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The Parish Magazine for Teme Valley North June 2019

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Temespan June 2019

The Parish Magazine for Teme Valley North June 2019

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See middle pages
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Index Editor’s
Page Number and Article
P4: Church Service Times June is upon us and half the year
P5: Litter Pick has gone already! As you will
P7: Letter from the Archdeacon see from this months magazine
P9: An Exhibition worth visiting though, it’s also now starting to
P11: Knighton News and get very busy out there with all
Glasshampton the events. There are so many
P13: Pensax Parish Council in fact, that I’ve not been able to
P15: Lindridge News publish them all!
P17: Dog Show Besides information of your
P19: News from our MP regular events, you will find lots
P21-23: Stockton News of parties and shows and fetes.
P23-25: The Filling Station and There are Church get togethers,
News of a Scam walking groups and exhibitions...
P27: BWF and Signposts There’s so much in fact, that you
P29: News from our Councillor better clear your diaries if you’re
P31: Stockton Summer Party going to try and get to everything!
P33: Plant Sale One thing I would like to offer
Centre Pages: News of easter though, is a for sale or wanted
activities page and even a recipe section.
P37: Party in the Park If you have ideas for the above, I
P39: Jazz in the Village would love to hear from you. I’m
P41: Rock Pathfinders, LB&TG happy to work on it, but I do think
Teme Valley Tote it’s a real opportunity for you use
P43: Open Farm Sunday the magazine and to access more
P47-49: What is Health than 800 homes… And there’s no
P51-53: TVHS plans to charge!!!
P53: For Sale and WI Notices Anyway, once again, I do hope you
P55: Clows Top Gardening Club enjoy the magazine this month
P57: Special thanks and a and remember that July and
Dementia Notice August’s Temespan is a double
P59-61: TVWG issue... So, put the kettle on and
P65: Clubs and Societies have a great read!
P66: Contacts List

Services in June 2019

Sunday 2nd June – Easter 7 Holy Communion
8.15 a.m. Little Witley Holy Communion
9.30 a.m. Lindridge Family Service
9.30 a.m. Great Witley Village Hall Family Communion
11.00 a.m. Abberley St Mary Family Service
11.00 a.m. Shrawley Evening Prayer in Traditional Language
6.30 p.m. Abberley St Michael
Morning Worship
Sunday 9th June – Pentecost Matins
9.30 a.m. Great Witley Church Holy Communion
11.00 a.m. Knighton Celtic Communion
11.00 a.m. Little Witley Evening Prayer in Traditional Language
5.00 p.m. Stockton
6.30 p.m. Abberley St Michael Holy Communion

Thursday 13th June Holy Communion
10.30 a.m. Old Chapel Hall, Menith Wood Refreshment and Reflections
Sunday 16th June - Trinity Holy Communion
8.15 a.m. Lindridge Holy Communion
9.30 a.m. Lindridge Evensong
11.00 a.m. Abberley St Mary Evening Prayer in Traditional Language
11.00 a.m. Pensax
11.00 a.m. Shrawley Choral Communion
5.00 p.m. Great Witley Holy Communion in Traditional Language
6.30 p.m. Abberley St Michael Family Service
Evening Prayer
Sunday 23rd June – 1st Sunday after Trinity Celtic Communion
9.30 a.m. Great Witley
11.00 a.m. Knighton Holy Communion
10.00 a.m. Little Witley United 4RIVERS CHURCHES Service
5.00 p.m. Lindridge
6.30 p.m. Abberley St Michael

Sunday 30th June – 2nd Sunday after Trinity
9.00 a.m. Lindridge
10.00 a.m. Lindridge

Churches in: Knighton, Lindridge, Pensax, Stockton, Abberley, Great Witley, Little Witley, Shrawley


Litter Pick

We had a beautiful day for What a load of rubbish!
the Easter Monday/Earth The cupcakes and cool drinks
Day rubbish pick up around in the church yard were well
Stockton-on-Teme. We worked deserved and enjoyed on Dorothy
our way through the woods along and John’s bench while basking
Stockton Bank, to the lay-by and in the afternoon sun.
along the stream.









Thanks to the Unthanked
Nikki Groarke
Archdeacon of Dudley

It is a steadily growing, worldwide It’s great
organisation enabling people to for building
gather weekly, drawn by a sense a sense of
of community and the promise belonging
of well-being. It is facilitated in a healthy
primarily by enthusiastic volun- way, but of
teers who work for more than course it
a million hours each year. It is isn’t church. Yet perhaps we as
open to everyone, inclusive and church, have things to learn from
involves all ages. Most people who how it’s growing. Especially about
join in find themselves encour- the affirmation of volunteers. The
aging their friends and families first thing that happens in every
to come along too, as they love pre-run briefing is a big shout-out
it so much - they quickly become and cheer for that week’s volun-
‘evangelists’ for this remarkable teers. As we run the course,
movement. most runners, (if they are not
Sounds familiar? Is it church I too breathless!), call out“thank
am describing? I wish it were you marshal!” to each and every
so, especially the last sentence! one, and they always get listed
In fact the phenomenon in and thanked in the Facebook run
question has been described as report.
“the new church”, and in a recent
newspaper article a volunteer On one Saturday in May members
was quoted saying, “The idea of Top Church in Dudley took
of the community has broken on all the volunteer roles at the
down. People don’t go to church Dudley Parkrun to serve and
any more. But here, you come become more embedded in their
together with a load of people local community and demon-
– and you feel embedded in the strate that many people do still
local area.” go to church, (and some run too!).
The obvious ingredient missing
in this description is faith. This Much ministry in our churches is
volunteer-led new community of undertaken by committed volun-
which I and millions of others are teers, faithful lay people similarly
a part on a Saturday morning is putting in millions of hours week
Parkrun, a timed, 5k run taking by week. Sadly, many of you do
place in parks all over the world. this unnoticed, and all too often,
unthanked. God, of course, sees
what it is done and why, but



fostering a culture of gratitude enable our churches to function?
whereby we take a moment to It would certainly boost morale!
thank anyone who we know has I made a point of thanking our
served the church can strengthen church wardens during the May
relationships and encourage visitations – they put in huge
fellow church members no end. amounts of work. But can I take
Why not make the month of June this opportunity to thank anyone
a ‘volunteer thank-you month’, reading this who volunteers in
where we all try to consciously church or community in any way
show our appreciation to those – you are appreciated very much.
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Readers: Flowers:
9th June June
Miss E Gittins Pam, Anthony & Keith Bunn
Mrs G Morgan Cleaning:
23rd June June
Capt P Morgan Mrs H Clarkson
Mr A Bunn Sidesmen:
9th June Knighton Friends
Mr A Bunn Please contact Sheila Bragger on
23rd June 781190 for details about the enter-
Miss E Gittins tainment planned for June

Glasshampton Quiet Day

Wednesday 17th July 2019, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
at Glasshampton Monastery

"Think on these things" (Phil 4:4-9)
(Bring something that is precious to you)

Tea and coffee are provided, but please bring a simple lunch, a bible
and something to read in the quiet time.

To reserve a place, please contact Vickie Melling (01584 881086/[email protected])


Knighton, Lindridge, Pensax, Stockton, Abberley, Great Witley, Little Witley, Shrawley




Next PC meeting Monday 15th Application Form which can be
JULY at 7pm in OLD CHAPEL, found on the website. Please
MENITH WOOD submit all requested information
This is only a short update due to with any applications you send in.
no meeting being held in April. The applications will be discussed
Your Parish Council as from at a formal PC meeting and
7th May 2019 - Alistair Keron, the decision of the Cllrs will be
David Abraham, George Rudd, recorded in the minutes.
Heather Weston and Sharon Planning appeal - Ridding
Sanders. There are two vacancies Coppice At (Os 7317 6832)
at the time of writing this report, Worles Common – Full details
if you are interesting in becoming of the Appeal can be found by
a Cllr please contact the Clerk for going to the Planning Inspec-
details. torate website and entering
Malvern Hills District Cllr - Paul this reference number APP/
Cumming - paul.cumming@ J1860/C/18/3209724 – website - https://acp.planninginspec-
Worcestershire County Cllr
- Ken Pollock - kpollock2@ Email Communication with residents – If you wish to be
BT Box – The BT Box renovation included in Parish emails, have
is now nearing completion, the views on items above or have
PC would like to thank William other concerns please contact
Godwin for his hard work on Clerk.
this job. We also thank his father Clerk - Sue Burrows, 5 Summit
Douglas Godwin for assisting Road, Clows Top DY14 9HN – T
William in this task. Future uses 01299 832722
for the BT Box will be discussed E [email protected]
at the May PC meeting Website http://e-services.worces-
Grants – The PC now have a
formal Grants Policy and Grant


St Lawrence

Events for your Diary Communion
Saturday 8th June, Plant Sale Sunday 30th June, 10.00am -
After a successful event last year, service
St Lawrence’s Church, Lindridge On Thursday 13th June at
is holding another plant sale 10.30am, there is a mid-week Holy
and barbecue at The Priory, by Communion service at Menith
kind invitation of Bill and Boo Wood Chapel Hall.
Andrewes. The BBQ will be fired
up and ready for midday, so come
and have your lunch and then
explore the plants, games and Pastoral Care
other activities - fun for all the
There will also be a Flower Festival ‘Caring for people within
in St Lawrence Church over the our church communities’
same weekend (8th and 9th June)
and the church will be filled with
beautiful flower arrangements. If you would like to request a visit, or to
Plus, on Pentecost Sunday (9th
June), there will be a prayer walk make a request on behalf of someone else,
around all church linked to the please contact your local co-ordinator
Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Event
Services in June 2019 Pauline Briggs
All are welcome on: 01584 881 216
Sunday 2nd June, 9.30am - Holy
Communion (with Choir) [email protected]
Sunday 9th June, Prayer Walk
around the church
Sunday 16th June, 8.15am - Holy
Communion “You shall love your neighbour
Sunday 16th June, 9.30am - as yourself.” (Mark 12:31a)
Refreshment and Reflection
Sunday 23rd June , 5.00pm - 15
Evening Prayer
Sunday 30th June, 9.00am - Holy




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Registration for the dog show from 2.00pm,
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Dog Show • Tea, Scones, Cakes & Ice Cream
Plant Stall • Tombola • Children's Lucky Dip
Book Stall • Raffle • Vintage Stall • Games

Funds raised for the Stoke Bliss and Kyre
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Having the energy
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Harriett Baldwin MP

We’ve all seen, and heard, the and clean
messages from people who are electricity
concerned about climate change, now gives us
but amid the noise there has over 50 per
been little coverage on the world- cent of our
leading progress made in the last total. We are rapidly developing
decade by our Government to the incredible potential for
act vigorously on major environ- offshore wind around our coast-
mental issues. I’m keen to set lines, with the world’s largest
that straight by sharing a few offshore wind capacity and a
important milestones that you launch last month of new £250
may be unaware of. million sector deal to provide at
The UK passed the world’s first least 30 percent of our electricity
Climate Change Act over a decade from offshore wind by 2030.
ago with cross-party support. The low carbon sector and its
Since 2000, independent analysis supply chain is now providing
shows that no other major indus- almost 400,000 green jobs in the
trialised country has done more UK with estimated potential
than the UK to cut CO2 intensity exports of more than £60 billion
- the measure of carbon for each by 2030. The Government is
pound of GDP. We have seen investing more than £2.5 billion
emission reductions averaging in low carbon technology over
3.7 percent a year, compared to this parliament – the largest
the EU average of 2.3 per cent ever public investment in clean
and a G7 average of 2.2 per cent. growth.
The last time emissions in the As a country, we can’t do it alone
UK were this low was in 1888 and this is a global problem
when Queen Victoria was on the requiring global action. We have
throne, and our progress is accel- committed £5.8 billion to inter-
erating; between 2010 and 2018, national climate finance. The
we reduced UK greenhouse gas UK is committed to be the first
emissions by approximately 25 generation to leave our natural
per cent. environment in a better state
Renewable electricity gener- than we found it.
ation has quadrupled since 2010


New Parish Chairperson for St Andrew’s
Stockton On Teme Stockton
A quick introduction from myself
as the new Stockton Parish Chair- tions. As you may know work
person and a big “Thank You” did begin to install the new
to the outgoing Chair, Kristian cables along the Pensax Road
Stott. but the work was halted due
For those of you I have not yet to the overhead power lines. I
met, I live with my family at the have had reassurance from the
bottom of Stockton Bank at The Project Officer for Broadband
Old Post Box. We only moved and Connectivity at Worcester-
to the village a few years ago shire County Council that the
and have fallen in love with the work is still on track and will
countryside and wildlife that be completed for the following
surrounds our lovely Parish. postcodes by September 2019:
I will endeavour to share infor- WR6 6UT, WR6 6UU, WR6 6UX,
mation from District and County WR6 6XF, WR6 6XG I will keep
levels and ensure that Stockton in touch and provide regular
residents are kept informed. If updates when we have them.
you are a resident of Stockton on ~BT Phone Box Adoption - A
Teme and do not currently receive few options have been discussed
Parish emails, then please get in to find a way to use the dilapi-
touch with me and I will add you dated BT Phone Box on the A443
to the mailing list. I will also add opposite Stockton Mill. I am
information to the Parish Notice- currently requesting information
board by the Church. from BT about “adopting” the
I would love to hear how you box so that we can decide how
think we can improve, enhance to proceed further. The ideas
and protect our lovely village, so raised so far have been to provide
I welcome any ideas that we can housing for a defibrillator unit
discuss at Parish Meetings. in a similar way to Pensax and
A few quick updates for now: also to create an Information
~ Broadband Connections Hub, perhaps linked with the
- I have requested an update nature pathway work that Alison
regarding Broadband connec- Tidmarsh is investigating. Please
let me know if you have other
ideas and we can decide on a plan
at the next Parish Meeting.
~Speeding - Speeding continues
to be a concern with many villages
along the A443. I am currently
looking into the possibility of
establishing a Community Speed



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Watch Group. This will involve at our meetings or have any
a group of volunteers who will concerns regarding our village. In
receive training to operate speed the meantime, please keep an eye
cameras; drivers caught speeding out on the noticeboard and emails
will receive warning letters. It for the date of the next Parish
may create that trigger to make Meeting and any other relevant
people think. If you are interested information.
in assisting with this then please Regards
let me know as we can discuss Frances Kellett
this more at the next meeting. stocktonontemeparish@gmail.
Do get in touch if you have com
anything you would like raised 0781 444 2831


The next meeting of the above will local Christians and be blessed by
be held on Thursday 20th June the encouragement and support
when Dave Kelly from Gloucester we always experience during our
will be speaking to us. evenings together.
We meet at our usual venue of For further information ring Kate
Penlu Sports Club, Tenbury Wells, Harley on 01584 881194 or email
at 7.20pm. Come along and enjoy me on [email protected]
this regular get-together with

Buyer beware!

Scam Awareness

South Worcestershire Citizens are your guide, your friend, a
Advice sees people every year who helpful person wanting to save
have unwittingly been scammed you money, the low-cost seller, a
out of money and we want to raise potential romantic partner or the
awareness of this during Scams concerned doorstep tradesman.
Awareness month in June . Older They can be devious in their
age groups are more at risk of mastery of mobile and computer
being scammed. You can protect technology. A scammers aim is to
yourself by carefully listening defraud you.
to your own critical mind, and
by taking some simple actions. Possible scams can be, phone
Scammers often pretend they calls, official-looking letters, texts



or emails, face-to-face contact, e.g: are dealing with
• About your telephone or • Never click on links in
TV licence subscription, HMRC, unsolicited texts or emails
DVLA, perhaps about a refund, • Remember: listen to your
money owed, an error, or your critical mind. These people won’t
pension. help you, love you, or make you
• A doorstep seller or richer. Don’t be frightened of
tradesman offering unsolicited saying no !
goods or services
• Requesting a purchase on If you become, or suspect you
Ebay be conducted off-platform; a have been, the victim of a scam:
Paypal email request • There’s no shame in it.
• Booking holiday flights or Scammers cleverly prey on your
rooms that don’t exist. desires and wants.
• Online date, online • Contact your debit or
modelling agency, an online job credit card or financial provider
agency requests you send them immediately if money has been
money. taken
• Fake call-blocking • Tell someone – a family
subscription offers that look/ member, clergy, GP, or trusted
sound official neighbour. Talk about it.
• Unsolicited emails or • Report it to Action Fraud:
texts containing links to click telephone 0300 123 2040, https://
The rules to avoid these and other • For information and
types of scam are: advice contact your local Citizens
• Be suspicious: you don’t Advice Bureau, see www.citizens-
know the person you’re dealing
with. They may be impersonators.
• You don’t need to make
an instant decision – don’t be
• Don’t call back on the
number they give. Check your
genuine paperwork for a number Book-keeping PAYE, VAT,
and use a different phone when Sage, Tax Returns.
you call.
• Never give out your Cost effective rates and friendly advice.
financial details or personal For no obligation discussion or visit call:
details unless you trust who you
Claire Elliott
01584 881708 07731 010099
Email: [email protected]



Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

If you are interested in being For Funeral enquiries, contact
married in one of our churches, Rev Ted Whittaker on 01299 890
contact Mrs Louise Hutton by 100 or 07791 484 774.
email: [email protected]
or by phone: 01299 896 126, please Rev Ted Whittaker is Priest
phone during the day between in Charge of the churches in
9am and 6pm. Shrawley, Little Witley, Abberley,
For Baptism enquiries, contact Pensax, Stockton-on-Teme,
Rev Ted Whittaker on 01299 890 Lindridge, Knighton-on-Teme.
100 or 07791 484 774.


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Election May 2019
Councillor: Douglas R Godwin,
Lindridge Ward, Malvern Hills DC.

Hello, I have been elected your I was first
Councillor for the Lindridge Ward elected
part of Malvern Hills District for the
Council (MHDC) at the elections in Mamble
May. I am very pleased to have been & Bayton
elected for the Ward that includes Wa r d s
Mamble & Bayton Parishes as this in 1997,
was the original Ward that I first working
stood for in 1997. It is a great honour with the late Cllrs. Reginald (Reg)
to have received the support of the and Jill Farmer and the late Cllr.
community and I will continue the Susan Gill. The seat was amalga-
work of the District Council to the mated with Lindridge and I was
best of my ability. I need to thank effectively made redundant however
former Cllr. Christopher Dell for at the same time I was able to join
his work in Lindridge for the past 5 the work of the Conservative Party
years and for the care of the Parishes in Wyre Forest and was eventually
that make up Lindridge. This past elected as the member for Rock.
4 years I have been the District I am trying to deal with the needs of
Councillor for Lower Broadheath the villages and countryside; there
near Worcester and shared the are constant headaches with the
role with the Leader of the District source of funds, worries over devel-
Council, Cllr. David Chambers. opment which in the main I am for
Before that, some readers will recall but building has to be sympathetic
that I was the District Councillor for to the community and sustainable.
Rock Ward in Wyre Forest District The new Council has yet to be
Council and every month I would formed and we have lost 9 long
write a piece in the Rock & District serving and loyal Councillors that
News to keep people informed as to will mean that we have no overall
what was going on in the patch and majority necessary to form the
around the decisions and effects of Council without the support of other
the work of the Council and how it parties or independents, the negoti-
affected residents and members of ations as to the eventual make-up of
the Ward the Council is on-going as we go to
I live in Menith Wood with my wife press. The Party may have to accept
Susan and son William, who attends the position as opposition. This is of
the Chantry School in Martley. course, caused by the difficulties of



our Prime Minister and the London Kingdom voted to leave and it is up
Parliament in the implementation to our government to work it out,
of the UK leaving the European they have sadly failed to do so. It
Union (EU). We are all being ‘tarred is disappointing that some of our
with the same brush’ and a ‘curse on MP’s do not seem to have the faith
all your houses’ attitude to the local in the British peoples and this great
elections. nation or the ideal of “yes, we can”.

Our Parliament has to deal with I hope to meet many of you in
this most pressing issue of the day, around the Ward of Lindridge. I
‘Brexit’. I am totally committed will be attending the Parish Council
to the UK leaving the European meetings and other social events in
Union, we joined a common market the Ward.
not a ‘common government’. We are Oh yes, we can!
one of the greatest trading nations Cllr Douglas R Godwin
of the world and we can make our Holly Cottage Menith Wood
fortune in the world without being WR6 6UB
part of the EU. I am sorry to say Home: 01584881508
that national politicians have Mobile: 07947532412
brought this on themselves as
the majority of the public of this


Oakwood House @7PM
By kind invitation of Chris and June Roden.

An opportunity for all villagers to with the famous selection of
get together to enjoy an evening home-made puddings, followed
of good company, food and by coffee/tea and mints.
drink, whilst enjoying magnificent
panoramic views as the sun sets Bring Your Own Drinks.
over the beautiful Teme Valley. An evening not to be missed.
Proceeds to
Tickets at £18 each will include St. Andrew’s Church, Stockton.
a welcome drink, buffet supper

For further details and tickets please contact:
Sandra Jabbett on 01584 881217 or
Susan Dufton on 01584 881521.



Lindridge School

“The recently appointed head teacher is having
an exceptional effect on the school.” Ofsted Dec

Amanda Greenow-Langford
Head Teacher

I would like to welcome you to 11 in four
Lindridge St Lawrence CE VA mixed aged
Primary School; having joined classes. The children experience
the school last September, I am a huge range of learning oppor-
extremely proud of the work we tunities including off site visits,
are doing to ensure Lindridge is forest school, peripatetic music
a great place to grow and learn. lessons and specialist in school
We are a small friendly school sports teaching.
which prides itself on knowing We currently have a few spaces in
every family personally and Reception, Year 1, and Year 4 for
every child well. We share close September 2019. We encourage
links with our onsite private children to experience a taster
pre-school and toddler group in morning or afternoon in our
Eardiston. We welcome children beautiful school.
from a range of pre-school Please ring 01584 881466 to meet
settings and would encourage me and have a tour of the school.
everyone to visit our rural school For further information visit our
set in the stunning Teme Valley. website at:
We take children from age 4 to


Easter Craft Workshop at
St Lawrence Lindridge C E Primary School
Liz Whitehead
Community came together Children’s Worker
once again for a very enjoyable stained glass window hanging
morning of Easter crafts, which decorations, Easter baskets,
was held on Saturday 13th April, spring tissue paper flowers,
in the school hall. cards, fun Easter masks, and the
Children of all ages had fun very popular chocolate egg nest
making individual Easter cakes were available to make and
gardens, symbolising the impor- eat! Delicious refreshments were
tance of the Easter story. Plenty served throughout the morning.
of other seasonal themed crafts This event was well supported,
were on offer for all to enjoy, and thanks go to all those
including painting eggs with involved in helping in so many
patterns and faces, Holy Week ways during the morning.



Serena Spring

On Sunday 14th April, our volunteers on the
despite the cold over day, to all those who
125 children turned donated raffle prizes,
out to the Clifton-up- to The Lion at Clifton
on-Teme Early Years and to Tesco and
Centre’s fourth annual Spa in Tenbury for
Easter Egg Trail their incredibly kind
around the village! donation of Easter
There was no stopping eggs. Your support on
the children as they the day was invaluable
took on the challenges and helped us raise a
of the trail - closely grand total of £715, all
following their maps, discovering of which will go towards devel-
the clues, collecting the tokens, oping our outside play areas to
getting their faces painted, provide enhanced learning oppor-
cracking a hieroglyphics code tunities for our children.
and all for the reward of a big Thank you very much and see you
chocolate Easter egg at the end. next year!
The Centre’s Trustees would
like to say a huge thank you to
everyone who took part, to all



Plant Sale – Plus!


Lindridge St Lawrence

Saturday 8th June

at the


Midday to 4pm

Come to the Priory, next to Lindridge
Church, for a BBQ lunch and then browse the

plants, home-made jams, pickles and cakes
plus games for the children.

See you there!



Jazz in the Village

from Scotland

Ian Millar "Beautiful soaring magic! I was
blown away by your show,
saxophone just breathtaking!”

Dominic Spencer "...expect warm, intelligent,
reflective, human music..."


BYOB A443, Tenbury Wells WR15 8JL

Accompanied Fri 12th July 8pm £10

under 16s free For advance tickets tel: 01584 881615



Rock Pathfinders

Free guided walks along our 20.06.19 from ST JOHN THE
and bridleways taking 2-3 hours, DY12 3BL
off the roads and into the SO reference 715817
The June walks will be on

THURSDAYS starting 10.30am

06.06.19 PLEASE BRING A Everyone Welcome
PACKED LUNCH For our full program visit
from the Memorial Hall Car Park,
Clun, Shropshire
SY7 8LE Or ring Alan on 01299 400304 or

SO reference 302811 Jan on 01299 832571

Lindridge Baby and Toddler Group

The Lindridge Baby and Toddler for carers when they arrive. Be
Group is a Church-run baby warned - some activities are
and toddler group and meets messy, so please come dressed
at Lindridge Parish Hall each with that expectation!
Thursday morning during term There is a charge of £1.50 for
time - from 9.30am to 11am. If each family for each session
you have children between 0 attended. If you have any
and 5 years, please do come and questions, please contact Vickie
join us for fun activities and to at lindridgetoddlers@gmail.
make some new friends. There com or 01584 881086.
is a variety of toys, craft activ- Everyone is welcome, no
ities, and a mug of tea/coffee booking required.

Teme Valley Tote
May’s Draw (the second in this no 766)
series) The £30 winner is Mike Winwood
May’s prize draw of the Tote was of Lindridge (Draw no 154)
decided when Rev’d Julia Curtis The £20 winner is Pearl Davies of
rolled the dice on 2nd May to Knighton (Draw no 607)
select the set of random numbers If you have not entered and still
and the starting point. As a result, wish to join – please contact
the prize winners are as follows: Robin Dean on 01886 853295 or
The £50 winner is Jennifer by email (robin.c.dean@gmail.
Northwood of Stoke Bliss (Draw com) or your local co-ordinator.


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Open Farm Sunday

On 9th June, farms all over the will be open throughout the
country will open their gates for afternoon. Farm tours will take in
LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019. the brewery, the hopyards where
In the village of Stanford with hops are grown for Timothy
Orleton, two local farms have Taylor’s Landlord, the hop picking
joined forces to give visitors a and drying machinery and the
unique experience of the variety orchards where apples are grown
of Teme valley farming; from for Robinson’s cider. Hot food will
lambs and calves, hops and apples be available when gates open at
to a brewery and ‘pop-up’ bar. 12.30 pm. Tours begin 1pm and
In the morning at Noverton Farm 3pm.
visitors will be able to meet the For more information call
calves and lambs and see sheep Michelle Evington on 07894
dog and sheep shearing demon- 747807, Amber Spilsbury on
strations. There will be plenty 07966 294032 or visit the LEAF
of fun photo opportunities with Open Farm Sunday website
the animals and vintage tractors.
David and Michelle Evington a-farm Admission is free of charge.
open their gates at 10am and
the demonstrations will begin St Lawrence Club
at 10.30 am and 11.30 am. The Lindridge C E Primary School
majority of the farmyard is acces- The club is now up and running
sible to wheelchairs but please
drive right up to the farmyard as an after school activity
rather than parking in the field. each Thursday from
Teas and cakes available until 3.15pm to 4.15pm.
12.30 pm when the event closes.
The day continues just a mile The weekly lunchtime club also
away at Orleton Court, a tradi- continues to run on Thursdays.
tional hop and cider apple farm.
Here Tom and Amber Spilsbury Would you be interested in
have diversified into brewing helping? If so we would love
their single estate craft lager
‘Tom Jones’ and run the ‘White to hear from you.
Pheasant’ popup cellar bar which Please call Liz on

01584 781651.



Opening times: Edgar Estate

Monday-Friday: 8am Berrow Green Road

until 5pm Martley

Saturday: 8.30am WR6 6PQ
until 1pm Tel: 01886 888948


At our feed mill in Martley, we have a convenient country store
which stocks a full range of specialist feeds, supplements, and a
variety of parasite treatments for all animals including horses, dogs

and cats, as well as a large variety of farm animals.

We pride ourselves on our friendly yet professional reputation,
building strong relationships with our customers.

Our qualified staff are available to offer nutritional advice as well as
holding an SQP licence to sell animal health products.



TEL: 01584 811228

Located in the old workhouse and council building, next to the river
Teme. Here we have beautiful appointed treatment rooms, studio,
sound sanctuary, shop, library and café offering light refreshments.






The Power of Flowers
Diann Dowell

Most of us have heard of Rescue He noticed that if there were two
Remedy, the popular stress reliver people with the same physical
which has been found in some of condition, for example a broken
the most famous’s belongings. A arm, their recovery would be
remedy which is said to provide different due to their mental
calm and protect against anxiety and emotional predisposition.
during times of extreme stress. His research and the positive
Whether it is just before an exam, outcome of his work with the
driving test or in a crisis, it can wounded soldiers encouraged his
swiftly bring us back to feeling interest in finding a medicine that
centred and grounded, rather was intrinsically non-toxic and
than remaining shocked and could be freely available to all.
agitated. The dosage is four drops As a consequence, in 1930
directly into the mouth or added Dr Bach decided to leave his
to a drink as often as required. lucrative Harley Street medical
The remedy contains a combi- practice and seek in nature a
nation of five different flower simple, gentle, self-help system to
essences Rock Rose (Terror), restore health. His work has been
Impatiens (irritation), Clematis an enduring source of inspiration
(disconnectedness), Star of over the years. In his books and
Bethlehem (Shock) and Cherry writings, he offers a vision of a
Plum (losing control). new world yet to come, in which
This is the only combination of the physician of the future will be
flower remedies that Dr Bach able to provide both the wisdom
created which is now a trademark and the natural remedies, that
product. will help his patients to heal
Dr Edward Bach a London through a greater understanding
surgeon, bacteriologist and of themselves.
homeopath who developed Stress compromises your ability
homeopathic vaccines that were to fight off disease and infection.
successfully used to treat military When we are not operating from
troops on their return from an evened state our emotions
fighting in the trenches of World have the potential to, rewire the
War 1. During Dr Bach’s research brain, making us more vulnerable
into the nature of disease, he to everyday pressures and
reached the conclusion that problems. Flower remedies help
the emotions and character of a bring the unbalanced emotion(s)
person, had a strong bearing on back to a balanced state.
how they recovered from illness.



Impatiens TWalnut (Juglans regia)
he Walnut flower helps us
A(impatiens glandulifera) grow; whether we are living
negative impatiens picture of in soil foreign to us or struggling
a personality one-sidedness against our upbringing or the
one would experience at least opinion of others. It is helpful
one of the following: Irritability, at times of change including
impatience, nervousness, doing the normal changes associated
work quickly, preferring to work with different stages of life:
alone, slow workers will irritate Weaning, teething, starting
this personality. Mental tension school, changing jobs, moving
through frustration and other home, redundancy, marriage
pressures. A positive impatiens and so on. With the help of the
personality would be less hasty walnut Bach Flower remedy, we
in action and thought. More can adjust more quickly to new
relaxed, patient, tolerant and surroundings and new demands,
offering gentle words to the short- while all the time remaining true
comings of others and meeting to ourselves. How you experience
upsetting conditions with a those changes in the process of
balanced viewpoint. making decisions, letting go and
When we are impatient; we rush moving on, will be coloured by
around rejecting offers of help, what is going on within you as well
thinking we can do it more quickly, as with the people around you.
and probably better alone. Quick Walnut gives the consistency that
tempered and quick to calm down. enables you to hold your bound-
Impatiens irritability is evident in aries and remain protected from
the foot tapping, clock watching the impact of your environment
and fidgeting with frustration. and any pressure from others.
Some women experience these The emotional state of any being,
symptoms during menstrual if left untreated will turn into an
cycle, becoming easily irritated illness of some sort. By treating
by what you perceive as slowness the emotion/s we maintain
in others. Using the Impatiens control of ourselves. To master
Bach Flower remedies restore oneself is the greatest mastery of
patience so that one’s demeaner all. Just imagine the ripple effect.
becomes more balanced and less
frantic. 49


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