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The Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity AGM

The Annual General Meeting for the Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity was held  at the Community Room, Tesco Extra Westwood Cross on Thursday 14th June 2018. The Chairman thanked the committee for all their hard work and the Treasurer presented the accounts for the Charity's financial year, January to December 2017 - inclusive. Committee members were

Supporting the Cheerful Sparrows Ward, QEQM Hospital

Patients in the Male and Female Cheerful Sparrows Wards in the QEQM Hospital Thanet By 1939 The Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity had raised almost £25,000 of which £20,000 went towards building the Margate General Hospital. As a thank you, and as a constant reminder, the Cheerful Sparrows Ward was named. We continue actively

The Bradstow Singers

On a dark, wet December afternoon an audience, in a packed Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Broadstairs, heard the most inspiring concert of carols and readings with the Bradstow Singers and Orchestra under their director Jacob Bride. Our Chair, Janis Buckley gave a short talk concerning the Charity and the retiring collection

Our Christmas Appeal

Members of the Cheerful Sparrows Committee manned a stall in the QEQM hospital vestibule, to inform local residents of our Charity and its aims and to appeal for funds. We were pleased to talk to people about the Charity and also to raise just over £100. Thank you.

AGM held in Tesco’s Community Room

The AGM was the last meeting for our Chair Sid Farmer. He had been a committee member since the mid 1990s and Chair since 2013. He was presented with a picture depicting himself as the young porter, Mr Sparrow, on Honor Oak Station. We welcomed the new Chair Ms Jan Buckley. We were also pleased

A Cream Tea

A Cream Tea was held in aid of The Cheerful Sparrows Thanet, raising nearly £300 Thank you so much to everyone who joined the committee for Afternoon Tea at The Broadstairs Sailing Club on Sunday 23rd October 2016. Those who attended had a great afternoon and raised nearly £300.

The Broadstairs Summer HOP

The Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity committee members were delighted to be invited to The Pavilion, Broadstairs on a sunny Sunday afternoon in August to listen to the amazing bands which played at the Broadstairs Summer Hop. We were thrilled to be given some much needed cash for our funds. Many thanks to the organisers and