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PARKING AT MANOR FARM
The sign at the entrance to the churchyard shows
that car parking is at a little distance up the
road, and this is at Manor Farm. It is by kind
permission of the owner, Keith Harris, but it
should be emphasised that Manor Farm is a fully
working farm with large machinery moving around
so visitors are requested to park sensibly in
the yard in front of the large barn and not on
the road itself or surrounding areas of grass.
On special occasions the adjacent field may be
made available for parking. It should be noted
that parking is at a farm yard or in a field,
with in places, an uneven surface, and not formally
designed, modified or approved as a car park so
that visitors do so at their own risk.
The Annual Ride and Stride in aid of the Dorset
Historic Churches Trust raised £505 (Peter
Williams) and £377 (David and Diana Masters) and
half of all that £882 comes back to Silton
Church. Very many thanks to all those who so
generously sponsored them.
The Harvest Lunch raised £386. Together
with a retained balance in the Charity Giving
account this enabled a whole ShelterBox (£590)
to be sent from the PCC to Hurricane Matthew
victims in Haiti. The dry goods so generously
donated were taken to the Trussell Trust Food
Bank in Gillingham and were very gratefully
CHRISTMAS CHARITY GIVING FUND RAISING COFFEE
The Christmas Coffee Morning will be in the
Village Hall on Saturday 19th
November. Contributions of Christmas goodies,
baking, preserves, produce, Bric-a-Brac, etc.
will be most welcome. Please do come, and
bring your friends. 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon.
year presents put under the tree will once again
be given to the Women’s Refuge. The sort of
thing they welcome are as toys, cosmetics –
anything that would be welcome to someone
arriving there with nothing.
Next PCC Meeting: November 15th at 5.00 p.m. in the
VISITING BELL RINGERS
There will be a visiting team of bell ringers in
the afternoon of Saturday 5th November.
There is always a collection box in
the Church porch for donations to the Food Bank
in Gillingham which is regularly emptied (there
are some lists inside it indicating what they
are most pleased to receive) and they are always