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…]

Church extension update November 2018

Trevor Swainson writes:  The Church Extension Project is very close to commencement but awaiting formal approval from the Diocese.  With our existing planning permission expiring on 13th January 2019 and the Festive period in between now and then, the PCC has been advised to apply again for Planning and Listed Building Consent before expiry with … [Read more…]