Stamps: if you have saved the stamps off all those Christmas cards please could they be passed on to help good causes. You can send them to 21 Grange Close, Shaw Mills, Harrogate HG3 3HX and I will forward them on your behalf .
Challenge: Will Stobbs from Bishop Thornton is going on a World Challenge Expedition to Costa Rica and Nicaragua in 2014. Part of his challenge is to raise the money, and one way Will is trying to raise money is by doing some baking. If you would like any baking done from brownies to cakes and brandy snaps please contact Will on 01765 620239 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church Services: St John’s CE Church Bishop Thornton January 20 10am Family Services. Ripley Church Friday, January 25 7.30pm Taize Services. St Joseph’s Catholic Church Bishop Thornton Saturday Vigil Mass 6pm Sunday Mass 10am Weekday Masses 9.30am