By Mike Jacobs
In November 1959 I was demobbed from the Army after doing my National Service and returned to my old employment at Guildford Rural District Council. Here I met a charming young lady who lived in Ash and worshipped at the Methodist Church and thus I was introduced to the Church Family at Ash Vale Methodist Church (AVMC)
Continue reading “Memories of Ash Ranges”
The annual Messy Church Light Party is changing shape!
Enjoy a socially distanced scavenger hunt around Ash Vale with your household or bubble.
Continue reading “Love & Light Trail – 31 Oct 2020”
As in every year since 1919 those who have fallen in armed conflicts will be remembered in acts of worship across the country both on 11th November itself and also on Sunday 8th November. There have been calls to scale Remembrance commemorations down as the devastating conflict which initiated the Acts of Remembrance has now gone beyond its centenary, and the end of the Second World War is now 75 years ago. This year as never before, the scale of our Remembrance will be limited due to the pandemic that none could have expected we would be fighting even eleven months ago.
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We always welcome fun, informative, original, and local interest items!
Send us your items to: Parishioner@ash-vale.org.uk 07730 609446 (Alex)
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One of the reasons we love living in Ash Parish is how easy it is to access the nature on our doorstep. Ash parishioners, for generations, have been fortunate that they can go onto military land. This is enshrined in a byelaw, last updated 37 years ago, but in existence since 1887.
Continue reading “What’s happening with Ash Ranges?”
We got locked down… but we are opening up again! The “New Normal” won’t stop our local community from coming together. Here are a few of the activities that are on this Summer:
Continue reading “What’s on in August & September 2020?”
It’s been an odd four months – we were all going about our business, then COVID-19 raised its head and suddenly our lives were transformed. Over a million were told to ‘shield’, what did that even mean? Many more were told to ‘self-isolate’ and work from home ‘if you can’. Life would never be the same again.
Continue reading “Anxious about emerging from Lockdown?”
With love from the Chapel Poetry Group
Lockdown Eve came early
Continue reading “Poetry for an emerging World”
The Parishioner asked three local businesses to share their stories…
Continue reading “Local Businesses weathering the Storm”
St Mary’s, Ash Vale – 07863 311165 (Parish Office)
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