A guided walk around New England and Priors Moor finally took place on the evening of Saturday 13th July. After twice being rained off, we had a lovely summer evening for our stroll along the banks of Bind brook, hearing tales of mining and seditious vicars as well as tracking deer! We raised over £40 […]
We are hoping to start a “Friends of Billingsley” group and as a first step, Bonnie & Mike Garvey at 7 Bynd Lane have offered to host an informal meeting on Tuesday 5th March from 7.30pm with cheese & wine. If you would like to come along please contact Revd David Poyner (01562 68638) or […]
We’d just like to say a big thank you to everyone at the Garfield Weston Foundation, as they have very kindly given us a grant of £2,500 towards the cost of our new kitchen and fully accessible WC. These facilities will help Billingsley Church to be used for wider range of events, and so will […]
Despite the overcast weather and change of time, the annual Billingsley BBQ and village fete was well attended and a great evening was had by all. The Churchwardens and rest of the St Mary’s PCC would like to thank everyone that supported or helped run the event. Special thanks go to Frank and Rose Cartwright […]
On Thursday 21st August, Churchwardens Rebecca and Zoe were invited to the Branch meeting of the Bridgnorth Royal British Legion. After the meeting, Zoe and Rebecca presented a cheque for £320 to Mr John Whitty (Branch Chairman). This was the funds raised at the recent WW1 Centenary Commemoration Event which was held at St Mary’s.
On Saturday 13th September, Zoe Baggott (Churchwarden of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley) will be doing a tandem skydive at Tilstock Parachute Club, Whitchurch in aid of Church Funds. The jump is part of a year long list of “40th birthday” celebrations which has already seen Zoe run a Personal Best in a Marathon, eat a […]
On Sunday 13th July, members of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley presented a cheque for £370 to Headcase Founding Trustee Andy Johnson. This represented money raised at a recent cheese and wine evening held at the Church. Mr Johnson, a resident of Middleton Scriven, said, “After almost 4 years of fundraising, we have nearly reached the £400,000 total, […]
The Fundraising Quiz was a big success, attended by nearly 100 people, and it raised £567 for Billingsley Church funds. A big Thank You to the people who helped to make the quiz such a success, especially those who did the food, the bar, and of course those who came!
In aid of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley Saturday 25th January 7.30pm Kinlet Village Hall £7.50 per person includes entry into the quiz and a hot supper (vegetarian option available) Maximum of 4 per quiz team Licensed Bar & Raffle To register a team please contact Zoe Baggott on 07974 808817 or email email@example.com
Following the successful raising of £55,000, the restoration work has now been completed. The Chancel roof and guttering has been repaired The Bell Tower has been repaired and repointed The two ancient bells have been restored The boiler house chimney and flue has been repaired The weather vane has been repaired and re-gilded with gold […]