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The information on this page about the Foodbank and the Vine Bookshop is out of date as a result of the latest restrictions imposed by the Government. Please check their web pages and contact them if in doubt about the situation.

The daily bulletins from the Revd Vanessa Cole and/or the Revd Matthew Grayshon may be read by following the link on the footer of every page. If you would like these emailed to you daily, please send a request to

On February 9th, Matthew Grayshon talked about a new Diocesan initiative in Tanzania and invited parishioners to support it. To learn more click here

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.  Read the article in the parish magazine Save the shop and see our useful links page The Wallops PCCs have expressed their support for the shop and are encouraging parishioners to respond by making regular purchases or through cash donations (Gift Aid tax declarations may be made).

The Andover Foodbank is looking for volunteer drivers.   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  They hold a coffee morning every month.  These get togethers are a great opportunity to socialise, to visit the foodbank,  meet some of the staff and to find out what goes on and how we operate.  The next few coffee mornings, which start at 10.30am at the Parish Hall, Alexandra Road, Andover, are on the following dates:- 13th March, 3rd April and 1st May (which will also include our annual Plant Sale).  ALL ARE WELCOME.

The Vine Trust, an independent Christian charity, operates the Vine Trust Bookshop in Bridge Street Andover.  Its purpose is to serve the Christian and churches in Andover and the surrounding area, and to witness to the gospel of Christ. They are urgently looking for more volunteers to help in their bookshop. They especially need help on Monday afternoons, Saturdays and from someone who is willing to cover holidays without committing to a specific day.
The bookshop is open 6 days a week from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 9:30am to 2:30pm on Saturday.  They operate  two shifts per day 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm (Saturdays 9:30am to 12 noon and 12 noon to 2:30pm) and are looking for volunteers to help with either a half or a full day.
Please  contact Brenda Sleath on 01264 355706, or call into the shop to find out more and collect an application form. Full training will be provided.

We have been advised not to change the time on the church clock until the building is open again; so it remains on Winter time (an hour slow).

Find a history of the bells and their specification at