THANK YOU TIME: As it is such a quiet time of year, we should like to say a few thank yous. We should like to thank Barbara Valentine for keeping us posted on her activities, particularly raising money for St Michael’s, Vicky and Amy for Kids Club and Film Club stuff, Caroline for Bonfire news, and a few others besides. But once again our biggest thanks are reserved for Jackie who has given us reports on church matters throughout the year written to a consistently high standard and Steve Smith who has regularly supplied us with all the news of the Mountfield Club.

So much of what we put into the Village Voice lives on into The Messenger so we should all acknowledge the work of our deliverers: Michael in Solomon’s Lane, Hannah and Nancy round the crossing, Jim up Eatenden Lane, Charles along Hoath Hill, Barbara round the Church, Jill along Kent Lane and David who has taken over the distribution to those deliverers. Thanks too to Robert for acting as the central point for distribution to the four parishes. As ever, the biggest thanks here though must be reserved for the editor of The Messenger, Yve, who continues to do such a good job for us all.

CONTACT: Your Village Voices wish you a peaceful New Year. If you have anything for the Village Voice, we can be contacted on 880614 or via

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