OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER
Upton Bishop Sub-editing Role
It is my intention to stand down from my sub-editing role for the Parish, in the next couple of months. I am therefore hoping to find a new recruit for the position, from amongst the community spirited Parishioners! If you would be interested in getting involved please do contact me. My details are at the back of the magazine. Many thanks, Deb Long.
EDITOR FOR A MONTH?
Would you like to be our Editor for a month?
You may be studying or have an interest in journalism and are looking for some hands-on experience in preparation for a university course or employment?
You may have some time on your hands and are interested in finding out how we put each edition together?
The involvement is not onerous as one of our Editors will be available to guide you through any technical aspects of production. A familiarity with computers will be a distinct advantage. At the beginning of the third week of each month, it normally takes up to three days to edit copy into the template provided.
If you or a member of your family may be interested, them call one of our Editors for a chat.
We are a community magazine and website providing information on news and services. We welcome a interest from any member of our community.
A modest bursary / grant is available from The Chimes to assist younger readers in our community who are planning to undertake an activity or adventure that provides an opportunity for personal development.
It is expected that the successful applicant will tell readers about their experience by writing a short article (about 450 words).
Full details about this exciting development will be released shortly.
In the meantime, you may wish to discuss your interest with our Editor - Francine
ASTON INGHAM CHURCH
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For the people of ROSS area
By the people of the ROSS area
Led by the churches of the ROSS area
Because no-one deserves to be hungry
The ‘Community Larder’ is a Ross-on-Wye based project based above St Mary’s Hall. Helping individuals and families facing hardship, it is supported by members of the local and district churches, Ross Town Council, the Gazette, Lions Club, supermarkets and local people. The Community Larder is open on Tuesdays from 10am-12 noon and vouchers for users are available from outlets such as AgeUK, CAB, DASH, Housing Associations, Job Centre Plus, British Legion, SHYPP, SSAFA and many more. There is no limit to the number of times someone can visit the Larder but people can only come once a week.
COMMUNITY LARDER in ASTON INGHAM
At the back of Church is a box for tins / jars / cartons, so next time you fill your trolley pop in something for those less fortunate than ourselves it will be so appreciated. Donations must have at least three months left of their use by date. Most needed items are tins of meat, vegetables and long life milk.
COMMUNITY LARDER COLLECTION POINT IN THE LEA
Donations to the Community Larder can be left in the box inside Lea Church which is always open during the daytime.
COMMUNITY LARDER in UPTON BISHOP
The Larder is doing well and filling a vital, but often invisible, role. in the area. We need those little things which make all the difference to people's lives who are struggling: tin openers, toiletries and small jars or packets of instant coffee. You are doing well at providing tinned food. Thank you everyone, you are doing a grand job.
In the holidays, when free school meals are not available, parents sometimes go without food for days at a time to feed their children. The Larder is attempting to meet some of this need by asking schools to give vouchers to families affected in this way.
The Food Larder is above St Mary’s Hall, opposite St Mary’s Church.
Open for clients on Tuesday mornings between 10.00 am & 12.00 noon.
Anyone referred by an agency who will issue you with a voucher.