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June 2008

Andy's amazing cycle ride

June 22, 2008

Andy Gibbons cycle ride is now well under way. Please sponsor Andy on his 2,000 mile cycle ride from one end of Great Britain to the other (and back!) in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Andy hopes to raise £2,000 for the charity and is confi... Read more & comment

Parish Council Minutes - June 2008

June 6, 2008

Detail of June's parish council meeting, along with a downloadable copy of the full minutes are now available from the Parish Council website.... Read more & comment

Christian Aid

June 2, 2008

Many thanks to those who helped collect during Christian Aid Week, 11th -18th May; we were lucky in that, unusually, the weather was fine most evenings that week! Thanks also to all those who gave; the total collected is not yet known but let's pray ... Read more & comment

Rebecca Baldock returns from Kagando - 10 August

June 2, 2008

In 2006 our Parish Project was the hospital at Kagando in Uganda. Some of you may remember Rebecca's visit last year when she told us about the benefits that our charitable giving had brought about. Rebecca has now completed her three year stay in A... Read more & comment

Andy's amazing cycle ride

June 1, 2008

Andy Gibbons has set himself the challenge of a 2,000 mile Cycle Ride from Eaton Bray to Lands End, up to John O'Groats and back to Eaton Bray. We have set ourselves the challenge of matching him by raising 1 pound per mile for our Parish Project Ma... Read more & comment

Concert for Christian Aid 2008 - 12 June, 7.00 pm

June 1, 2008

Tickets are now on sale for a concert at St Mary's Church, Eaton Bray in aid of Christian Aid which is to be performed by the Edlesborough school choir together with selected soloists. They will be joined by some talented past pupils and young musici... Read more & comment

Update on Roof Repairs

June 1, 2008

Work is progressing well with the replacement of the lead roof over the Chancel. Timber repairs were completed ahead of schedule with less damage being found to the timbers than anticipated. This has resulted in a small savings on cost of this part o... Read more & comment

Open Gardens - Sunday 8 June

June 1, 2008

Next Sunday, 12.00-6.00pm. We are looking forward to another enjoyable afternoon of Open Gardens in aid of St Mary's Roof Fund and Macmillan Cancer Support - our Parish from project for 2008. The event will be based at Eaton Bray Village Hall from ... Read more & comment

Parish Picnic

June 1, 2008

Just for your diary at this stage - Sunday, 10 August, on Edlesborough Green after the morning service. Everyone welcome - bring your own lunch.... Read more & comment

Flower Festival

June 1, 2008

Following the resignation of the Flower Festival Director, for reasons which were disclosed at the recent Church APCM, the Flower Festival organising Committee decided at their meeting on April 28th that they had no option but to call-off the Festiva... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - June 2008

June 1, 2008

"We got it wrong." It is refreshing to hear a politician admit to having made a mistake. So often we are treated to blustering and prevarication intended to make us think that everything is going to plan. And that is why so many people today have lit... Read more & comment