January 2015 archive

News from Ashford Bowdler – Jan 2015

We again welcomed good congregations at our Christmas services in 2014, the communion service on Christmas Day and the Carol Service on 28th December. Many from other parishes in the Ashfords group joined us at the latter and for refreshments after the service. It was lovely to see the church so full and we are …

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Bowdler Level Crossing

A very sincere “Thank You” for your so valuable response to my message in the November magazine by letters, telephone calls and then on Friday 9th January at the meeting in Richards Castle village hall with Network Rail and our MP Philip Dunne. Network Rail representatives turned up in force – at least five including …

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The Old Post Office ….

In case you’re in any doubt that the bar can operate from the VH kitchen during the refurb, here’s proof positive from last Friday

Bar is open

Even with the hall refurbishment well underway the bay is still open at the normal times. Don’t worry it’s not outside! We’ve relocated to the kitchen and lobby,  warm and cosy.

New Year 2014-15

Some fifty revellers embraced the Bond themed New Years Party at the village hall. A sea of DJs and posh frocks with a couple of arch villains (John) thrown in for good measure. Wanye was croupier ‘par de excellence’ insisting on speaking French throughout. David kept the Black Jack table in order. The younger villagers …

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