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A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.

Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

More Parish Notes from John the Ticket

If what I have heard on Radio 4 is true, it has now been admitted that we will be less well off after Brexit. Surprise, surprise. Govt warns of six-month border disruption under 'no-deal' Brexit. Dear Theresa survives “no confidence” motion but some one hundred plus voted against her. Parliament must contain some of the most two faced persons, don’t you think? Well not too long to go ‘til UK government decides what they want to do.

In Robins, the children have been learning about repetitive poems. They have looked at some examples and thought about different aspects of them, before planning and writing their own version or an additional verse.

One of the poems they studied was ‘Move It’, by Michael Rosen – a rhyming poem about different ways to move/modes of transport. Year 2s not only had to make their new verses rhyme, but also had to add in adjectives to each of their lines.

Here is one of the poems, written by Freddie Scrimshaw:

You gotta move it
To prove it
Move it
To prove it.

Don’t make a huge fuss
On a big bus
Take a long trip
On a big ship.


The sharp-eyed amongst you may notice a change, minor to you, but a large one to the Ringers.  After twenty-one years as Tower Captain I am delighted to tell you that I have passed the position/keys/ropes over to Jacquie Hazell, who has run our practices for many months and has been our Tower Captain, in all but name, during that time.

There will be an information session for individuals wishing to stand for the next PC election (May 2019).

The session is scheduled for Wednesday 27th Feb 2019 at 6pm at the Town Hall Maidenhead


Reminder: Parish Council Meeting Dates

2019: 8 January,  5 February,  5 March,  9 April,  23 April (Annual Parish Meeting), 14 May (Annual Parish Council Meeting),  4 June, 9 July, 6 August (Restricted Agenda), 10 September, 8 October, 5 November, 10 December

Meetings are held in The Neville Hall starting at 7.00pm

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal  2018

Amount raised in the parish :       2015          2016           2017           2018

House to house                   £859.27     £1,046.57      £1,055.93      £1,074.98
Church collection                 594.50        489.51         534.27         717.74
Total                          £1,453.77     £1,536.08      £1,590.20      £1,792.72

Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful team of collectors – and also the Parochial Church Council -  another good result in this anniversary year.

Special thank you to Chris Howell for her help with deliveries and collections over the years

Having had the pleasure of serving in the role for twenty five years,  I feel now this is the right time to bow out.

Rupert Mcguigan is taking  over the reins in 2019 ; I could not wish for a better successor.

Anthony Boyd - Poppy Appeal Organiser

Welcome to 2019 and doesn’t the New Millennium now seem a long time ago?

If 2018 was a year of uncertainty in global politics and financial markets, let’s try to be optimistic for 2019. A Brexit withdrawal deal of some sort will be done because it’s in both sides’ vital interest to conclude one. It will go to the wire, as it always does and the wire might even be moved further down the track, even if our Prime Minister has to kiss Jean Claude Junker, poor thing, and shake hands with Jacob Rees Lost.


Royal Wedding On Friday 12 October

Thames Valley Police is as ever proud to be policing the forthcoming Royal Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Jack Brooksbank on Friday 12 October. The day provides an opportunity for our communities to join in celebration while showcasing Windsor to the world once again.

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