IDEAS FORUM——-AN UPDATE

At the 2014 Easter Vestry meeting, parishioners requested an opportunity to air views. As a result the Select Vestry set up an Ideas Forum Committee to seek views and suggestions from Parishioners. Thirty people attended a forum on 23th October. In addition 21 written submissions were received, hence circa 10% of total households in the parish gave an input.  Views…

St. Doulagh’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

On 16th November we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the consecration of St Doulagh’s in its present form, and the church was filled to overflowing for a service of rededication by the Archbishop. The preacher was Rev. Andrew Studdert Kennedy, whose great grandfather William was Perpetual Curate way back in the 1860s and one of…

Robert Turner

Robert Turner was verger and sexton in St Andrew’s for 58 years, a remarkable record. He kept the Churchyard in impeccable order, carried out his duties with great dignity and faithfulness, rarely missing a service. Until very recently, he was still playing table tennis, a sport he loved and excelled at and for many years…