Archive for the ‘War Memorial Green’ Category

Cheam Rotary to host a Tea Party

by Mary Burstow on 11 June, 2015

  Take tea at 3 with Cheam Rotary on Sunday 14 June and join a nationwide celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta On Sunday 14 June at 3pm, to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (15 June 1215), the clink of teacups will be heard as communities across […]

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Christmas Day Truce Football Match

by Mary Burstow on 14 December, 2014

On Wednesday 17th December, Sutton Grammar School’s Combined Cadet Force is hosting a charity football match between its RAF and Army Sections at the Walch Memorial Playing Fields in Northey Avenue. Kick-off will be at 2pm.The event is in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce football match in which the German and […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 13 December, 2014

Children having their hair braided at John Fraser Jenkins http://www.johnfraserjenkins.co.uk In the build up to Christmas, last Friday and Cheam Christmas Evening feels like a rather long time ago!  The evening was a fantastic success.  Cheam really does feel wonderfully villagey at an evening like this.  Lots of people come and wander around the shops and […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Cheam Christmas Lights

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Some events give me grey hairs.  Putting up the Christmas Lights has to be one of them!!  Will they go up in time?  Will they work? Thankfully this year, they went up with over the weekend.  The lights were funded by Sutton Council and the South Sutton, Cheam and Belmont Area Committee. The lights on […]

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Tower of London Poppies come to Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 11 November, 2014

Cheam High School year 8, have been hard at work making poppies for Cheam War Memorial.  The plan is to lay them on the grass, around the memorial, at around 9:30am on Friday 14th November, then to leave them there until 3:00.  Please do come and have a look.  They may not be so professional […]

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We will remember them

by Mary Burstow on 11 November, 2014

Cheam has two sets of War Memorials.  The main one is outside the library on War Memorial Green.  The second one is inside St Dunstans Church in the lady chapel.  It is much less obvious, but in many ways, more harder hitting.  The plaques were put up immediately after World War 1 and list everyone […]

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Remembrance Day in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 10 November, 2014

On Sunday, I joined the people of Cheam, to take part in the Remembrance Day Ceremony, at the War Memorial.  The must have been over 300 people there.  The service was led by Father Ben from St Dunstans Church and concluded with the singing of the national anthem.  We then all go back into St […]

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Act of Rememberance in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 8 November, 2014

The people of Cheam will meet at Cheam War Memorial for an Act of Remembrance on Sunday 9th November.  The service will start at 10:50 and last for around 20 minutes. The Ode of Remembrance – Laurence Binyon They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening Schedule of Events

by Mary Burstow on 7 November, 2014

Cheam Village ‘Late Night Shopping Evening’ Friday 5th December 2014  Whitehall and most shops will remain open throughout the evening  Schedule of Events 5.00        Road Closure commences in Station Way. 5.30        Radio Jackie 107.8FM Begins Broadcasting.                 Radio Jackie is generously sponsored today by Smith & Byford.                 Fairground rides in Station Way & Stalls […]

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