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Highcliffe Residents Association Meetings at The Old School,
254 Lymington Road

Executive Commitee list here
See Exec Committee list for contacts
Highcliffe Community Association
Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones Ho, Waterford Road
Friday - coffee morning - open to public. Go and check it out.
See website for contact details
Highcliffe Rotary Club Highcliffe Golf Club, Lymington Road

Every Thursday 6:15pm for 6:30 start
See their Facebook page

Highcliffe Action Team Residents acting for improvements for Highcliffe See HAT's Facebook page
Highcliffe Masonic Lodge
(website & Facebook coming soon)
Christchurch Masonic Hall, Warren Ave, Mudeford, BH23 3JY

meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each Month from October to May
email: markwernermason@gmail.com

07802 869542
Highcliffe Castle See the What'sOn page.
Or see The Castle website for events and entrance prices.
(Group prices on application.)

Opening: 1 February - 23 December (11:00am-5:00pm)

Please note that on Saturdays and some Fridays when there is a wedding, last admission is 4:00pm

01425 278807

Social and charity (all Highcliffe unless stated)
Click for Weekly Events Weekly classes and events, may not be listed below anywhere.
Yoga, Dancing, Dieting, Bingo, etc, etc

Age Concern Age Concern Pop In Centre
Highcliffe Day Centre, Lymington Road

Fridays 2:00 - 4:00pm
Phone 01202-488311
Barton on Sea Probus Club An organisation for retired Professional and Business men

10:30am, 4th Wednesday each month
At Hoburne Naish
Secretary Bill Payne
01425 278476
Brendoncare Club A friendly club for older people in Highcliffe.
4 a session (refundable for those on pension credit, along with any associated transport costs)

2 - 4pm, every Wednesday.
Greystones Hall, Waterford Road,
BH23 5JL
01202 722211
British Legion . Secretary and Welfare:
Lucy Eden is 01425 276795 or email leden57@hotmail.com
Diamond Divas Highcliffe ladies choir.

Raising money for
Macmillan Caring Locally

Phone 01425 280367
Highcliffe Country/Folk
Dancing Group

A happy and sociable group.
All ages & abilities welcome.
No partner required.

Phone Jan on 01425 276795
or email Janharris16@hotmail.co.uk
Horticultural Society

Formed in 1903.
Monthly meetings at St Marks Hall. Plus guest speakers, and Horticultural Shows
Contact through the website
Highcliffe Charities
Supporting local families in need. Details HERE Phone Veronica Brown:
07921 514906
or email

Charity Players
Raising money for local charities. New members always welcome See their website
Christchurch Life Saving Club HQ and clubhouse at Friars Cliff beach (next to Beach Hut cafe)
Contact Us
Christchurch Stroke Club
Run by stroke survivors for stroke survivors.

Meeting on the first Friday of each month, from 10am - Noon.
Priory House, Christchurch Priory, Quay Road, Christchurch, BH23 1BX.

(See their flyer here)
Tracie Palmer 01202 732739
Christchurch Local History Society Formed in 1989, the Society runs events, guided tours, publishes local history books and pamphlets, and is the custodian of a large archive of material Membership Sec:
Claire Ridsdale
c/o The Library,
Druitt Buildings, High Street,
Christchurch, Dorset,
BH23 1AW
CODA Music Centre
Coda Music Centre, passionate about music.

A unique resource on the Dorset/Hampshire border providing music tuition, choirs, creative music workshops, music therapy and music for health and wellbeing for people of all ages and abilities.
01425 276161
Evening Townwomens Guild Methodist Church Hall (see PLAN)
Third Tuesday each month, 7:30pm
Frances Snoxell 01425-277328
Friends of Nea Meadows Self explanatory. Phone Lucy Pemberton on 01425-274253
Highcliffe Guides
(3 units)

including Brownies
(2 packs)
Guides Every Tuesday and Friday
Every Monday and Wednesday
For further details, contact the people listed
Sheila Leete (District Commissioner)
Phone 01425-277806 or email.
Sarah Roberts (Brownie Guider) Phone 01425-278409 or  email

Also see the Guides UK website
Scouts, Cubs, and Beavers
Use contact details for information about meeting times/days,
and for information about District based Explorer Scouts (14-18 years old)
Further information from Group Scout Leader Julie Langdown 07766821541
Local History Society Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones Ho, Waterford Road
Third Friday, September through May, 7:15pm
Mrs Patricia Judge 01425-271428
or Ruth Freeman 01425-278943
Naomi House Childrens Hospice . Local Chairman Shirley Tobias 01425-673078
Royal Air Force Association
(Christchurch Branch)
. Welfare Officer Lucy Eden
01425-276795 or email
RNLI Highcliffe Branch
Highcliffe Methodist Church Parlour
Third Thursday each month 2:30pm

New members always welcome and needed
David Howell
Phone 01425-273623 or email
Diamond Divas
Highcliffe Methodist Church on
Wednesdays, 7:00pm

Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Trust, Christchurch.
More details about the trust here
Maureen Hardy
01425 280367
Email petmo.hardy@btinternet.com
Womens Institute - Amberwood/Highcliffe Afternoon Group Methodist Church Hall (see PLAN)
Third Wednesday each month 2:00pm
Marina Morris - 01425 271426
Womens Institute - Highcliffe Highcliffe Day Centre, Lymington Road
Third Thursday each month 7:15pm
Pat Edwards (President)
01425 279084
Womens Register Members homes
Alternate Tuesdays 8:00pm
Mrs Pat Morris phone 01425 673576
Womens Trefoil Guild Highcliffe Methodist Church Parlour
Fourth Monday each month 2:00pm
Mrs Olive Jackson phone 01425 277659
Christchurch and Highcliffe Brass Band Meet every Tuesday 7.30pm (Training band meets at 6:30pm)
Burton Green Church Hall, BH23 7NR. Visitors are welcome.

Visit their website for the local concerts in their busy schedule
Chairman Robert Eshelby - email or 01305 269949
Secretary Stephen Chipchase - email or 0783 767 0354
Christchurch and Highcliffe
Save The Children
Portfield Hall, Portfield Road, Christchurch
First monday each month (except January)
Marilyn Dewsnap 01425-275691 or email
Christchurch Twinning Association An independent, pro-active voluntary funded organisation.
Our aim is to develop established friendly community and social ties by exchange visit links between our twinned towns of Christchurch (New Zealand), Aalen (Germany), Saint Lo (France) and Tatabanya (Hungary).
This we try to finance by local Social and fund raising events for members and guests.
Mrs. Diane Hegarty,

Tel: 01425.616176
WRVS Hard Of Hearing Club Highcliffe Day Centre, 250 Lymington Road, BH23 5ET Phone or Fax 01425-278998

Sport and leisure (all Highcliffe unless stated)
Art Fellowship Methodist Church Hall (see PLAN)
First Wednesday each month 2:30pm
(except August)
Secretary, Eileen Banks 01425 275496
Membership Secretary, Valerie Hodson 01425 272608,
Duplicate Bridge Club

Popular club - part of the Community Centre at Greystones.

(Community Centre website)
See Club website for details
Country Dancing Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones House, Waterford Road

Thursday 7:30pm
Jan Harris
01202 427523
or email janharris16@hotmail.co.uk
Bowls Club
Nea Meadows, Smugglers Lane South, BH23 4NG
Daily - end April to end September (not Sundays)
General Secretary: Thelma Richardson Email

Membership Secretary Ian Ewence 01425-271957
Short Mat Bowls Club Methodist Church Hall (see PLAN)

Monday 7.15 9.30
Formal grey (change White)
(to Blue Polo Shirts)
OR Option of Smart Casual.
Anyone welcome to try our sport - experience not required
Malcolm Taylor 01202- 486583
Chess Club Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones House, Waterford Road
Mondays 7:00 - 10:30pm, Tuesday 2:00 - 4:15pm
All levels welcome
John 01425-272051
Keith 01425-279769
Circle Dance Group Highcliffe Community Centre
Greystones, Waterford Road

First & Third Mondays,2:00-4:0pm
All ages/abilities welcome
Nancy Ferguson 01425 277920
Cricket Club Sunday friendlies only
Home games at Wingfields, Smugglers Lane North - usually start at 2:30pm
Secretary: Mike Humphries 01425 620408
Match Secretary: P Jacobs 01425 275426
Duplicate Bridge Club Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones Ho, Waterford Road
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30pm

Beginners and other bridge players welcome.

See HERE for more details
Beryl Williams 01425 276191
or email
Flower Club Methodist Church Hall (see PLAN)

Second Wednesday each month, 2:00pm
contact not known at present
Golf Club - Highcliffe Castle 107 Lymington Road, Highcliffe Mr G A Fisher 01425 272953
Fax 01425 272210
Greystone Quilters (Wednesday) Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones Ho, Waterford Road
Wednesdays, 2-4pm
Secretary Pat Carden 01425 611748
See Community Association page for more details
Highcliffe Hawks

Visit their website

Hawks Youth Football Club

Popular Highcliffe youth football club, running teams from Under 7 to Under 16, and play sessions for 3 -6 years old.
email players@highcliffe-hawks.co.uk
Horticultural Society St Marks Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue
First Monday each month 7:30pm
Ian Richardson 01425-279483
Highcliffe & Infinity Camera Club Bashley Village Hall, Bashley
Wednesdays, September-June 7:30pm
Membership Secretary
Jim Pascoe 01425 612868
Mudeford Swans YFC Popular and successful youth football club, run by volunteers, enabling local young people to play competitive football. Nice website as well.
(The club has a child welfare officer.)
Chairman Richard Jordan
07771 955136
Secretary Bill Morley
01425 271104
Sailing Club Mudeford Quay
Training sessions - Saturdays 9:00-12:00
Mr B Hand 01425-274874
Sports & Social Club Find out all about the Club by clicking here

01425 273827
Theatre Group Organised trips to plays, musicals, concerts, opera, etc
Bob Mackinnon
(Membership Secretary)

Wine Circle Highcliffe Community Association, Greystones Ho, Waterford Road
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30pm
Mr G E Hunt 01425-273290

St Mark's

See website for service details .
Highcliffe Methodist Church See website for service details .
Highcliffe Baptist Church No longer meeting in Highcliffe ?
Highcliffe Community Church
Sunday at 10:30am, Highcliffe Community Association For more information email Helen Putterford at <h_putterford@hotmail.com>
Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church See website for service details .

Highcliffe Comprehensive and
Sixth Form College
. Phone 01425-273381 or email
Highcliffe St Marks Primary The school's full name is Highcliffe St Mark (A Church of England Foundation) Primary School.
Phone 01425-273029
Mudeford Junior School .
Phone 01202-473217
Mudeford Infants School .
Phone 01202-485513
The Grange .
Phone 01202-486536

National Trust
Christchurch and New Forest
See their website, which includes the local programme, meetings, and contact details. Membership secretary 01425 280913 or email.

Slimmers World (Highcliffe) Tuesday, 6:00pm, at the Day Centre, Lymington Road. Contact Sarah on 01425 471435 or 07736 645598

Wednesday, 9:30am, at St Marks Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue. Contact Martyn on 07714 030407
Thursday, 5:15pm or 7:15pm, at Mudeford Wood Community Centre, Pipers Drive. Contact Martyn on 07714 030407

You can of course just turn up at these sessions.

See contacts in previous column
Weight Watchers (Highcliffe) St Marks Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue
Every Tuesday 1:30pm
Phone 08457 123000


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