THE Orders of St John Care Trust at Buckland Court in Amesbury held their summer fete on July 26, which raised £567 for the residents’ amenities fund.

The weather was sunny and the fete was supported by residents, staff, families and the local community. Children enjoyed the inflatable gladiators from Amesbury Inflatables.

Local businesses, including Amesbury Chippy, Amesbury Tandoori, the Holiday Inn, Splash of Colour, Rosie’s Barbers, Wilton House, Cholderton Charlies, Reeves, and the Dunkirk Social Club donated raffle prizes.

There was entertainment from Chantelle’s Dance Group from Archer’s Gate, and music from Ian Lawes and Rob Hardy, Duck and Cover.

Woodford Valley Gardening Club is holding its produce show on Saturday.

The event takes place in the village hall from 2pm until 5.30pm.

There are classes for fruit, vegetables, flowers, cakes, jams, pickles and chutneys.

The prizes will be presented by John Glen MP.

The 11th annual Amesbury boules competition takes place on Saturday, August 30. It is being held at the approach to St Mary and St Melor Church vicarage and starts at 10.30am. Teams of two are invited and spectators are free. Inquire at the church or Wyndham Hall for further details.

n Boscombe Down Rec is holding a Big Bingo Sunday on August 24 at 3pm. The event follows last weekend’s family fun day which had a disco, barbecue and games.

Christ the King Church is holding a parish lunch on August 28. The event is an opportunity for shared fellowship. Places are limited to 25 and the cost of the three course lunch is £5.