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A Foot in Both Camps

The month of February encompasses the end of the Christmas celebration on the 2nd February and the beginning of Lent on Wednesday the 22th February.  February has one foot in Christmastide and one foot in Lent.

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Church

Church Bells at Risk

The bells at Holcombe Burnell church have been inspected professionally and corrosion has been found in the subframe that takes the weight of the bells. The quote for the repair is £15,000!

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Thoughts

Looking for warmth in the coldest month

January is statistically the coldest month in the year on average although sadly February is not very much warmer. In the face of the cold, people seek refuge from it in the warmest places.

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Church

Memory Tree

There will be a Memory Tree this year at St John the Baptist Church at Holcombe Burnell. We invite you to write a message in memory of a loved one this Christmas and hang it on our tree which will be blessed at Christmas time.

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Red candle and pine cones
Thoughts

Getting Ready

December is the time to get ready for that which comes much later in the month. There are three and a half weeks of preparation before the celebration.

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Powerline and pole
Community

Temporary Road Works and Closures

If you hadn’t already noticed, there has been plenty of traffic lights in the village over the last few days. National Grid are completing extensive work to replace the old poles and cables that carry our electricity.

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The Week Ahead

Monday February 6
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Dog Training
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Badminton
Tuesday February 7
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dog Training
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Badminton
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Sewing Club
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Bell Ringing
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