Hall and also to construct an extension. The brief for this design was provided by the Trustees of the hall. The Trustees had carried out a survey of villagers and users to determine peoples aspirations for the hall. The survey revealed several issues: The toilets were considered to be in poor condition. This is no surprise to anyone who uses the hall: they fall well short of even the lowest e...

May 29, 2018

Farewell to Mrs Hay!

Mrs Julie Hay has been teaching at Slaley First School for seventeen years, but is now about to retire after her long service. The Slaley Mums who have kids at the school at the moment are organising a card and donations for her retirement. To speed things up till the card arrives (custom made by someone) we have put a batch of stickers which can be filled in to be stuck in the card, and an envelope for donations in the shop, as there are others in the village who probably want to wish her well....

March 21, 2018

Barley Hill Fund is open to applicants in 2018!

The Barley Hill Fund at the Community Foundation is open for applications in 2018. The Fund will award grants from £500 to £2,000 to projects which benefit the residents of Healey and Minsteracres Parish where the hall was situated. In 2017 the Fund made two awards totalling £4,832. Local charity Lifespan Complementary, received an award of £3,000 towards its “Mature Movers” fitness class. Thanks to support from the fund, the charity is running 20, two-hour, sessions at Minsteracres from...

February 8, 2018

WI 2018 timetable now available

The WI timetable for 2018 is now out and can be seen on our page  - Womens Institute There's lots going on every month (apart from Show month, August). We look forward to seeing all our regular members and if you're new to the Parish, why not pop down and meet everyone! See you there!...

January 5, 2018

Commemoration Hall Six-course Gourmet Taster Buffet and Entertainment Evening

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January 1, 2018

Waitrose Community Matters are supporting the Hall!

Good news!  Waitrose in Hexham have chosen the Commemoration Hall as one of three causes in their Community Matters scheme for the month of September. We need everyone's support, so if you're shopping in Hexham please put a token in for us! Every month this branch will donate £1000 between three local good causes. At the checkout you'll receive a token, which you then place in the box of the good cause you'd most like to support. The more tokens a cause gets, the bigger the ...

November 7, 2017

Early Christmas Shopping - October 13th 2017

Slaley Commemoration Hall, Friday October 13th, between 3 - 8 p.m....

October 6, 2017

Local businesses

A big thank you to YoungsRPS for being a main sponsor for our Parish website! They're a fantastic business operating over the whole of the North and we're very happy to have them onboard. We're currently promoting local businesses and if you'd like a mention on our website - which is a popular site for visitors and residents looking for local information, you can list your business with all your contact details and a photo or logo for just £12 a year! Get in touch if you'd like to be listed, we...

September 22, 2017

An appeal!

Jean Elphick & Catherine Lincoln, who have been village correspondents for many years, but are now retiring have this to say: "We two correspondents, who gather news about Slaley and write them up (alternately) each week, are now looking for one or two people to replace us. This is our decision, as we have both been doing them for seventeen years (Jean) and eleven years (Catherine) respectively! "We feel that it is time for new faces to take over, so please give us a break and yourselves a chang...

September 5, 2017

Waitrose Community Matters are supporting the Hall!

Good news!  Waitrose in Hexham have chosen the Commemoration Hall as one of three causes in their Community Matters scheme for the month of September. We need everyone's support, so if you're shopping in Hexham please put a token in for us! Every month this branch will donate £1000 between three local good causes. At the checkout you'll receive a token, which you then place in the box of the good cause you'd most like to support. The more tokens a cause gets, the bigger the ...

August 31, 2017

Take our survey for the Village Hall!

While Slaley now has a community owned pub and a community run village shop, did you know that we also have a community owned village hall? Built and given to the people of Slaley by the Hunting family of Slaley Hall and opened in September 1922, the Commemoration Hall is fast approaching its centenary, and the current trustees are embarking on a facelift of the facilities. We are committed to upgrading the toilet facilities and bringing the storage area up to the level of the main building, bu...

June 24, 2017

Community Shop volunteers!

Slaley Shop which has been owned and run by Margaret and Roy for many decades has now transferred from May 2017 into a Community Shop, run purely by volunteers! The current volunteer rota is available here:...

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