Category Archives: Community

Vicar’s Letter March 2020

Of all the seasons of the year springtime is my favourite. As I walk Fin our dog, I love to see the new green shoots, the spring flowers and the blossom on the trees – all of which speak of … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter February 2020

The Winter months can feel very tough (not to mention cold) and for some a tremendous struggle. But deep down, we all know that spring follows winter and new life IS on the way – not just for nature but … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Christmas Letter 2019

Looking for wise men and women! As the General Election draws near, it’s not just at the Nativity Plays that we are looking out for Wise People!  Our country badly needs wisdom and reassurance and … so do we! Life can … Continue reading

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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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