Village Voice by Rosie Warrillow 16th November 2023

The weather was kind last Sunday as the Parish paid it’s respects to the dead of the two World Wars. Rev Ollie Long, the Modbury Team curate led the proceedings by the War memorial as the villagers gathered.  Wreaths were laid by the Parish Council Chair Mrs Sarah Harcus, the British Legion, Mr John Harcus  and village Hall, Mrs R Warrillow. The school had also laid a wreath in their own ceremony.  The names of the fallen were read by a RBL representative. The procession then moved into church, led by Churchwardens Mr Peter Fish and Mrs Nicola Smallridge. Inside the church the last post sounded and the two minute silence was observed. Hymns “I vow to thee my country”, “lord of Hopfullness” were sung and Rev Ollie gave his sermon. It was a lovely and moving service, and everyone stayed for a chat afterwards and some refreshments too.

A Childrens Christmas Craft Workshop will be taking place on  Saturday December 2nd in the Village Hall. There will be Crafts , Games and cooking from 4.30pm-6pm, for children aged bewtween 4-11. To book please contact Caroline Barker at Stonecot or on 550730, priced at £2 per child.    

The Film Fest is back and will be held on Saturday November 25th at 7pm in the village hall; you still have time to enter your film, which must be suitable for family viewing!! Films could be about anything, maybe a story, or favourite walk the choice is yours! Any further information is available on ag.filmfest@gmail.com    

Our community will be getting a visit from the mobile libruary on Wednesday 20th of November from9.30am-10.30am. It will be parked up at Tree Corner by the village stocks, be sure to pay any fines or maybe…                                                                                                                                                   

St Andrews will be having a Sunday Worship Service this Sunday at 11am which will be led by Lay Reader Gil Snook

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