n Rector Chris Hardwick is the new chairman of Upton Ecumenical Council. He took over from the Rev Ian Sim at a service at the Parish Church on Sunday.

n AN under-11s disco takes place at the Hill Centre tonight (Friday), from 7pm to 9pm. Entry to the Little Party People event is £2.

n A TABLE-top sale takes place at the Memorial Hall tomorrow (Saturday), from 10am to noon. Entry is 20p.

n UPTON Youth Band will hold a car boot sale at the Hill Centre on Sunday (January 30), from 10am to 1pm.

n A MUSIC session for children aged six months to pre-school takes place at the Hill Centre on Wednesday (February 2), from 2pm to 2.30pm. Entry is £2.50.

n A TALK on the Chartist Land Company will be given to Upton Civic Society at the Memorial Hall on Thursday (February 3), at 7.30pm.

n Film footage of the cars and fashions at the Goodwood race track during the 1940s and 50s will be shown at Hanley Swan Village Hall on Saturday (February 5), at 7.30pm. Entry is £5, including cheese, pate and wine.