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ALL women are invited to attend Foleshill Women's Training open day on Monday, September 6 from 10am to 4pm.

People will be able to enjoy refreshments, meet new friends, and find out what courses are available at the centre this autumn.

New courses include English, Maths, Yoga, Beauty, Women's Healthy Lifestyles, Working Towards Employment and Computers for beginners. Many courses are free.

To find out more, call 024 7663 7693 or pop in on the day. Creche places available.

FWT-A centre for women, Elmsdale Avenue, Foleshill, Coventry, CV6 6ES. www.fwt.org.uk EIGHT young people aged between 13 and 18-years-old from youth clubs and groups across Coventry and Warwickshire took part in an actionpacked summer residential from August 9-13, courtesy of Warwickshire Clubs for Young People.

The residential experience took place at Skern Lodge in Devon. Team building, surfing, raft building, coastal walks and much more were the order of the day.

The camp was delivered as part of a summer activity programme being offered to young people and local youth groups across Coventry and Warwickshire.

Graham Norman, WCYP Youth Development Officer said: "It has been a very enjoyable week and we are hoping to deliver more of the same next year."

For more information on WCYP and the activities they offer, please contact the county office on 01926 425191, visit the website at: www.wcyp.org.uk or e-mail: contact@wcyp.org.uk.

THE Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Thursday, August 26, will bring together the community of Wood End, Henley Green, Potters Green and Manor Farm.

Not only will there be hot and cold drinks,cakes and sandwiches, but also a bouncy castle, raffle, and local craft stalls selling locally produced jams and knitware. Meet Warwickshire Wildlife Trust to talk about their plans for the Sowe Valley; Whitefriars regarding the regeneration of the area; Friends of Moat House Park to discuss improvements planned for the park; or just enjoy the afternoon and let the little ones enjoy having their faces painted. Starting at 2pm the festivities are expected to continue until 5pm.

The Coventry Greenhouse Society next meets on Wednesday, September 8 at St Joseph the Worker Community Hall, 1 DeMontford Way, Cannon Park, Coventry.

Jean Draycott will be giving an illustrated talk on The Restoration of Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens. Visitors and new members welcome. Doors open at 7pm. Admission pounds 1. At our Summer Show John Bradbury won the cup for the most prize points and Pauline Stokes won the Ladies Cup. Congratulations to both.

Further information contact Ray Smith 02476 275955 MEMBERS of Nuneaton Ambion Bonsai Club were given a lesson in mathematics when they welcomed guest speaker Alan Harriman.

He explained how to use an ancient equation to select the right size pot for the chosen bonsai tree. This intriguing exercise involved members cutting out pot shapes and using eye measurements to calculate the right proportions. By using this unusual method, members were given a different way of showing their trees to their best advantage.

The club's annual Tokanoma Display takes place at Hatters Space, in Upper Abbey Street, Nuneaton on August 26. Visitors are welcome and more information is available from chairman Brian Humphriss on 0145 544 7083.

A GOLF day staged at a North Warwickshire club raised more than pounds 36,000 for charity.

It was organised at the Forest of Arden by national health food company Holland & Barrett, which has its headquarters in Nuneaton and benefitted the local Mary Ann Evans Hospice and the Leicester-based Rainbows children's hospice.

Teams of staff and suppliers took part in an 18-hole tournament and were joined by celebrities including TV's Gethin Jones and campaigner Heather Mills at a gala dinner attended by more than 250 people.

PEOPLE are being encouraged to take part in The Warwick Cycle Races next month.

Hundreds are expected to attend the free event which will start outside the Shire Hall, in Old Square, Warwick town centre, on Sunday September 5 from 11am.

Cyclists will be guided through Church Street, High Street, Brook
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