Bill Kirkpatrick

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Church News: annual spring clean - volunteers are required this Saturday, March 16 to give a couple of hours from 10am to tidy up All Saints Church and graveyard for the Easter celebrations. Those who have family graves or have “adopted” a grave are particularly welcome.

Services: this Sunday, March 17 there is a village service in Staveley at 9.30am followed by Matins in Copgrove at 11am. On Good Friday, March 29 there will be a Family Service in Staveley at 10am.

All Saints Church, Staveley: the annual parochial meeting (ACM) will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 19 in church.

Spring Fair and Annual Gift Day: for All Saints, Staveley will be on Saturday, March 23 in the village hall from 10am-noon. There will be an extensive range of Ken’s plants plus homemade cakes and a raffle. Come along and join us for coffee and biscuits.

Table Tennis Marathon 2012: now that all the sponsorship and donations have been received Ken Barker has advised a record amount of £4,000 has been raised bringing the total raised in 14 years to £64,598. This is a magnificent total for which Ken wishes to give special thanks to all those who have given their support.