About the WCA

Wingrave Community Association (WCA) promotes community activities within the villages and manages the Community Centre. It also acts as the supporting body for many of the groups whose details will be found in this Directory.

Chairman    Andrew Targell    chair@wingrave-wca.co.uk

Secretary    Jacqui Hutton    secretary@wingrave-wca.co.uk

Treasurer    Lynne Crump    treasurer@wingrave-wca.co.uk

Caretaker    Sophie Ratcliffe    bookings@wingrave-wca.co.uk    910991

Bar Manager    Lynne Roxbee Cox    bar@wingrave-wca.co.uk    07702 345176

Bookings Secretary    Sophie Ratcliffe    bookings@wingrave-wca.co.uk    910991

Membership Secretary    Suzanne Cuthbert    s.m.cuthbert@outlook.com    07736 942686

Web site Manager    Joe Purnell    web-admin@wingrave-wca.co.uk

A varied programme of social events in the Community Centre is organised by the Association, including barbecues in the summer, family evenings in the winter, bingo, visiting theatres, over 60s Christmas lunch, the Christmas Ball and Social Evenings. The Community Centre is available for hire for club and personal events with free hire on Friday evenings for parish clubs and societies, full details are available from the Bookings Secretary. The Association will provide a bar for events, details from the Bar Manager.

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Social Evenings

Tony Horne 681418 tony@hornes.plus.com. Every Friday from 8pm in the Community Centre. Real ale, a selection of wines, gins, single malt whiskies and the usual bar selection of drinks. Everyone is welcome, just drop in and enjoy some good company. Special events are organised, details of which are in the Communiqué.


The Association publishes the Communiqué, a monthly newsletter of general interest, which is delivered free to all households in Wingrave and Rowsham and is available from the WCA web site. Email contributions to: communique@wingrave-wca.co.uk.

Editorial team:    Andy Targell, Lynne and Nigel Crump, Penny Dell    688466

Advertising:    Lynne Crump    treasurer@wingrave-wca.co.uk    688466

Diary of Events

John Hawkes 681022 diary@wingrave-wca.co.uk. The Village Diary is a central calendar of local events. Diary entries for the next two months are published in the Communiqué, the full Diary is sent monthly by email to the secretaries of clubs and societies and is available on the WCA web site.

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Community Grants Scheme

The Community Grants Scheme provides financial assistance for projects or events which benefit the local community. Contact the Treasurer for more information, scheme rules and an application form.

Community Association Transport Service

CATS is a transport service provided by volunteer drivers for people without a car and who are unable to use public transport to get to doctors’ surgeries, hospital and other essential places. CATS cannot take you to airports, etc. To arrange a lift, for which a small charge is made, telephone Janet Frost 681244 giving as much notice as possible.