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Hambleton News

Hambleton News – November 2017

On Saturday 7th October, there was a double celebration for the Griffin family when two of Richard Griffin‘s grandchildren were baptised at St Andrew’s by Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani; Thomas Tristan Taylor, son of Richard and Joanna and Barnaby Samuel Griffin, son of Thomas and Josephine. On Sunday 8th October, Wilberforce and Huckleberry Young, sons of Andrew and Pippa were also baptised by…

Hambleton News – October 2017

On Sunday 10th September, St Andrew’s reopened its doors to a large congregation of nearly 100 people. They were all there to celebrate the completion of the church’s major roof restoration which had been going on since the beginning of the year. It had taken 10 years of planning and fundraising for the Roof Repair Fund to get to this stage. A…

Hambleton News – September 2017

St Andrew’s Church roof repairs are now completed and we are delighted to tell you about our re-opening service. There will be a celebration SONGS of PRAISE at 4:00 pm on Sunday 10th September to which all are invited. Then stay with us for a glass of wine and some refreshments afterwards. We are also pleased to advise that our HARVEST FESTIVAL…

Hambleton News – June 2017

On Bank Holiday Monday, 1st May we held our annual Open Gardens and Artisan Stalls. 450 visitors attended the event and £4,360 was raised for the Church and Village Hall. All the seven gardens that were open to the public looked amazing on the day. This was due of course to many months of hard work by their owners. Our Artisan Stalls…

Hambleton News – April 2017

On the evening of March 2nd Miranda Hall together with Richard and Celia Foulkes held a Bridge Drive in our Village Hall in Hambleton from 6.30pm to 10pm. We had 12 tables and could have had more except the helpers needed room to manoeuvre! We charged £15 per person so £60 per table and we all had great fun. The raffle run…

Hambleton News – March 2017

The following passages reporting on the Christmas Eve Service were written by my Uncle, Michael Snarey, who was visiting from overseas over the Festive Period. Christmas Eve in Hambleton was not particularly cold even for those of us more used to warmer climes but, for those of us looking for a more visible demonstration of the festive spirit, we were perhaps a…

Hambleton News – February 2017

Tendered prices have been received for replacement of the nave and aisle slate roofs. Funds and permissions are in place and the planned start date is 9th January. The work will take four to five months during which time the church will be closed. Alternative venues for services are being considered. The annual concert by Hambleton Hall in St Andrew’s Church was…

Hambleton News – December 2016

On Sunday, 13th November at 9:15am, St Andrew’s Church held a Remembrance Service. The Service was taken by Rev Canon Julie Hutchinson, and was followed by a roll call of the Hambleton Servicemen who had died in the First World War. On Sunday 11th December, a Christingle Service will be held at 6pm in St Andrew’s Church and will be followed by…

Hambleton News – November 2016

At 5pm on Sunday 9th October, Hambleton village celebrated our Annual Harvest Festival at St Andrew’s Church. The Service was conducted by Rev Canon Julie Hutchinson with Charlotte Osborn, the new Curate who is in training for the Benefice, preaching a Sermon on “Thankfulness”. Julia Naylor and Philip Hutchinson read the Bible Lessons and Gail Griffin played the organ. A large congregation…

Hambleton News – October 2016

On Thursday 8th September the Wedding Service of Sally Butt and John Emerson was taken by Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani with Kevin Slingsby on the organ. The church bells were rung for the Wedding by Araminta Mathias and her team and could be heard all over the village which was really lovely and very special to hear on a weekday. On Saturday 1Oth…

Hambleton News – September 2016

We are delighted to announce that St Andrew’s has been awarded a grant by the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund in the sum of £93,800. This is virtually half of what is needed to replace the largely Victorian roof and hopefully see the Church safe and watertight for at least another 100 years. The balance of the funding needed is…