The church was packed for the remembrance service held on 11th November 2018 to honour all servicemen and women. Jean Bell (pictured) was presented with a certificate of recognition from the British Legion for her 30 years service as a poppy seller/co-coordinator! Well done to all those who contributed to our special week of remembrance this year.
Jean video Thank you to Jean Bell and everyone who helped make Jeans garden party such a success. The proceeds of £512 will all go to church funds. A tremendous effort. Click on the link to show the event.
Following on from last ears event another Race Night is to be held at Lintz Cricket club on 22nd June.
A big thank you to Steve Dyer for the professional cookery demonstration held at St. James Church & Community hall on 11th May. Steve was a past runner up of the North East chef of the year and we were glad to welcome him back as he spends much of his time working abroad. The event raised over £350 towards the up keep of the church. Thank you for all those attended and a special tank you again to Steve.
Dear All, “It’s good to talk”. If you are of a similar vintage to me, then you will no doubt recall this catchphrase from the advertising campaign for BT, fronted by the late Bob Hoskins. The truth is that even though that campaign was on our TV screens over 20 years now, such a sentiment is clearly still true, although admittedly probably in a way that no one could have imagined at the time that the cockney hard...