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July 2015 to June 2016

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Photo by kind permission of Sandra Hawes

Matthew Wildman and Jessica Tansley were married at St Mary's Church, Felmersham on Saturday 11 July 2015 by Rev'd. Stephen Holroyd.
Matthew is the grandson of Derek Hulston of Felmersham.

Charlotte Templeman and Nicolas Ridley were married at St Mary's Church, Felmersham on Saturday 18 July 2015 by Rev'd. Thomas Sander. The reception was held at Chicheley Hall, Chicheley.

Gipsy Joe Smith with members of his family, June 1968, the year his wife Annie died. Joe and his wife were well known in the parish and they regularly camped along Carlton Road. Joe passed away in 1976 and is buried in Felmersham churchyard.

A pair of great crested grebe with their family. Young grebe often hitch a ride on their parents' backs as seen in the photo.

Photographs taken in Felmersham Nature Reserve
by Sarah Royal

A Dragonfly
Photograph taken in Felmersham Nature Reserve
by Sarah Royal

Two harvest photographs taken in the parish by Michael Hunt. The Claas Lexion 770 harvesting a field of barley. The cutter bar on this tracked harvester is 10 metres long (35ft).

The road junction between
High Street,
Church Lane
and Park Lane, Sharnbrook - c1920.

Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillar.
photographed in his garden by Ian Coomber


The Great Ouse in spate at Felmersham Bridge.
Photograph by Gordon Lang

Sharnbrook Post Office has moved to a new location at Nisa Local, 26 High Street. The photograph shows Sub-Postmistress Mrs Katie Hayes serving at the Church Street Post Office before it closed.

A sponsored walk in aid of Motor Neurone Disease and in memory of Lorraine Shrimpton, who recently died from disease, was held on Sunday 1 Nov. 2015. Seventy Seven people took part and over 1950 was raised.

One that didn't get away!

The left photo shows the Environment Agency electro fishing up stream from Radwell bridge for mainly pike and chub. Vauxhall Angling Club are concerned about the lack of fish being caught in this stretch of river and requested the EA to do this. The fish were not harmed.
Right photo: A large pike. Photographs taken in early November by Rob Payne.

Radwell Christmas lights in moonlight
This year the Parish Council have erected a Christmas tree on Radwell Green decorated with flashing lights. Photograph was taken with an almost full moon on 23 December 2015.
(Full moon was on Christmas day.)

Snowdrops in the Margaret Alleway Memorial Garden.

Roadside daffodils between Felmersham and Radwell.

The plan gives details of the proposed 20mph speed limit in Felmersham

New Benefice Rector is Collated
The Rev'd Reuben Preston kneels before the Bishop of St Albans who is holding the Deed of Collation prior to handing it to Fr Reuben. On the bishop's left: Fr Mac (bishop's chaplain) and Rev'd Paul Hughes, Archdeacon of Bedford.

A meeting of the Neighbourhood Plan steering committee. The Launch event of the Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Friday and Saturday 22nd and 23rd April.

The consultation process for the Neighbourhood Plan was launched on Friday and Saturday 22 and 23 April 2016 with a Launch Event held in the Village Hall. The event was attended by 196 adult parishioners.
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Pavenham and Felmersham Cricket Club

Team photograph of the Under 10s Development Squad.
Photograph by Chris Bunker

Team photograph of under 10s County League team that played, and beat, Blunham A (away) by 3 runs on 8 May 2016.
A bit of a nail biter, says Danny Mariner, who took the photograph.

A Redpoll
photographed in
Felmersham Nature
by Sarah Royal

Blackbird collecting food to feed the family. Photograph by
Angie Bessant

A Grass Snake
taking a Swim
Photographed in Felmersham Nature Reserve
by Sarah Royal

Sunday 29th May, 2016.
Fr Reuben baptises Lucan at
St Mary's Church, Felmersham
watched by his mother, Alison.

Felmersham Green has had a face lift thanks to Mark Holbourn.
Mark has removed all the ivy and other unwanted climbers from the stone wall and has cleared and dug over the area beneath the wall, sowing it with grass seed.
Thank you Mark for all your hard work.


An open air service was held at Radwell on Sunday 24 July 2016 near to the likely site of St James' Chapel, Radwell.
The service was taken by Fr Reuben.


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