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					     March / April 2010




Spanning the Community in Busbridge
      www.thebridgeonline.org.uk
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                 Easter Weather Vane Competition
If you recognise all (or at least some!) of the local weathervanes shown in
the boxes above, make a note of their locations and email your entry to
editor@thebridgeonline.org.uk or post it to The Bridge at the address
on Page 29. Entries should arrive by Tuesday April 6th with your name,
address and telephone or email contact details. The winner will be based
on the most number of vanes correctly identified. In the event of a tie, the
editors will randomly select a winner from the tie entries.
              The prize will be an A4 original framed artwork for the cover
              of The Bridge produced by the local professional artist
              Sarah Gall. You can see examples of Sarah’s work on her
              website www.muralsbysarah.com.
              Larger copies of the photos and entry terms can be
              downloaded in PDF format from The Bridge website. Forget
              hunting for Easter eggs this year—get out an look for
              weather vanes!
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                       Editorial
It seems that the editorial comment in the last edition of The Bridge was a
little contra-prophetic when it wished for a milder start to 2010 after the
winter snows of 2009! Rumour has it that the Meteorological Office will
be consulting The Bridge for advice on long term weather forecasts!
Our article on the Busbridge Doodlebug in the last edition has resulted in
some additional insight being provided by local residents Norman
Gravestock and Ted Dodman. Read of their experiences on Page 24
The advertising year for The Bridge starts again on March 1st, so from
this edition you will see a number of changes to our advertisers. Please
take time to look through their propositions as their financial support for
The Bridge means that we can print and distribute the 1800 copies free of
charge to Busbridge residents.
In return for your copy of The Bridge we would ask that you consider
some of the requests noted in its pages. The annual fun-event, The Buzz,
will again be taking place this summer. A specific request is made (see
Page 7) to those with green-ish fingers to help provide some plants for
the flower stall. The re-roofing of the church spire needs £30k to be
raised, of which £4k has already been donated. If you could contribute
anything, please see the notice on the inside back cover.
We are still keen to find at least another two people to join the editorial
team on The Bridge for an interim period. The time commitment is not
high and it is always good for the magazine to have input from a wide
cross section of the local community. Contact the editor or any of the
team if you would like to explore this further.
We have also changed our printers. The local Busbridge company
Linnerlake is now printing The Bridge and, as a result, we will be able to
add a colour cover to every edition within our current budget.
We have decided that it is time to run another competition. Summary
details are opposite and full details are on our website. if you can identify
any of the weather vanes, send in your entry and see if you can win an
original piece of artwork by local artist Sarah Gall. Incidentally, we hope
that you like the new Spring/Summer cover she has produced for us.
Finally, note that Busbridge Lakes will be open again over Easter from
April 2nd through to the 11th inclusive.
The editorial team wish everyone a happy Easter
                                                                      Editor

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                    Better than Chocolate – Without the Calories!
                   What could possibly be better than chocolate – AND
                   have no calories attached? In fact, you could actually
                   lose a few! My husband says I always come home
                   bouncing and exhilarated afterwards ...
The secret is ... Godalming Choral Society! Research shows that singing in
a choir is hugely good for you. It has enormous physical and psychological
benefits. To quote “Mr Cornflakes”, John Harvey Kellogg, “Singing
promotes health, breathing, circulation and digestion”. Singing is an holistic
medicine. To be more precise, research suggests the following gains:
   Exercising and toning of upper body muscles
   Improved efficiency of cardiovascular system
   Quicker recovery from heart attack and stroke
   Increased oxygen intake and therefore, alertness
   Better Posture & Reduced Stress

So, if you’re not one of us already, why not? We meet every Thursday, from
7.45pm ‘till 10pm., usually at St Hilary’s School. Our young conductor,
Michael Veazey, is ambitious for us to perform accurately and with
communicable emotion, and has given me real insight in how to sing well.
We perform a great variety of music, in 3 concerts a year, from
Renaissance motets and opera choruses to massive classical
masterpieces and works by living composers. Soloists for our concerts are
always of high quality. We have master-classes with Philip Langridge, our
President, world-famous for his opera roles. Social activities include
excursions, parties and quizzes, and exchanges with the choral ensemble
of Joigny in France.
The Society has been in existence since 1856, reinstituted in 1967. We
now have about 120 members. Like most choral societies, we’d love a few
more tenors, but welcome new members of any voice part. So, if your
physical and mental health needs a pick-up, pick up the telephone, get in
touch with our membership secretary, Valerie George, on 01483 428057,
and join us next week! Or at least make sure you come to our next concert,
Saturday 10th April in Charterhouse Hall. Phone me (01483 417320) for a
ticket or go to the website: (www.godalmingchoral.org.uk)   Chris Payne

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                        The Buzz—Flower Stall
                    You might remember the plant stall that has been
                    running at The Buzz over the last 5 years and given
                    pleasure to many. The profits made from the stall in
                    the past have either been donated to charity or fed
                    back into paying for this popular community event
                    held at Holloway Hill in the Summer.
It has always proved a popular stall in the past, with plants for sale at
very modest prices so that everyone can enjoy them. To continue to
make next year’s stall a success we would like to ask for any volunteers
to grow just a few plants each for us to sell. You do not need to be a
hardened experienced gardener, just a willingness to give it a go - we are
sure you will finding it rewarding. We do not expect Chelsea standards
and most plants have a remarkable natural instinct for survival! We are
happy to provide seeds, pots and advice on what to grow or what might
sell well. If you think you would like to get involved, or want to learn more
then please contact Nin Moore on 422784 or Cathy Brook on 420633.
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                                            Gallimaufry
                                     (or Winter Vegetable Bake)
                             I’ve just found this word on the dictionary
                             website and thought it was a good name for
                             the vegetable bake I threw together this
                             evening from what I happened to have in the
                             fridge and the vegetable rack. My husband
                             liked it so much I thought I’d pass it on.
A friend of mine, who’s a brilliant cook and linguist, looked up gallimaufry
in an old book called Larousse Gastronomique. It describes gallimaufry
as a medieval chicken stew or a lamb concoction with onions, and says
finally: "The word gallimaufry is now used in a disparaging sense and
means a badly cooked stew made from scraps"! Making things with
"scraps" and leftovers is often the best way to cook and even Jamie
Oliver is beginning to recommend it. In the post-war years, my mother's
most tasty dinners were concocted with the lamb bone left over from
Sunday lunch, plus vegetables, and whenever I went home later on and
she asked what I wanted for supper, I would say "bone stew"! I still make
it, and I'll give you the recipe another time. I have heard that we
communally throw away about a third of what we buy in the way of
foodstuffs, so we can cut down on this immorally extravagant waste by
making various kinds of gallimaufry.
Slice up a selection or all of the following, enough for as many people as
want to eat supper, and place in alternate layers in a greased Pyrex or
casserole dish:
   Sweet potato (or potato, but the sweet potato was rather good)
   Celeriac           Onion             Apple
   Carrot             Leek              Butternut squash or pumpkin
You could probably add bacon pieces if you wanted a non-vegetarian
complete meal. I might try this next time.
Season with mixed herbs (I used tarragon, dill and parsley) and pepper
and salt to taste. Pour milk over to about half fill the dish and put a lid on.
Cook in a preheated oven at about 180˚ for approximately 45 minutes.
Take the lid off and sprinkle with grated cheese and put the dish back in
the oven for 5 minutes or so until the cheese melts and, if you like,
browns. Eat and enjoy!
                                                                Chris Payne

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                                       Bellringing
               The spire of Godalming parish church is a local landmark,
               whether seen framed by the timbered buildings of Church
               Street, or across the water meadows of the River Wey.
               The scene is even more memorable when you hear the
               church bells pealing out – an idyllic English scenario. The
               church of SS Peter & Paul has eight bells - the largest,
known as the tenor, weighing 22 hundredweight, or 1120 kg. The oldest
bell was hung in 1740, although it is thought that there were bells in the
belfry from the 13th century. Bells were rung on special occasions, and
one of the earliest records of such is from 1668, where it is recorded
twice that “ye bells did ring when his Ma’tie (Majesty) went by”, probably
to mark the journey of Charles II from London to Portsmouth and back.
Nowadays peals of bells are played for Sunday services, and special
occasions such as weddings. The bellringers stand in a circle around the
ringing chamber, each managing one rope. Bells and their attendant
ropes are so mounted that the ropes will be pulled in a circular sequence,
usually clockwise, starting with the lightest (treble) bell and descending to
the heaviest (tenor). Although ringing certainly involves some physical
exertion, ringers rely more on this practised skill than mere brute force;
after all, even the smallest bell to be encountered in a tower will be much
heavier than the person ringing it and can only be rung at all because the
bell is well-balanced in the frame.
In Britain church bells are often rung in a series of mathematical patterns
called "changes", without a break or repetition. With 4 bells there are 24
possible changes, whereas with eight bells there are 40,320! At SS Peter
& Paul 7 bells are usually rung in changes with the deep-sounding tenor
following at the end of the sequence. A board in the ringing chamber of
the church commemorates a full peal in this way of “Grandsire Triples” in
1772 of 5040 changes which took just over 3 hours. Normally today only
a portion of a full peal is rung.
People often ask how the ringers could possibly remember all 5040
changes, and the answer is...they don't. Peals consist of a systematic
way of generating the required number of changes in a pattern that, with
practice, is relatively easy to remember. Bell ringing is a sociable team
activity that stimulates the brain and helps keep you fit - it also makes a
glorious sound! Many consider ringing to be their contribution to church
life, others do it for the pure pleasure and the company it brings. Ringers
come from all walks of life and all ages.
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My husband visited the bell tower on a Heritage Open Day and returned
to bell-ringing after learning as a teenager – it’s something you don’t
forget, like riding a bike! At SS Peter & Paul new recruits and returners
are most welcome. Almost anyone between the ages of 12 and 60 can
learn to ring. You don’t have to be musical, strong or religious! The
ringers practice on Tuesday evenings between 8.pm and 9.30 pm and
individual tuition can be given before the session. Contact Jonathan
Deane on 01483 414774 or J.Deane@surrey.ac.uk.
             Jacky Beale with grateful support from Jonathan Deane




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                               NEW CHAIR OF GOVERNORS
                               BUSBRIDGE INFANT SCHOOL
                        In the Busbridge Infant School governing body, a
                        new Chair was appointed in 2009, Suzanne
                        Morgan. I went round to see Suzanne in her
                        home in Ramsden Road one afternoon, to get her
                        ‘take’ on her new responsibilities
                       Suzanne’s ‘day job’ is company director of a
                       health care business. She is mother to two girls
                       who both attend Busbridge schools. Born in
                       Uganda before her parents moved back to
Surrey, Suzanne attended King Edwards’ School Witley prior to university
and then life as a chartered accountant (husband Hugh is in the same
profession). As it happens, Suzanne’s local credentials are pretty
impeccable, with grandmother Mrs Dopson having been the first ever
Infant School Secretary!
Suzanne, as Chair of governors, sees a key role being to ensure every
voice on the governing body is one to be heard, with the assembled team
of parent governors, community governors, and those representing the
local authority (this includes Suzanne) all usefully adding value in
different fields. Suzanne, by the way, originally entered life as a governor
through a contested election between two parents who had to submit a
100 word statement for wider scrutiny. Suzanne counts herself fortunate
in the quality of the current support the school gets.
When asked about the pressures of being a Governor, Suzanne quickly
points out that the level of expectations has never been greater, requiring
high standards of professionalism all round. While training courses are
available to help governors keep up to speed, some courses are
inevitably better than others. And keeping a finger on the pulse of new
Government initiatives remains a constant challenge, not least with
regard to safeguarding children, where balancing a minimising of risk,
while acting proportionately, is often not an easy judgement call.
Suzanne thinks we are particularly well placed in this area given the high
level of parental commitment to the school, involvement of the PTA, and
offers of classroom help. Parents were asked to dip into their pockets last
year to cover a gap in the funding for the additional classroom, which
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Suzanne mentions that there can sometimes be very differing parental
opinions, eg on what should happen to the pre-sevens – ranging from “let
them play” to “stretch and teach them formally” - with various points in
between!
Not easy. So how does Suzanne relax? Cycling with her husband, with
the kids in tow, is a passion. Past achievements have included 4000m
climbs in the Ardèches, linking Vienna and Budapest in a Danube tour,
and last year a 56 mile Guildford challenge involving all of Surrey’s
significant hills. Getting away to Salcombe to sail, whenever possible, is
also much sought-after therapy. And both Suzanne’s daughters are
competitors in Surrey junior cricket, swimming galas, climbing and tennis
(where incidentally Suzanne is most warmly appreciative of Dr Chris
Jagger’s recent efforts in upgrading Busbridge Recreation ground).
A vision for the future at the Infant School? Suzanne is big on green
issues (you won’t catch her driving her children to school if she can help
it) and is helping other Mums who want to set up a Bike-it-to-School on
Fridays. She would like to see the Busbridge Infants soon become truly
sustainable and carbon-neutral. While this, for now, remains work-in-
progress, Suzanne wonders, are there any sponsors out there who could
step up to the plate and help take the school forward?
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                   Godalming Museum Exhibition
              A fascinating and colourful exhibition will take place at
              Godalming Museum from 2nd March to 10th April, when
              stained glass artist Rachel Mulligan will be showing a new
              collection of work called ‘The Labours of the Months’ The
              twelve small panels will show scenes from Rachel’s
              allotment, which she shares with three friends. Other work
              will be on show, and original cards are for sale
“I’ve chosen to revisit a medieval theme,” says Rachel. “I am fascinated
by the depictions of everyday life that survive from that time – glimpses of
the work that had to be done each month, and the tools and clothes that
were common. Also, the way figures were drawn and the stained glass
techniques that were used intrigue me. The medieval artists are
anonymous now but their skill and lightness of touch is hard to match. I
am giving my panels a contemporary feel, but trying to stay faithful to my
predecessors. I hope that if someone were to see my panels in 600 years
time they would be able to learn something about life today.”
Rachel, who is 44 and lives in Farncombe, has been working in glass for
20 years. Her work has been commissioned for many private homes, and
public buildings, including Haslemere Museum and Town Hall. She works
using traditional techniques and materials. “I have taken some time out
from commissions to make this new work because it is something I have
wanted to do for a long time. It’s painstaking work that can’t be rushed. If
I don’t finish the panels by the start of the exhibition they will be finished
by the end,” says Rachel.
Also on 12 March, Rachel will be giving an illustrated lecture “The Art of
Stained Glass” at 7.30pm for 8.00pm at St Hilary’s School. Tickets at £5
available from Godalming Museum.




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                      Busbridge Community Forum
You are invited to the next Busbridge Community Forum Meeting on
Wednesday 21st April at the Sports Pavilion, Holloway Hill Recreation
Ground (7pm for a 7.30pm start).
There will be the exchange of concerns & news between our community and
the Police, reports and discussions on important local matters such as the
Key Site (old Police Station), progress on the Town Healthcheck, items of
news. Also the physical state of, and any prospective plans for, Holloway Hill
Recreation ground and our neighbourhood as well as our own efforts to
improve them.
The great value of a community group is staying in touch with each other,
being aware of issues that concern us all, and so being ready to take action
as a group if necessary, having the collective and varied expertise and
knowledge of the people who make up our community.
Margaret Jones (01483 424257)               secretary.bcf@btinternet.com
                                    Busbridge Allotments
                  I read with interest your article on Busbridge Allotments in
                  the September/October edition of “The Bridge”
                   We (my late husband and I) came to Busbridge in April
                   1983.I can remember allotments in what is now waste
                   land at the big corner of the Brighton Road where the
houses run out. I think the last is 199. There is still a gap in the hedge and
sometimes cars park there. But there was a footpath up the hill and
allotments either side.
They fell into disrepair. I was too busy working and commuting to London to
worry but at least it was left fallow and not built on.
Anyway, I hope this might be of interest.                   Mrs Jane Green



                                        We are always keen for local residents
                                        to join the editorial team for an interim
                                        period or to write articles of local
                                        interest.
                                        if you would like to take part in
                                        producing The Bridge or in writing an
                                        interesting article, please contact us by
                                        email or call any of the editorial team.
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    Church Calendar
March - April 2010 (Easter)




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                                          Doodlebugs and More
                                A few minutes before 8 o’clock in the
                                morning, on my way to work in the
                                workshop of George Jones Ironmongers in
                                the high street, a flying bomb came over
the hill from the direction of Dunsfold. The very distinctive engine noise
stopped abruptly. The nose dropped and it fell almost vertically; there
was a loud bang and a cloud of smoke. Along the high street quite a
number of shops had lost their windows, not Jones as they always put
shutters up at night (not anything to do with air raids they had been doing
it for a 100 years). I remember Walter Tyrman, who then owned the
business, coming up to the workshop. He said, “At times like these we
must all help each other take shovels and brooms out of the stock room
and go and clean the mess up”. Several of the windows we were
sweeping up had only been fitted two or three weeks before having been
blown out by Godalming’s first doodlebug which fell on Edgoose’s
between the river and a timber store; this came down at night
Peggy Davies, who lives in Tuesley Close, lived with her family in
Langham Close she will tell how all of the windows were blown out and
the ceilings came down. By a stroke of good fortune her mother had
moved her brother’s cot from under the window the day before.
As I recall, the Holloway Hill bomb landed on the bank on the
Summerhouse Road side of the road. The front of the house on the
opposite side of the road had collapsed.
There were other V1’s that flew over us. There was some sort of event on
the recreation ground where Weycourt in Meadrow next to the football
pitch is now. I remember Canadian soldiers were there, it was early
evening, when a V1 coming from over Bunker’s Hill flew almost overhead
everyone went very quiet. I suspect, like me, they were praying the flame
at the back didn't go out. I believe it came down in the Farnborough area
                                                     Norman Gravestock

Footnote from Godalming Museum
We have the Air Raid Precautions (ARP) Books here for the years 1940-
1944. They recorded that on 23 August 1944 a fly (PAC) was dropped on
Trenance, Holloway Hill (PAC is pilotless Aircraft, Library Ref Store 13E).
The Local Studies Library is open from 1pm-4pm on Tuesday to
Saturday                           Ann Laver, Research Co-ordinator

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Ted Dodman, Busbridge resident all his life, offers his own
recollections as 3 year old. Ted was living in the Drive at the time
the doodlebug landed one morning in 1944…
The wake-up shout to “take cover” prompted a dash along the landing
and a dive into my mother’s bed. Even then I thought it a rather silly
place to take cover!! A wait. A great explosion that shook the house and
a noise of breaking glass downstairs. The kitchen clock had fallen to the
floor and lost its glass. The doodlebug landed in a garden between
Summerhouse Road and Holloway Hill. The nearby house (unoccupied)
was blown to bits. The front wall of Braemar Lodge had been blown off
and it stood looking like a doll’s house with the front open, furniture and
pictures on view, for some years. It was subsequently knocked down to
make the entrance to Braemar Close and is now a grassy knoll. Most of
the houses in the North East area of Holloway Hill were shaken and had
a ceiling down or wall cracks but survived. Nb this doodlebug landed in
the Parish of Godalming!
The “true” Busbridge doodlebug : subsequent work on the church
steeple
This one landed south of the Rectory garden. Probably in the field
between what is now Heath Field Road and the Munstead Crossroads,
now a ‘T’ junction. The doodlebug blew down the Rectory orchard, now
Appletree Close, the wood of which kept the Rectory warm during the
freezing winter of 1947. The Doodlebug also shook the church steeple so
badly that four oak pillars were inserted at the East end of the nave in
1946 to prevent future collapse.
Other war time recollections: a piece of chocolate from the troops!
Other bombs in Busbridge were the direct hit on a house in Grosvenor
Road and a stick of non-exploding bombs starting at the Rectory and
finishing in the gasworks. The Home Guard Defences included large
concrete tetrahedrons placed on the west bank of Brighton Road North of
the Church. These could be toppled into the roadway by a couple of men
to hold up tanks trying to enter Godalming. They have been removed,
but there is still a set of this type of defence above the railway near
Guildford London Road Station to topple into the railway cutting. Other
remaining evidence of Home Guard activity are the trenches dug on the
South side of the pine wood on the footpath from Godalming to Tuesley.
Now filling up with age.
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…...continued
The delay in D-Day from the 5th to the 6th of June forced the armies,
moving down to the Solent to embark, to stop for one night. I remember
them parked on the grass along the Drive and being given a piece of
chocolate by men who were brewing-up. They told me they would be in
Normandy tomorrow. I had no idea what Normandy was and I don’t think
my father believed me!! They were gone in the morning leaving a black
exhaust stain on the white wall which was there for twenty years.
Another memory was the sky covered with aircraft one evening. At least
half were gliders. They were wheeling like roosting starlings getting into
the correct order. I am pretty sure this was February 1945 and was a
paratroop/glider response against the Ardennes Offensive.
Can other senior residents add further wartime memories of their
own? If so do get in touch!                       Ted Dodman
                    BUSBRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL
On Monday 7th December 2009, the Council discussed the following:-
Road Works: Station Lane, Hydestile – Ponding – the Surrey County
Council Highways Department appear to have started work on this
problem.
Quiet Footpath: As previously reported, the Council had made
representations to the Waverley planning meeting regarding the dangerous
exit on to Station Lane, and the unsatisfactory and muddy surface.
Waverley has replied that both these matters were fully considered at a
meeting on 22nd September, when the present unsatisfactory Tuesley Farm
arrangements were approved.
Finance: The Council agreed a precept for 2010/2011 at £9,000, which is
less than the previous financial year.
Parish Council Website: Draft proposals for this website were considered
and largely agreed, subject to a final circulation to members.
Planning Applications: A number of planning applications were
considered and approved. However, members considered that they needed
more training, particularly since the introduction of Permitted Development
measures, which do not require planning approval. They agreed to attend
sessions arranged by the Waverley Planning Department.
The next meeting of the Council will be held at 6pm. on Tuesday 9th March.
Any items for discussion should be sent to the Parish Clerk, Lt-Col Leslie
Clarke, at The Bungalow, Guildford Road, Normandy, Guildford GU3 2AW
Telephone: 01483-810492. Email: Leslie.Larkfield@btinternet.com
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call her directly to discuss on 01483 423768. She will arrange how to collect
your payment. Please make cheques payable to The Bridge

Display Advertising is for those who wish to advertise in full, half, quarter or
eighth -of-a-page format and can commit to at least a year's worth i.e. six is-
sues. Our year starts with the March edition, and this is a very popular option
so there may be a waiting list for the size of advert you require. Rates are £500
per year for the outside back cover, £450 for a full page, £225 for half, £115 for
a quarter and £60 for an eighth of a page. For display advertising contact us
via e-mail at: bridgedisplayads@yahoo.co.uk

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       The Bridge – online at                 www.thebridgeonline.org.uk


               St. John the Baptist Church, Busbridge
         Clergy and Office                         01483 421267
         Email                                     church.office@busbridgechurch.org
         Associate Minister                        Rev Stephanie Couvela


                 Copy Dates and Advertising: May / June
           Copy date for articles and small ads:                    Friday 9th April
          Publication Date:                                        Friday 23rd April
Please post or email any contributions to the editorial team to be
considered for inclusion.
See page 28. for details on how to place a small ad or display ad in The Bridge.


“The Bridge” would like to thank advertisers for their support, but to make clear to readers that it
does not offer any endorsement of the goods or services advertised. Views expressed in the
articles are not necessarily those of the editors or Busbridge Church. The Editorial Team reserve
the right to edit any articles submitted for consideration for publication.




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                                Busbridge Church
                                SPIRE Appeal 2010

                     Since launching the appeal in November, just
                     over £4000 has been raised towards the total
                     £30,000 needed for essential and extensive re-
                     shingling of the tower and spire. Thank you for
                     all your donations so far.
                     If you would like to make a donation, however
                     large or small, please complete the blue ‘spire
                     appeal’ form, available at the back of the
                     church, or cut out the form on the opposite
page and send it – with your donation – to the Treasurer via the
Church Office. Cheques should be marked ‘Church Spire Appeal’ on
the back.
As a Grade 2* listed building we are conscious of our duty to
preserve the Church for future generations.        Thank you!




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