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Shell Garage re-opening!

The previous rumour, reported on 9th November, was clearly just that, a rumour.  Having put the question direct to Shell, we’ve just received an official reply to the effect that the garage on the Chilworth roundabout will re-open on 22nd December.  That will be handy during the Christmas & New Year holiday period!

An Evening with Shirin Dehgan

On Thursday, 7th December from 6-8pm the University Science Park presents Cocktails & Conversation – an Evening with Shirin Dehgan. After graduating, Shirin worked for a blue-chip company before turning entrepreneur and building Arieso, which she subsequently sold for £85M.

A winner of multiple awards, including European Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, Shirin is also an inspirational speaker.  If that’s not enough for you, there will also be an expert cocktail demonstration by the Bombay Sapphire Distillery.  Tickets are just £15, to include a welcome cocktail, canapes, evening drinks and a donation to Cancer Research UK. Continue reading

Moviola: next movies on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the next two Moviola evenings.  The third and fourth movies in our second season are The Levelling and Viceroy’s House, to be shown on Sunday, 26th November and Sunday, 10th December respectively.  Find out more here on the programme page, where there are trailers and a button you click to buy or reserve your tickets.  If you prefer, just e-mail the organisers saying how many tickets you would like to reserve for each movie, and they’ll do the rest.  You may pay on the door so long as you have reserved a ticket.

Moviola tickets on sale

Tickets are selling well for our second season’s second movie, The Sense of an Ending, based on Julian Barnes’s novel, to be shown on Thursday, 12th October. Go here for more information, including a trailer and a link to ticket sales (only £5). Pre-booking essential. Numbers limited for comfort. Nibbles and non-alcoholic refreshments on sale but BYOB welcome.  Doors at 7pm (please don’t be earlier as we’ll be setting up), programme starts promptly at 7.30pm.

TVBC Public Consultation

The Council has today published its draft “Revised Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) in Planning Matters” for public consultation.  This is clearly a good opportunity to have a direct involvement in the setting of council policy, and so it is hoped that as many residents as possible will comment.  The announcement says: Continue reading