Welcome to the February edition of Hagley Village News.

This month is an exciting month as we celebrate Valentines day on the 14 February. Get some hints and tips on the back page of the Village News with ideas on how to celebrate with your loved one. It's also Chinese New year on the 16 February; this will be the year of the Dog. Find out what the year of the dog means here. Lent also begins on 14 February, what will you give up for lent?

In this month's edition it's great to hear what the Hagley Parish Council's role is in the village, more here. It's lovely to hear about a brief history of ‘The carol', The HHFS has more here. Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Free taster session of Tai Chi, more here.

A reminder that the Hagley Community Association AGM will be taking place at the Community Centre on Friday the 9 of February 2018 at 7:30pm. – I look forward to seeing you there.

Apologies for the printing error for the British Legion Poppy Appeal last month.

DID YOU KNOW?

February frequently occurs in lists of the most commonly misspelt words in the English language.

Esther Gittoes
Editor