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CHRISTMAS BOX OF CAROLS

Knebworth Community Chorus and Youth Choir present a Christmas Box of Carols at the Knebworth Village Hall on the evening of Friday 13th December at 7pm.

Nikki and KierDerek Harrison will lead the chorus and choir in a programme of seasonal music with many of your favourite carols for you to sing along with.

Two of the village’s many excellent musicians will be featured: solos sung by John Bantick and new carols written by Sam Jellett.

Tickets £10 adults and £5 children including a glass of mulled wine or soft drink and mince pies, can be obtained from Village News, Station Road, Knebworth and members of the choir.

If you are interested in either the Chorus or the Youth Choir, please phone Derek /Jenny on 01438 817992 for more details. They will be pleased to answer any questions.

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS

Brian Worthington

NEW INSIGNIA ON VIEW AT MARSHALL VAUXHALL
Marshall Vauxhall celebrates arrival of Vauxhall’s New Insignia line-up

First deliveries of Vauxhall’s highly-acclaimed New Insignia range are arriving in Hertfordshire and Marshall Vauxhall is inviting motorists to discover more about this new model line-up.

The new range offers new design, greater cutting-edge equipment, significantly improved engines and a more engaging driving experience on-the-road. It comprises a five-door Hatchback, four-door Saloon and Sports Tourer estate, alongside an all-new, range-topping, SUV-inspired Country Tourer variant and a high performance VXR Supersport; the fastest car available in the UK for under £30,000.

InsigniaOrder banks are open and prices now start at just £16,279, which is nearly £2,000 less than the entry level vehicle of the outgoing line-up. With its classic lines, fine styling and premium design, Vauxhall’s New Insignia range is likely to appeal to families, business users and company car drivers alike.

What’s more, motorists will benefit from a completely re-designed centre console and instrument cluster and improved control-functionality. This accompanies efficient engines and state-of-the-art infotainment systems, in addition to a host of advanced driving safety and assistance features, all of which add to the New Insignia’s superior driving experience.

Jeremy Hutton, General Manager at Marshall Vauxhall, comments: “We’ve been celebrating a string of new model developments and launches in Vauxhall’s 110th Anniversary year and the New Insignia range is testament to Vauxhall’s forward-thinking vehicle development. We are inviting motorists in the area to visit us and learn more about this real game-changing range.”

Click Here to read full Press Release

The Editor

DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Parish News deadline:
If you want to let people know what your organisation is doing to start the New Year, you need to remember that the copy deadline for the January edition of Knebworth Parish News comes almost as soon as the December issue is out. Get your news and views by email to Click Here or into the box at the back of St. Martin’s Church by Friday December 6th.

Christmas Carols:
Knebworth Community Chorus and Youth Choir present a Christmas Box of Carols at the Knebworth Village Hall on the evening of Friday 13th December at 7pm.
See Leaflet - Click Here

Christmas Music at Knebworth House:
Local choirs join virtuoso American acoustic guitarist Doyle Dykes at Knebworth House on Saturday and Sunday 14 and 15 December. Doyle has been described as bringing the art of finger style to new levels of technical and creative brilliance. Performances are at 2.30pm and 8pm in the splendidly festive surroundings of the Banqueting Hall. Tickets, £21.50 to include – yes, you’ve guessed it! -  mulled wine and mince pies, are available from www.knebwrothhouse.com or call 01438 812661

Jo Simson

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KEEPING FIT & HEALTHY FOR ALL AGES
Zumbatomic®

The Fitness Program:
Sure, chillin’ out is cool. But rockin’ out is a blast! That’s why you’re gonna love the Zumbatomic® fitness program for kids. It’s a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba program’s moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop and more) and high-octane workouts designed to let kids ages 4-12 max out on fun and fitness all at the same time. Safe and effective, kids can’t wait to get into the Zumbatomic groove. Watch their energy and fitness levels soar as they get the groove. Classes in Knebworth start on Monday the 10th September at Knebworth Village Hall, Park Lane.
Little Stars 4 - 7 yrs old 15:45 to 16:15
Big Stars 8 - 12 yrs old 16:20 to 17:00
Every Monday during term time.
Click Here to see leaflet
All info can also be found on www.zumbawithvic.com

YOGA
Yoga classes with Debbie Bayfield for all levels, only £6.00 per session, just turn up at Saint Martins Parish Centre, Knebworth High Street
Tuesdays at 8pm-9.15pm and starting on
Tuesday 4th June another session at 6.15pm tp 7.30pm
Tel: 01438 812567 Mob: 07887 566419
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REGULAR EXERCISE

The Knebworth Walking Group continues its fortnightly rambles on Tuesday mornings, meeting at 10am in the Village Hall Car Park. There is a weekly fitness and toning class in the Village Hall on Tuesdays from 6.30-7.30pm.  On Fridays in the Village Hall there are two opportunities to get active. Keep Fit runs every Friday morning from 9.30-10.30am and the Active Together for 50+ group get going from 1-3pm.

Jo Simson

KNEBWORTH RUNNERS NETWORK

Liz Kirby and her friend started running training in January 2011 in preparation for a 10k charity run. Mow they are fitter than ever and totally hooked on the buzz they get from running; so much so that they decided to look for a local running club. Then it occurred to them, why drive to a running club when there are lots of beautiful running routes around Knebworth?

If you are interested in helping create or join a Knebworth runners' network, please contact Liz at lizkirby63@gmail.com. It doesn't matter what your motivation is - competition, getting fitter or simply becoming better acquainted with your fellow villagers.

OVER 65'S

A multi- activity group for over 65’s is restarting in Knebworth and is Herts Sports Partnershipproviding local residents with the chance to try gentle and seated exercises, table tennis, badminton, new age bowls, indoor curling and even some local health walks. The classes are part of an initiative from Herts Sports Partnership called Active Together, designed to offer enjoyable activities in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. The two hour sessions take place at Knebworth Village Hall every Friday at 1pm and each class costs just £2.50....more

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