The Bishop of Hereford, the Rt Rev Richard Frith, took his ministry to a whole new level when he visited Much Wenlock to celebrate the completion of a major project to re-roof the nave of Holy Trinity Church. The bishop had been persuaded to be hoisted up in a cherry picker to bless the new roof by team rector Rev Matthew Stafford. The cost of the work, which included interior redecoration, totalled over £200,000 and it was funded partly by the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust, a charity which raises cash to help the county’s churches meet their repair bills, as well as a number of other grant-giving bodies and personal bequests. A special service was conducted before this ceremony and the congregation enjoyed a picnic in the church following the blessing.
Shrewsbury Flower Show is delighted to announce that local jeweller T.H. Baker will once again sponsor the Home and Craft Marquee this year. Andrew Cross,