Cushions in October (so far!)

5th October, Rowan’s Hospice in Waterlooville will be raffling their cushion at their Open Morning. Please pop in and support them.

10th October, Wings of Mercy have Pub Quiz at The Lamb, Nomansland SP5 2BP (it’s west of the A36 near West Wellow). There’ll be a cushion there, too!

11th October, Lewis Manning Hospice are hosting a special “Celebrating Women Lunch” described as ‘A joyful, uplifting occasion by women for women’. The event will be held in a beautifully dressed marquee in the grounds of the hospice, which overlooks Poole Harbour, and includes arrival drinks, 4 course lunch and 1/2 bottle of wine per person, raffle, auction, balloon pop and more. Tickets £45 per person or £400 for a table of 10 (includes arrival drinks, 4 course lunch and 1/2 bottle of wine per person). Please call 01202 708470 for tickets and information.

12th October, MORNING/CRAFT/PRODUCE FAYRE in aid of MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT at South Wonston Village Hall from 10.30am to 2.30pm. An amazing array of craft items for sale, plus cake stall, Grand Raffle(which of course includes the cushion!) bran tub and face painting for children, Massage Therapy, Animal Art, Home Made Chocs & Preserves, Hand Made soap, Card Making, Hand Made Walking Sticks + fishing items & Wessex Quilters.

12th & 13th October, Lockswood Communicare have a Petanque Academy and this weekend they have several events – with a cushion lurking for you to buy tickets and support the great work they do. There’s a “come and try”day on Saturday and a Strollathon charity walk on the Sunday.

18th October at St. John’s Church, Newport, the Pheonix Choir have a concert to raise much needed funds for the group to continue supporting Prostate and other Urology Cancer sufferers on the Island. Please go and support them and buy a raffle ticket – the cushion will be lurking there somewhere!

19th October, at a very special Dinner Dance held in aid of the Hamble Lifeboat. There’ll be a cushion hoping to make just as much as possible for the Lifeboat.

19th October, the MacMillan Unit in Poole are having a Charity Ball at the Haven Hotel – and there’ll be a cushion in the raffle there, too!