Emmaus Club June update

Derek Shurvell writes: The Working party in the Churchyard on 7th June was attended by 5 adults and 9 youngsters. An enthusiastic group cleaned gates and hand rails, cut back a large Rhododendron, raked up long grass & daffodil stems in various parts of the Churchyard and trimmed back an overgrown hedge. Carrying and dragging large bag fulls … [Read more…]

Wildlife Verges

Derek Shurvell writes: We hope you’re enjoying the verge outside the church which is now a wash with wild flowers. Encouraged by John Ralph 10 years ago to allow a more natural look to develop. We will leave the plants and grasses to flower and seed and then strim and remove at the middle of July and … [Read more…]

Church extension – the work begins.

CHURCH EXTENSION UPDATE Trevor Swainson writes: Well, it is finally underway!   So, some 30 years have passed since the idea of new facilities for St. Margaret’s Church was first mooted,  If you think that this was a long gestation period, you only have to look back to the (then) new vestry that took over … [Read more…]

Church Extension Fund – the ground breaking begins.

Trevor Swainson writes: St. Margaret’s Church Extension Project We are excited to announce that the long-awaited work on the Extension Project is about to become a reality. Next week, starting on 7th January, work will begin to install the drains required for the new toilet facilities, connecting the Church to the national water supplies for … [Read more…]