News from Turweston

ST MARY’S CHURCH, TURWESTON

Services for December and January

Sunday 3rd December              11.15am      Holy Communion           Rev'd Liz Simpson

Sunday 17th December             6pm            Carol Service                   Margaret Tilley

Sunday 7th January                  9.30am        Holy Communion           Rev'd Liz Simpson

Sunday 21st January                10am           Coffee and Croissants followed by

                                                  10.30am       Village Worship               Margaret Tilley

Our village Carol Service will take place at 6pm on Sunday 17th December. As has become our custom, we will enjoy a finger buffet and mulled wine afterwards. If you are able to contribute food for the buffet please contact Penny Kirkland on 701993. We are aiming to get a choir together for the service so anyone who would like to be part of that would be most welcome. We will have a practice on the Saturday (time to be confirmed) but if you can't attend that you are still welcome to join the choir on the day. Please call Margaret Tilley on 705555 if you would like to be in the choir or for any other details.

This year it is the turn of Water Stratford to host the Christmas Day service. If anyone would like a lift to Water Stratford on Christmas morning John and Margaret Tilley (705555) have 3 spaces in their car available and will be happy to pick up anyone who would like to go.

Ride & Stride - This raised £385. Thank you to everybody who cycled on Saturday, 9th September and for the generous sponsorship that we received.

Penny Kirkland

Village tidy-up - Thanks to all those who helped with the litter pick in October - your help really makes a difference. Thanks, also, to the Stratton Arms for their kind offer of refreshments afterwards.

Parish Clerk

Poors Allotment - At the end of each year the Trustees of the Poors Allotment Charity make distributions to any resident of Turweston who has a hardship problem or special need. If anyone feels they have a justified claim or wish to nominate another party please contact the Chairman or one of the other Trustees. Details of this Charity can be obtained from Bryan Smith (Chairman). Trustees: Hazel Howard  Penny Kirkland.

Brown Bin Collection - These re-start Monday, 29th January 2018. AVDC have not issued 2018 dates yet. Hopefully these will be available after the New Year.

Susan Tighe


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