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Hope for the Future at our Rural Day

Hope for the Future at our Rural Day

by Michael Ford 19 September 2019

Around 150 attendees gathered at Kingston Maurward College near Dorchester on Saturday (14th September) for our first-ever diocesan Rural Day.

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Pewsey's Cemetery Is Consecrated

Pewsey's Cemetery Is Consecrated

by Michael Ford 19 September 2019

Bishop Andrew recently led a service for the Consecration of a new part of the Pewsey Cemetery.

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Big crowds at local free community day

Big crowds at local free community day

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

St Mary’s Church Ferndown transformed its grounds and buildings on Saturday 31st August to welcome everyone for a Community Fun Day.

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Biodiversity in Purbeck

Biodiversity in Purbeck

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

On Thursday 5th September, St George’s Langton Matravers hosted a presentation and conversation to promote initiatives to enhance biodiversity within Purbeck.

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How to turn crisp packets into money

How to turn crisp packets into money

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

Church House staff in Salisbury have collected 2,000 crisp packets and 20 Pringle tubes for charity, and Archdeacon Alan Jeans has helped the Wiltshire Army Cadets to collect 800 packets for charity.

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60 new kneelers for Abbotsbury

60 new kneelers for Abbotsbury

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

St Nicholas' Church Abbotsbury welcomed Bishop Nicholas recently to bless and dedicate newly stitched kneelers.

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St Bartholomew’s Church wins Bassett in Bloom

St Bartholomew’s Church wins Bassett in Bloom

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

The churchyard and café garden of St Bartholomew and All Saints Church in Royal Wootton Bassett were recognised for their contribution to the beauty of the town earlier this month.

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Bishop celebrates RDA 50th

Bishop celebrates RDA 50th

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

Bishop Nicholas visited a Celebration Walk marking 50 years of the National Riding for the Disabled Association, pronouncing a blessing in Salisbury's Cathedral Close.

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Blessing pets in Harnham

Blessing pets in Harnham

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

The Harnham Pet Festival took place on a very sunny Sunday afternoon (15th September) on the field next to Harnham Parish Hall.

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Celebrating 50 years and 2 million visitors

Celebrating 50 years and 2 million visitors

by Michael Ford 18 September 2019

Bishop Nicholas celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Churches Conservation Trust on Monday 17th September by attending the opening of an exhibition at All Saints’ Idmiston.

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