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Institute of Advanced Motoring

For further information, please contact Kath Watts on 01981 540382

Birches Bridge Club

This active club meets three times a week in the Much Birch Community Centre. Monday evenings - 6.30 to 10.30pm, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons - 1.30 to 5.30pm.

Contact - Jane Russell - Tel : 01981 540749

Evergreen Club

It is sad to report the closing down of the Evergreen Club which has been running for the past 38 years. Bridget Banks and Evelyn Vaughan - Williams have given outstanding service for the past 12 years and have arranged a series of outings ( visited by them beforehand ) which have been much appreciated by the members. Unfortunately no one has come forward to take on the running of the club.

Kings Thorn and Little Birch Gardening Club

The Club holds monthly meetings with speakers on gardening topics and runs an Annual Open Horticultural Show in September. Meetings are held in Little Birch Hall normally on the last Thursday of the Month.

Contact - Chairman, John Bryant - Tel : 01981 540 316

Village Market

This is held once a month on Fridays in Much Birch Community Hall.

For futher information, please contact Mark Goddard on 01432278026

The Half Way Community Theatre

The Half Way Community Theatre is a musical and drama group. One of their main activities is running well supported concerts two or three times a year in the Much Birch Community Hall.

Contact - Jenny Wrigley - Tel : 01981 540617

Herefordshire Voluntary Organisations Support Service (HVOSS)

The Community Development Worker in South Herefordshire is Abbie Mason. Abbie can offer free practical support and help to your group on any issue, no matter how large or small. Groups being helped include residents' associations, playgroups, youth groups, local history groups and sports clubs.

To find out more, contact Abbie on 07827 775926 or 01432 343932 or e-mail abbie.mason@hvoss.org.uk

LIFT exercise referral scheme

Run by Halo. These exercise classes are run at Hereford Leisure Centre for patients referred by doctors.

Contact - Hereford Leisure Centre on 0845 24 10 978, or your local GP.

Little Birch Strollers

Country and Western and Line Dancing classes for beginners and improvers. Held in Much Birch Community Centre on Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Contact - Jean Harris Tel : 01432 263820

Much Birch Old Charities

The Parish Council appoints two Trustees, one of whom is the Rector, to administer the Joseph Cook Charity (The Much Birch Old Charities). The main asset of the charity is "The Poor Acre", a one acre field on the north side of Holly Bush Lane.

The field has been rented for many years to Bigglestone Farm. The Charity income is to be given to "The Poor of the Parish". The land is on record as having been given to the Parish of Much Birch by an unknown benefactor in 1786.

Contact - Dick Brimacombe Tel : 01981 540677

Much Birch Community Resource Centre

This is housed in the upper room of the Much Birch Community Hall and has photocopying facilities and materials for use by Community Groups.

Contact - Janet and Colin Thomas - Tel : 01981 540501

Much Birch Parents and Toddlers Group

The Much Birch Toddler and Baby group is a local, friendly parent run group for babies and children up to 4 years old. EVERY Friday (including School Holidays, when you are more than welcome to bring older siblings along too) at Much Birch Village Hall from 9.30 - 11.30am.

Come along, meet some new mums, have a chat and as much tea/coffee as you would like while your little ones play with the toys. There is also have a wonderful outdoor space with ride ons etc and make the most of it when the weather brightens up.
 
For more information please contact Caroline on 07957 235447.

Performing Arts Training for Kids

Classes held in Much Birch Community Hall on Saturdays during term time from 10am until 12md (2 classes).

Contact Terri Wilson Tel:01981 540036

Much Birch Women's Institute

There is a long standing and active W I Branch which meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month 7.30pm in Much Birch Community Hall.

Contact - Gillian Clouder 01981 540080

Wormelow Cricket Club

Wormelow C.C. has been in existence since 1965 and currently hosts three Saturday playing XI's. The 1st and 2nd XI play in the Worcestershire County League and the 3rd XI in the Herefordshire Marches League. The club also compete in the National Village Knockout Cup, as well as in the mid-week Twenty20 Cow Corner Cup, the winter Herefordshire Indoor League as the 'Warriors' and several other friendly fixtures. The club also has a strong youth system.

The excellent Club Pavilion built in 1988 was opened by Fred Truman.

Further information can be obtained from the website - wormelow.play-cricket.com.

Yoga Group

This group no longer meets at Much Birch.

1st Much Birch Brownies

The 1st Much Birch Brownies (for girls aged 7-11 years) meet every Monday evening at Little Birch Village Hall from 5.30 to 7.00pm

Contact Katie Hodges on 07794 769931


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