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St John’s

St John’s Summer Fayre – changes afoot!

A cheque for £10,202.39 was presented to the Rector on behalf of the Summer Fayre committee at a ceremony in the Schoolroom on the 26th of September.   On the same evening, Jill White stepped down as secretary and Andrew Singer stepped down as chairman.  Jonathan and Karen Lewis ‘volunteered’ to be chairman and secretary…

St John’s Summer Fayre Presentation Night

Andrew Singer, Chairman of the St Johns Church Summer Fayre Committee presented Ruth Birch, Peoples’ Warden of the Parish of Newton Nottage Porthcawl with a cheque for £9,730.87 in respect of the money raised at the Summer Fayre in July during an evening in the Schoolroom. Ruth accepted the cheque on behalf of the Parish…

St John’s Summer Fayre – Poster Competition

A wonderful event again this year, perfect weather and lots of people, making over £10,000! Our poster competition was a huge success too. We had over 140 entries from pupils in four different schools—Newton Primary, Porthcawl Primary, Porthcawl Comprehensive and St Clare’s. Thank you to everyone – the pupils for their fantastic designs, the teachers…

St John’s Summer Fayre July 2016

This is getting ridiculous, it is now the fourth year in a row that we have put the gazebos away dry!  I do not normally take much notice of the weather forecast but so many people had said that it was going to be a washout that I started looking. They were right, rain and strong winds were forecast so my grandchildren…

Building Works at St John’s

Taliesin Conservation Ltd will begin the works at St John’s on Monday 8th February 2016. The work is to be completed at the latest by Palm Sunday. Sunday services will be unaffected; weekday services will take place in the Schoolroom. The work to be completed includes the following: The failed paintwork in the Tower will be removed, various repairs to the stonework…

Christmas Floodlighting of St John’s Church, Newton

After an absence of several years the floodlights at St John’s Church have been switched on again and a celebration was held in the Ancient Briton to mark the event.  The Newton Brownies started the evening by singing Christmas carols and a selection of the Brownies songs, with actions!  Then followed an evening of carols,…