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Following advice received from the Berkshire Association of Local Councils it is not possible to hold the Annual Parish meeting so close to a contested election.  Therefore the meeting which was to have been held tonight is postponed to a date after the election, late May to early June (to be announced shortly).

The 2015 Annual Parish meeting will NO LONGER be held at 7:30pm on Wednesday 15 April in St John's Hall West End Road Mortimer

VE Day 70 – Call out for veterans and stories

The Royal British Legion calls on VE Day veterans to play part in national commemorations from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th May.
Do you know a relative, friend or beneficiary who is a VE Day veteran who might like to take part in the national VE Day 70 commemorations in May?
The Second World War generation will be at the heart of all activity and, as part of this, the Legion is now making a call out to veterans of VE Day, to take part in the national commemorations in London.

For further details please click here 

Miss Caledonia

Pioneering live theatre streaming comes to Mortimer:

Wednesday 6 May 2015
St John’s Hall
Starts 8pm
Doors/Bar Open 7pm
Licenced Bar > Raffle > Prizes
Ticket Price: £10.00*

To Book Tickets:

Online: Click here to buy
Phone: 0118 933 2577

*Additional booking fee of £1.25 per person applies when purchasing tickets online.  To avoid these charges either email or call the box office.

MVP will proudly donate all profits to

Mortimer Spring Clean 2015

Last Saturday (21st) saw a very successful spring clean of the village with about 24 families and groups braving the cold wilds to collect rubbish from our verges, footpaths and public areas. If you are quick you can see the huge mound amassed opposite the Horse&Groom, ready for WBC to take away. Thanks to everyone who took part and to Craig for yet again letting us use the pub garden for the checking-in point.

MVP AGM 2015

There was a fantastic turn out for this year's MVP AGM in the Methodist Church Hall. Plentiful cake was served to everyone before the outgoing chairman, Danusia Morsley, reminded everyone of how MVP had started 5 and 1/2 years ago and how quickly some of the events and clubs which are now village "standards" were established.

After a quick review of the last year's events and successes she reminded everyone of perhaps the biggest event: the awarding to MVP of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. MVP has had official badges made with which to honour those whose work has contributed to this award. The first of these were given out at the Scarecrow Trail presentations and this time the following people were awarded the badge and certificate:

Andy Port Dianne Ainscough Jane Harrison Nicola Sumner
Annette Saunders Elaine Gibbs Jason Bushnell Phil Bushnell
Bev French Gael Nicholls Julia Meadows Rachel James
Brenda Baldwin George Bolland Mike Nicholls Richard Ainscough
Caroline Green Gillian Butler Miriam Stewart Sue Port
Charles Mills Helen Baines Natasha O'Brien
Craig Lawson Helen Udale-Clark Neil Johnson

The voluntary work all these people have done through MVP has contributed significantly to the life of the village.

A cheque for £500 from MVP was then presented by Danusia Morsley to Peter Stone of Mortimer Local History Group to assist them with the digitising of the mass of records, old photographs etc. they have amassed over nearly 40 years. This invaluable source of local information will become accessible to everyone once this huge project is completed.

MVP Officers for the next year are:

Chairman -  Doug Overett Vice-Chairman -  Natasha O'Brien
Secretary -  Lynn Hannawin Treasurer -  Michelle Goulding
Affiliates Sec. -  Julie Carter

Finally everyone was wonderfully entertained by the accomplished singing of the Hurst Singers.

Guess What - it's Time to Start Thinking Fun Day!

This year we have a whole set of new pages to help you find out all the things about how to get involved in the Fun Day - whether you want to have a Market Row Stall, be a sponsor, perform in the Arena, bring your Classic Car, Volunteer to help or anything else! To access this whole new section click on the Fun Day Logo to the left!


Jobs Forum

A new section has been added to the Forum, for businesses to advertise local jobs. It is for use by anyone offering a local job opportunity and there's no need to register on the site first, so please feel free to

Recommended businesses

If you are looking for a builder, plumber, piano teacher, yoga instructor or any other local business recommended by people from Mortimer, take a look under the Businesses section above. 

 Do you have news and views about the village to share?

Please use the new Forum on the top menu.
Explore the Calendar of events and let us know if you have something to add.
 Have you got any photos to share? Please send them to us.
Are you interested in joining a local club or society
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Read about other village events here

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