Living Faith

Karen Blackman writes: I first heard about the ‘Living Faith’ course back in 2017, at a Diocesan Vocations Day I attended at St Peter’s, Brighton. At the time I felt the course was something I might like to do but what with the demands of work and family commitments, the timing just didn’t seem right. … [Read more…]


Derek writes: Snowdrops, it is now their moment in the spot light. What a joy they are, nodding to all and sundry who take time to look, stare and wonder. They are not always that easy to establish as dry bulbs, splitting clumps in the green after flowering helps to speed up the process. Definitely … [Read more…]


Derek writes: Winter flowering shrubs & plants catch the eye or nose or both. Daphne is no exception, the scent is delicious and the cluster of pink & white flowers are delightful. This plant in our garden was a return from a dissatisfied customer when I was working at Wych Cross Nurseries some 15 years … [Read more…]


Derek writes Plans are underway to prepare a programme of events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the long weekend June 2 – 5th, please keep these dates in your diary. There will be a Beacon lighting, Party in the Rec, Fete and Songs of Praise plus street parties on the Sunday lunch time. … [Read more…]

Chichester pilgrimage

Derek writes: Last Saturday The Shurvell family made a Pilgrimage to Chichester Cathedral. A 90 minute journey through rain, puddles and poor visibility. It felt like like quite a trek, fortunately the return home was easier.The reason for this trip was for me to be commissioned as an Authorised Lay Minister with ‘Children, Youth & Families’ … [Read more…]