Archive | June, 2021

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Events for July

St Agatha A woman of Billingsley Church 4.00pm Friday 2nd July; 100 Club Draw – Lincoln Fields   6.00pm Sunday 11th July; The Women of Billingsley Church Billingsley Church has been shaped by women; come along to hear their stories   7.00pm Wednesday 21st July; A celebration of Billingsley Churchyard We celebrate the spirituality of […]

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2021-05-06 14.56.02

Come and enjoy a Wildlife Safari in Billingsley

The churchyard at St Mary’s is wildlife treasure. The land has never been intensively managed or subject to chemical fertilisers or herbicides which make it a unique and special place. It is managed very specifically to increase biodiversity for flora and fauna and provides niche habitats for many insects, small mammals and birds. Various zones […]

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St Mary's gains a Bronze Eco Church Award

St Mary’s gains a Bronze Eco Church Award

St Mary’s Church has been awarded a bronze Eco Church award as part of a Rocha UK project. St Mary’s is the first church in the Severn Valley benefice to receive an award. More details of the scheme can be found on their website https://ecochurch.arocha.org.uk/how-eco-church-works/ As a member of this scheme St Mary’s  completed an Eco […]

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Thought for the week 26th June – True Worth

As a scientist, I am ultimately judged by the work I produce. The way that is done in science is by publishing results in papers in specialist journals; these describe the work and its significance. But beyond that lies much politics. Most projects involve a number of people; how many of these have contributed enough […]

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Events for the week beginning 14th June

Events for the week beginning 14th June

  1) Wednesday Home Group, 7.00pm,   We continue with session 3 of “Living in Faith and Hope”. Don’t worry if you haven’t attended a session before; much to my surprise (!), the videos are really rather good and self-contained.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3592851895?pwd=cksyL0t5TlhFUURRenpxMG9yQTVhUT09   Meeting ID: 359 285 1895 Password: 512607     […]

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Thought for the week 11th June -Life and sport

And so we brace ourselves for another summer of sport. Well, at least I do. Test matches have resumed in front of spectators! And then there are the Euro’s; the European Football Championship, featuring England, Scotland and Wales. Whilst it is not my favourite, there is also Wimbledon.   Sport can bring out many things […]

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2021-06-04 17.04.07

The June draw of the 100 Club

The June draw of the 100 Club has taken place and thank you to Gill of Bynd Lane who did the honours. The first number out of the bag, 15, won fellow Bynd Lane resident, Mike, £59. In second place was number 31 and in third place was number 39. All three numbers made their […]

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Thought for the week 5 June – A prayer from the cricket?

Thursday was an important day for English cricket; for the first time since lockdown, a test match was played in front of spectators. It was a particularly important day for fast bowler Ollie Robinson, making his debut and indeed performing well. Unfortunately, it was overshadowed by the news that Robinson had posted racist and sexist […]

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