Mothers’ Union campaign against Gender-based Violence

One in three to zero – Mothers’ Union support for campaign against Gender-based Violence Mothers’ Union is proud to participate again this year in the international campaign ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence’. This year we are calling for … Continue reading

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Charity Canvas Art Exhibition

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th November, 10.30am to 4pm, at The Granary, Stapleford, CB22 5BP. You are invited to the third Charity Canvas Art Exhibition entitled ‘Stuff of Life’, organised by White House Arts. All proceeds will be divided between … Continue reading

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Churchwarden Responsibility for Day to Day Running

St Andrew’s Church. Stapleford, now and until the Revd. Dr. Simon Taylor takes up his post as our new Priest. THE CHURCHWARDENS HAVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DAY TO DAY AND LONGER TERM RUNNING OF THE CHURCH. Please contact either: Dr Felicity Cooke 842824 … Continue reading

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CHCT Sponsored Ride, Drive or Stride – Sat 12th September

Those wanting a walk should meet at church ready for a 10 am departure across field paths to Newton church – distance under 4 miles.  Wear sound shoes and bring a picnic (if desired).  There will be a very short service in Newton church at 12 noon – all are invited, so do come by car if you are unable to walk.  St Andrew’s cyclists planning to visit many churches may like to work this slot into their itinerary. Sponsor forms are in the porch.

A sign-up sheet for welcoming visitors to St. Andrew’s on that day is on the table. Further info from John King   Tel: 843578 email: jandjking@ntlworld.com

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Summer Tea Party – Great Shelford

“You are warmly invited to a Summer Tea Party at The Vicarage, 12 Church St, Great Shelford, (in the garden, weather permitting; if not, indoors!) on Sunday 16th August, 3 – 5pm. Please bring and share food; tea will be provided. This is a shared event with St Mary’s, Great Shelford. Do come along, and bring friends and neighbours, to enjoy the garden, meet old friends, and make new ones.”

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CHURCHYARD – Another Working Party

ANOTHER WORKING PARTY HAS BEEN ARRANGED FOR

THE MORNING OF SATURDAY 8TH AUGUST.

We need as much help as possible, please, to clear the gutters and gullies, to remove weeds around the walls and to do some tree work ready for our next quinquennial inspection which takes place on 13th August.

There is a sign-up sheet on the table. PLEASE HELP!

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Teddy Bear Parachute Drop – Result

The teddy bears raised £150 for Christian Aid by parachuting off the tower last Sunday.  The total raised this year is in excess of £2000. Thank you for all your support

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TEDDY BEAR PARACHUTE DROP in support of CHRISTIAN AID. Sunday 14th June from 11am

·       Teddy bear parachuting in return for a small donation

·       Bring and Buy Stall – please bring lots!

·       Bread and soup lunches

·       Stretcher bearers in attendance

·       Bravery certificates for all bears

·       Small prizes for exceptionally skilled bears

You can find instructions for making parachutes by Googling how to make parachute toy. Instructions are also in the porch,or you could even invent your own.

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Village Show – MU Cake Stall

This year, proceeds from the Village Show Mothers’ Union cake stall will go the Big Wheels Appeal (click here to see poster), which has been expanded to cover not only overseas projects but those in the UK as well, including the Away From It All project (which in Ely Diocese sends families in need to Hunstanton on the Norfolk Coast – click here to see picture of a past visit)

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Flower and Music Festival – Report

Thank you to everyone involved in the  Festival and to all who supported it. It was a delightful weekend in every way and in the region of £3,000 was raised for

The Sick Children’s Trust. Magnificent! Final amount to be published next week.

Thank you also to the organisers, entertainers & cooks at Monday’s (4th May) fabulous farewell dinner for John and Jenny

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