In my day it was about this time of year that the world seemed grey. All colour was bleached from the landscape leaving it tired and bare. Until that is, a shaft of fierce bright light pierced life’s horizon, slicing through the grim pale sky of destiny. Romance stormed in to give us all a [...]
The results of the January church monthly draw are as follows: Total receipts of £232.00 are divided equally between the winners and the church funds. Winning numbers for the December monthly draw are: 1st prize 137 £58.00 2nd prize 155 £34.80 3rd prize 92 £23.20 If you would [...]
Clerk: Mrs Julia Tufnail Office Hours: Monday-Friday Mornings 51 Market Road, Thrapston, Northants, NN14 4JT Telephone: 07496 885235 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.finedontowncouncil.gov.uk Your Councillors: Laurence Harper, Chairman Terry Kendall-Torry, Vice Chair & Planning Malcolm Ward, also WBC Sally Farrell, Gill Spencer, Gordon Swann, Stuart Cooper, Andrew Weatherill also WBC, Mike Bentley, Dennis Willmott, Ray [...]
22nd December Sue & Harry - to celebrate the birth of their grandson Ralph, brother for Elliot and Stanley. 29th December To celebrate the 30th birthday of the 1st Finedon Rainbows 5th January Paul & Carole Mitchell—in memory of his dad Ernest Mitchell (on the 16th anniversary of his death) 12th January Libby Webb & [...]
Marriages Stuart John David Douglas and Emma Frances Spikesley Funerals 3rd January Joyce Irene Millwood, age 95 David Christian Coles, age 42 8th January Cheryl Ann Lawman, age 75
At winter funerals I often observe that waiting in the cold dark earth are snowdrops and daffodils and crocuses, and that even when earth stands hard as iron, water like a stone, the promise of spring and new birth is never entirely lost.
February 1st/ 2nd 10-4pm Lego Weekend, Finedon Community Centre 2nd 6pm Candlemas, St Mary’s Church 4th 9.45 Coffee Morning Bowls Club 6th 7.30 TG, Town Hall, Jon-Paul Carr, ’Food Glorious Food;. 15th 7.30pm Valentines Barn Dance, Finedon Community Centre 18th 9.45 Coffee Morning Bowls Club March 2nd RBL Branch meeting—Woman at War (Tom Wilkinson) 5th [...]
2nd– Candlemas Malachi 3. 1 – 5 Psalm 24 1 – 6 Heb 2. 14 – 18 Luke 2. 22 - 40 Hymns 513 Lord, the light of your love is shining 360 Faithful vigil ended 581 (Tune Innocents) Take my life, and let it be Anthem: Nunc Dimittis (Weelkes); [...]