Cheslyn Hay Newsletter – 14 April 2019

Events   No Events this week.   We had a good turnout for our Fab Four Chat n Char last Thursday, Peter and Bob put together a very enjoyable show.

Our Salem Base  Our Salem Base is open from  9am – 2pm every Tuesday

Membership Renewal
Annual Membership is now due for renewal
Membership is on a per household basis @£5 per annum (1st April to 31st March)
If you would like your newsletter posted instead of emailed there is an extra charge of £7

Rogers Trips 2019
Due to a cancellation we now have 3 tickets available for Thursday 16th May to Burghley House,  Stamford, Lincolnshire. We will be leaving the Salem Chapel, Cheslyn Hay at 8am. The cost will be £26 per head all inclusive , Coach, House ,Gardens and Deer park.
We have a few seats left for our next trip to Leicester the resting place of Richard III  on Thursday 18th July. The cost will be £10 for the coach and if you would like to visit the Cathedral an extra £3.
Both trips will leave the Salem, High Street, Cheslyn Hay at 8am
Could all monies for our first trip of the year on Thursday 16th May to Burghley House,  Stamford, be paid by Tuesday 30th April 2019.

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher

Cannock Advertiser   10th April 1969
Pewter work, moccasin and glove making are just three of the unusual hobbies that members of the Cheslyn Hay Arts and Crafts Class enjoy at their Tuesday night meetings. 
10th April 1969
Mr. Leslie Marston, of Marston supermarket, Cheslyn Hay, is having a mini car placed in one of his shop windows to advertise and promote a national competition.

Cannock Courier  12th April 1919
Cannock Rural District Council Elections
  Details of the results of the elections in Cheslyn Hay.

12th April 1919
Chat from Cheslyn Hay

A large audience assembled at the Salem Schools on Tuesday evening, when the Rev. John Naylordelivered a thrilling lecture entitled “The rise and fall of Germany”.
On Thursday evening a successful Whist Drive and Dance took place at the Working Men’s Club in aid of six unfortunate old members who are unable to work. 

Memories
We have had an interesting memory on our website from Tony James who used to live on the village recalling the Bird family and Mr Perks the Butcher.

suewashington.cheslynhayhistory@btinternet.com

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