The Over Wallop Village Fête will be held on Saturday July 16th from 12 noon. Details are beginning to appear in the Parish Magazine.
Restructuring our team of parishes: click here for a summary of the proposals from the Diocese but this expresses the longer term aim. We are currently seeking a Priest-in-Charge to lead our own six village parishes after the withdrawal of West Andover; enquiries from ordained ministers are welcome by email to one of our churchwardens click here. We are delighted that the Anna Benefice has welcomed the Revd Teresa Townsend who was licensed as their Priest-in-Charge on April 26th.
News from the OW Parish Council: There is a new initiative in the context of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and residents of Over Wallop (which includes Palestine and Kentsboro) are invited to submit their email addresses to a Parish “Hub” in order to be kept up to date and have opportunities to express their views. For details of how to sign up click here The address of the NDP website is on our links page.
The Wallops Village Shop and Post Office is asking for support from all those who see it as playing a vital role in our community. For details of how to support the shop (e.g. by gift-aided donations) click here . There is also a link on this website: click here. The Wallops PCCs have expressed their support for the shop and are encouraging parishioners to respond by making regular purchases or through cash donations. The shop and Post Office are open for business (morning only Saturday and Sunday).
The Andover Foodbank: please check their website here for up to date information. They currently receive regular fresh food donations from Abel and Cole which they distribute to various local agencies and clients. At present they collect and distribute the food on Tuesday and Friday mornings and need some additional drivers. If you have a little spare time, are over 30 and have a current driving licence, please contact the Foodbank office on 01264 362111 or email email@example.com Their monthly coffee mornings are currently suspended.