Saturday 23rd March 2019
MVP is organising the annual spring clean of the village. Come and book in and get equipment in the Horse & Groom Garden from 1pm. All finished by 3:30 pm
Saturday 30th March 2019
Guaranteed to be a fun night to test your general knowledge whilst enjoying some yummy pizza and a drink from our licensed bar. Prosecco, wine, beer or soft drinks we've got it covered
After the wonderful production of Brilliance in December, Farnham Maltings returned to Mortimer on Friday 1 March with an entirely different play, Title and Deed, a monologue which was at times haunting, funny and quietly moving. Performed to a sell-out audience at St Johns Hall, the intimate play examined one man's life story. It compared the traditions of his country of birth with the reali
The latest round of MVP Theatre Trips was well received by all. Phantom of the Opera and The Mousetrap are full and, at time of writing, (27th Feb) there are just five tickets remaining for the carols at the Royal Albert Hall in December.
The latest Bag2school collection raised £649 for St Johns, St Marys and Willink Schools. 1623kgs of clothes, shoes, handbags, soft toys, towels and bedding were collected from the houses in Mortimer by a band of volunteers. Our grateful thanks must go to Dad's Shop who kindly loaned us the use of their van, as John Bull's van, which we usual use, was stolen recently.
As MVP lunch club fell on Valentine’s Day we decided something a bit special was called for. Not only did our lunch guests get a special meal but each and everyone got a hand made valentines card!
Representatives from the MVP Lunch Club were invited to attend a West Berks conference on Social Isolation and Loneliness on the 8th February. Keynote speakers included Richard Benyon and Mims Davies, the Minister for Sport and Civil Society, welcoming the chance to meet those in communities that have come up with their own unique ways to help ease social isolation and loneliness.
The aim of this page is to collect information about all local recycling opportunities, whether just good ways of disposing of things locally or where a group is collecting something to raise funds. Please use the Contact Us form to send us details of any recycling opportunities you know about which aren't listed.
Recycling for Fund Raising
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MVP was formed in 2008/2009 by a group of villagers wanting to fulfil some of the requests expressed by the village in the second Parish Plan – more things going on locally for young families, more things going on locally for the older generation, and better communications, for example. You can see the Parish Plan on the SMPC website with the actions we set off to try and do.