Tag Archives: Church and religions

Shirley’s historic church stages annual flower festival

Shirley church St John’s hosts its flower festival from Friday until Sunday, May 18-20. The exhibition takes place inside the historic, Grade II-listed church from 10am till 5pm, except on Sunday when the show is from noon till 4pm. The … Continue reading

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It’s garden question time for St Andrew’s church

Doesn’t anyone listen to Joni Mitchell any more? The thought occurs because St Andrew’s church, on Lower Coombe Street, is staging an open day from 11am tomorrow for its churchyard improvement project. We’ve reported previously on the church’s recent renovations. … Continue reading

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Local LibDem leads campaign against bishops in the Lords

“Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?” David Cameron is far from the first to complain of bishops’ involvement in politics. The clergy’s role in the House of Lords vote last night on Child Benefit and the government’s … Continue reading

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