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 held on 6th December and featured the renowned music ensemble, the Reverie Choir who royally entertained 120 guests.
The church was beautifully decorated by Hambleton Hall in time for our Christmas Carol Service with Christingle led by Lee on 11 th December. A congregation of 53 was greeted by the bell ringers led by Aramirita and her team from Oakham.
Mulled wine and mince pies were enjoyed afterwards and £350 was collected for The Children’s Society.