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Snailwell Christmas Fayre and Grand Draw

Saturday 10th December 2pm – 4pm Items to sell still required, Books-Jewellery/Scarfs-Christmas Decorations-Bottles, (not necessarily Spirits) for Tombola. Toys/Games (good condition only please) Cakes and Produce/promised for on the day. Christmas/Birthday presents you have received but never likely to use, we can and would gladly take them off your hands,

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Three Rivers Mothers Union

Our Annual General Meeting was held in September in Chippenham Village Hall.  Helen, our Leader, reported a very full and busy year.The meetings had been well attended and we had been very pleased to welcome two new members to our midst.  Speakers at our formal meetings covered a diverse range

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St Margaret’s Churchyard

A number of complaints have been made to the Parish Council, the Church, and Parochial Church Council about the poor state of the grass in the churchyard. We thought it would be helpful to issue a joint statement from Mike Banyard on behalf of the Church and Nick Parsons of

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Three Rivers Mothers Union

The Speaker at our February meeting was Mr Howard Laver when he gave us an interesting insight into Food Banks and how they have evolved.  The Food Banks are run by volunteers and the local one, which opened in 2013, is at Soham.   It  still gives much needed help and

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Three Rivers Mothers Union

Christmas lunch at the Walnut Tree brought a festive end to the year for our Group. We have a full programme for the months ahead and, once again, Lent Lunches take the lead. All very informal and we hope you will come and join us; you will be most welcome.

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From the Rector

I was delighted to be at our school in Fordham on Armistice Day, 11 November, to lead collective worship and then to take part with all the school in the silence at 11 am. I was especially moved at the superb behaviour of our children in maintaining the silence. We

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Searching WW1 History

Can anyone help Tony Pringle with the following?   “Concerning 12850 Private Frederick DRAKE of 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment< ?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />   Born in Chippenham, Cambs 4th March 1895 (Newmarket Q2-1895  3b:535) Baptised St Margaret’s Chippenham (Cambs) on 9th June 1895 Son of Elias

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Three Rivers Mothers Union

The Crafts & Coffee morning this year was hosted by Gaynor Ryan and was very enjoyable and successful. Gaynor gave a demonstration  of  soda bread making,  and she made it look very  easy.  Some were enthused to go home and try it for themselves! In February  a group of members

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From the Rector April 2013

From the Three Rivers Rector, the Rev’d Mike Banyard It hardly seems minutes ago that I was writing and reflecting on Christmas, and now, in March, and at the very end of the month, on the 31st, we arrived at EASTER. And the same day as the clocks went forward. 

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Three Rivers Mothers Union Report

Our thanks to Judy Abbott for hosting the January coffee morning;  a well supported event raising over £60 for our charities.  A good start to a  new year. Forthcoming events Wednesday, 3 April  – Meeting at Ely Cathedral Centre – 7 – 7.30 pm ‘Valuing Maternity’Monday, 8 April  –  Deanery

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