Castlepollard

FIRST STEP TO A HEALTHIER LIFE: With the onset of Autumn and the shorter days, exercise is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. To this end there is an exercise programme starting at Ringtown GAA walking track where you can walk or run at your own pace, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Participants may attend as a group, and have the option to record their own weight confidentially if desired to be in with a chance of winning 100.00 euro for most weight lost. All participants in the programme have the chance to win a Hamper. The programme starts on Tuesday, October 9th, and will last for a total of eight weeks. The cost is 2.00 euro per person per night, with all funds raised going towards Ringtown Underage. For further details contact 087-2311551.

FIRST STEP TO A HEALTHIER LIFE: With the onset of Autumn and the shorter days, exercise is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. To this end there is an exercise programme starting at Ringtown GAA walking track where you can walk or run at your own pace, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Participants may attend as a group, and have the option to record their own weight confidentially if desired to be in with a chance of winning 100.00 euro for most weight lost. All participants in the programme have the chance to win a Hamper. The programme starts on Tuesday, October 9th, and will last for a total of eight weeks. The cost is 2.00 euro per person per night, with all funds raised going towards Ringtown Underage. For further details contact 087-2311551.

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO: Lough Lene Gaels Camogie club are organising a Juvenile Halloween Fancy Dress Disco in Lough Lene Hall, Collinstown, on Friday night, October 26th, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm per person. Cost per person is 3.00 each. Proceeds from the event will be in aid of Collinstown Playground Project.

COOLE PARENT & TODDLER GROUP: The Coole Parent & Toddler Group meet every Thursday morning in Coole Hall between 10.30am and 12.30pm. For further information contact Sarah Kelly at sarahkelly35@gmail.com. all are welcome.

COLLINSTOWN/FORE PARISH NOVENA: The 2012 Collinstown/Fore Parish Novena commences with Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Collinstown, at 7.30pm on Monday, November 5th. The Novena will alternate every following Monday night between St. Mary’s Church, Collinstown, and St. Feichin’s Church, Fore, at 7.30pm. The Novena will conclude on Monday night, December 17th, with Mass in St.Mary’s Church, collinstown, starting at 7.30pm. Confessions will be heard by visiting priests on the same night.

CHARITY TABLE QUIZ: A Charity Table Quiz in aid of St. Camillus’ Nursing Home and North Westmeath Hospice take place in the Anchor Bar, The Square, Castlepollard, Friday night next, October 12th. Make a note in your diary for a night of quizzing and craic.

CHRISTMAS MARKET: A Giant Christmas Market in aid of St. Michael’s Church of Ireland Restoration fund will take place in Tullynally Castle on December 8th and 9th. The two day market will offer home baking, embroidery, knitted garments, cheese, meats and much more. The market will open each day from 11.00am and further information may be had by contacting 087-0925740, or email shirley130413@gmail.com