Category Archives: Community

Vicar’s Letter November 2019

As the clocks go back and the nights draw in November is a grafting time of year.  Time to be faithful and to be thankful for the good things we have. October 31st this year seems to be a massive … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter October 2019

Less than a month ago and just down the road in Betley, the beautifully restored Betley Court burnt down. Mercifully, no-one was hurt but it is a great tragedy to see such a lovingly restored Grade 2 18th Century Manor House … Continue reading

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Save The Offley meeting makes the Sentinel

Sentinel Report reflects positive sentiment at the Offley Arms meeting. “We want a pub which has got something for everyone. It is quite a challenge and we need to find out what is doable. It would be your pub.” – … Continue reading

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Offley Arms Meeting

Village Meeting

A first meeting was held to discuss the possibilities for saving the Offley Arms as a village pub for Madeley Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter August/September 2019

At 54, my friend Dave has just taken a redundancy package from his work.  He has worked for the same firm since leaving college – over 30 years!  He told me that going into work on his final day was … Continue reading

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Sir John Offley’s Almshouses, Madeley

The Trustees of the Charity have recently purchased additional properties to supplement the historic row of Almshouses on Station Road. These new (but old established) properties are 1 Greyhound Cottage and Pool Cottage, near the Greyhound Court and shops car … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter July 2019

Sometimes people ask me: What’s a parish church? The answer is: One that serves ALL its residents regardless of background, creed or colour. All Saints’ remit is to be available as a place of worship and a community of believers … Continue reading

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CCTV in Madeley Village

Madeley Parish Council PROPOSED CCTV IN MADELEY VILLAGE PUBLIC OPEN MEETING. Madeley Parish Council wishes to consult with the public to get their views about the installation of CCTV in the vicinity of Newcastle Road/New Road, Madeley. A public meeting … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter June 2019

On June 22nd at Stoke Minister our Curate John Beswick Pallister will be ordained Priest with many of us in attendance and support – if you haven’t properly met John, please make a point of introducing yourself – He’s a … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter May 2019

Two years ago on Mothering Sunday my Mum died after 12 years of living with Dementia. Those twelve years saw her go from an independent and capable person to someone who literally needed everything doing for her. My dad died … Continue reading

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