St James’s Church Easter Cards 2017

Children from St James Church Sunday School participated in the ever popular Annual Easter Card competition which was held on the 26th February 2017. There were four winners from 27 submitted drawings. The Children drew pictures about what Easter means to them. Members of the Church congregation were then invited to vote for their favourite pictures.

The winning pictures will appear in the  official church Easter cards delivered to all residents living in Biddenham and Great Denham. A selection of the pictures can be viewed in the document below.

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Collection of Bulky Waste Biddenham

The annual collection of bulky waste will take place in Biddenham at the following locations, dates and times:-

Saturday 13th May 2017
Manor Road/Church End 8.30am until 9.30am
Main Road /Nodders Way 9.30am until 11.30am
Biddenham Pavilion 11.30am until 12.30pm

Sunday 14th May 2017
Darlow Drive (between Biddenham Turn and Ison Close)
10.30am until 12.30pm

Times are approximate to allow for travel between sites

PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE RUBBISH AT
THE SITE IF THE COLLECTION
VEHICLES ARE NOT THERE

Further details:-

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The Future of Health Services in Bedford Borough

Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Sustainability & Tranformation Plan (BLMK STP) are asking for people’s views on Health Services across the area. This could impact on a wide range of issues including what services are provided at local hospitals in the future.

It is important that local people know about this issue and have their say on the issues being considered.

Please click : The Future of Health Services in Bedford Borough for further details

Village Church Thefts

This is a message sent via Bedford Neighbourhood Watch. This information has been sent on behalf of Bedfordshire Police

We want to make you aware that there have been a number of incidents reported to Bedfordshire Police over the past week where Churches within Villages have been broken into with various items stolen.

Bedfordshire Police are currently investigating these offences and are working closely with surrounding Police Forces due to the close proximity to their borders.

We are asking for you, members of the public to be vigilant and look out for any suspicious persons or vehicles close to the churches in your or surrounding villages and report anything suspicious to us immediately via 101 or 999.

If you have any information about the offences that have already occurred this can be passed to the investigating officer via 101 or reported to Crimestoppers.

Charlotte Norris (Police, Constable, North)

The Friends of Biddenham Village Pond are seeking a secretary

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Our Secretary will be retiring in June this year, and this is a great opportunity for someone, it could be you, to be involved with our historic village pond.

The Secretary is a member of our team of volunteers (currently 6 in number) managing and conserving the pond and nature conservation area, and in particular looks after our four meetings spread through the year, any correspondence that might be needed, and notices of pond events and activities: it’s interesting and not too time consuming.

It’s then up to you whether or not you’d also want to be a wellie volunteer at our work mornings!

Interested? Jenny Kimber (tel: 266921), our current Secretary, will be happy to help with any more information you might like. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

Peter Applewhite, Chairman (fotbvp@btinternet.com)

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