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  • 0 Torridge District Neighbourhood Watch

    Torridge NHW covers the areas of Bideford, Holsworthy and Torrington and we are proud that it is one of the safest places in England and Wales. Our aim is to help the policeto keep it as a very low crime area by “increasing the awareness of crime without increasing the fear of crime”. The public plays a vital role in helping the police to reduce crime and NHW is a popular way for people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved. It is a proven fact that neighbourhoods covered by a Watch scheme tend to be less likely to become victims of burglary and other crimes. Watch schemes can vary in sizefrom just two or three residents up to several dozen on an estate or block of flats and the schemes help to foster neighbourliness and community spirit which go towards building better communities. For further information and contacts please look at our website at: http://torridgenhw.ourwatch.org.uk or call Tom Carrick, our Chairman, on 01237 474031

  • 0 All Saints Church

    Team Rector: Revd Martin Warren, tel: 01409-281424Team Vicar: Revd Susannah Metz, tel: 01837-810621 Dear Friends,I have a decision to make: February 14th – romantic dinner or ashes as Lent starts?In case you haven’t noticed on your calendar, Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, clashes with Valentine’s Day. Oh dear! It just doesn’t seem to fit: Lent with all its emphasis on abstinence and repentance and Valentine’s with its thoughts of pleasure and enjoyment. What a choice! But maybe they can go together. For the purpose of Lent is to draw us into a deeper relationship with God; to put other things aside and give ourselves to knowing God’s love better, and expressing our love for him better. And isn’t that Valentine’s too? – to grow in love? To put other things aside and give yourself afresh to the one you love and who loves you. Maybe Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s can go together - both a celebration of love. It’s only a problem when we see God as having a downer on us. So often we portray him as the one who wants to spoil things; to deny us the good things of life; to stop us doing the things we enjoy. What a gloomy picture of God. No wonder we shy away from Lent. But Christian experience has been the opposite. God wants to bless us; to give us fullness of life. He wants to move us on from dependence on things that don’t really satisfy to really enjoy the world in which we has placed us. He doesn’t want to push us down but to lift us up. So Lent can become not just one Valentine Day, but six weeks worth of Valentine’s Days that outdo Valentine’s Day itself. Sounds amazing. But still not sure about the romantic dinner v ashes! Happy Ash Wednesday/Valentine’s, Martin Warren. Services at All Saints11th Feb 11:00am Holy Communion18th Feb 11:00am United Service (at Chapel) 25th Feb 9:30am Holy Communion 4th Mar 9:30am Morning Prayer 11th Mar 11:00am Holy Communion18th Mar 11:00am United Service (at Chapel) 25th Mar 9:30am Holy Communion 1st Apr 9:30am Easter Communion8th Apr 11:00am Holy Communion15th Apr 11:00am United Service (at Chapel) 22nd Apr 9:30am Holy Communion29th Apr 11:00am Holy Communion (at Newton St. Petrock)

  • 0 Parish footpaths

    Links / blurb about footpaths around the parish http://map.devon.gov.uk/dccviewer/MyLocalPaths/

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