Author Archive | Stuart Fellows

Glazeley Embroidery Sampler

Glazeley Embroidery Sampler

Thank you so much to David & George Poyner for putting the Victorian embroidery sampler from Glazeley Village Hall onto our wall. The sampler was worked by girls from Glazeley School, and runs from 1833 to 1869. Many of the surnames on the sampler are still very popular local names. Why not pop in and […]

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A Letter Of Thanks

To The Editor, We would like to thank everyone who supported our annual BBQ and village fete on Saturday 31st August at Rays Farm to raise funds for St Mary’s Church, Billingsley. The event was a huge success, raising over £2000 for the Church, and a great night was had by all. Specific thanks go to […]

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Billingsley BBQ and Village Fete

Sunday 31 August 6pm at Rays Farm Country Matters BBQ (100% local meat), licensed bar, raffle, tombola, home-made teas, produce, cake and book stalls, bric-a-brac, and lots more. Music by the Highley Colliery Band, Visit the animals of Rays Farm. Admission: £3.50 for adults Children – Free! Free parking!

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Bishop Alistair and Rev'd Iliffe with the Billingsley Church Wardens Rebecca Hadley and Zoe Baggott.

New Rector for St Mary’s

The Institution of Rev’d Felicity (Fliss) Iliffe took place on Tuesday February 26th at the Severn Centre in Highley. The service was conducted by Bishop Alistair Magowan, Bishop of Ludlow and around 200 people were in attendance to mark this special event. Fliss will be formally “installed” into each of the four churches within the […]

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Carol Service 2012

Our Carol Service of Nine Lessons & Carols is at 6.30pm on Sunday 23rd December. Afterwards there will be mince pies, Christmas cake and mulled wine. The church looks so beautiful, thanks to all who came and helped to decorate it. Hope you can come along and join in.

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Our Church Wardens, Zoe and Rebecca with Phil Simpson from the Oswestry & Borders Food Bank

Harvest Festival 2012

Here’s a picture of our two churchwardens with Phil Simpson from the Oswestry & Borders Food Bank. Today we delivered the food donations from Billingsley Harvest Festival. In the last few months the amount of food distributed by the foodbank in Oswestry has doubled, so thank you to everyone who gave food, your donations will […]

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St Marys Church Billingsley Bell Tower

We Did It!

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 […]

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Bishop Alistair is pictured with Revd Val Smith and Church Wardens Rebecca Hadley and Zoe Baggott.

Re-dedication of The Bells

On Sunday 8th July 2012, the Bishop of Ludlow, Rt Revd Alistair Magowan, conducted a service of Evening Prayer during which the Bells were re-dedicated. The service was attended by many people who had supported the fundraising campaign as well as representatives from a number of the grant awarding bodies. After the service, there was […]

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