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Church services resume – Sunday’s at 6pm

We are delighted to say that St Andrews church is now having a regular 30 minute all age, upbeat, service every Sunday evening at 6pm.  Covid secure with social distancing in the pews!  Do come along and receive a warm welcome.  Bells will be rung beforehand too .

Annual Plant Sale

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Hagbourne Garden Club will be holding their Annual Plant Sale at Hagbourne Pavilion on Saturday, 22nd May 2.30-4.30.
In addition to the selling of plants , there will be a Raffle, Cake Stall and Refreshments available.  Free entry and ample parking.
Any donations of plants to the Pavilion from 1.00 p.m. please.  Social distancing will be in effect. For further information call Sally on 01235 352275

HRH Prince Philip 1921-2021

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East Hagbourne Parish Council appreciates and respects the service of the Duke to the community and offers its sincere condolences to his family.

Easter Service – sunshine, singing & a success!

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Live Sunday services have started again in St Andrew’s church!
Around 30 people met together last Sunday for the first service of 2021! As it was a lovely evening we were able to sit outside which meant we were also able to sing some hymns!
It was also good to hear the bells being rung before the service.
We hope to have regular evening services during April and May at 6pm (check our website).
The morning service will continue online for now.

Update on Services in St Andrews during April 2021

Dear All,
Greetings! I thought it would be helpful to give a quick update on services at St Andrew’s during April. I’m now able to provide some services in church , in addition to the Sunday 1030am online service.  No need to book in advance, as I am happy we can provide a safe environment for the numbers who will attend.  We’re not allowed to sing in church, but we are allowed to sing if we are in the churchyard, so the 6pm service might well take place in the churchyard, weather permitting! All services will be fully Covid compliant.
Please note these are only the arrangements for April. I’m taking things one month at a time and so let’s wait and see what makes sense for May and beyond!
With every good wish,
Father Jason
Sunday 4th April 6pm  Easter Evensong
Sunday 11th April 6pm Evensong
Wednesday 14th April 10am Holy Communion
Sunday 18th April  6pm Evensong
Wednesday 21st April 10am Holy Communion
Sunday 25th April 6pm Evensong
Wednesday 28th April 10am Holy Communion
Sunday 2nd May  Evensong

Census day is here!

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With March 21 literally around the corner, Census 2021 is in full swing in Oxfordshire.

The letters, with your unique access codes, have all gone out and responses are already coming in.

“A successful census will help give the best picture of the needs of everyone living in England and Wales,” Iain Bell, deputy national statistician at the Office for National Statistics, said. “It helps us understand what our society needs now and what it will likely need in the future.

We’ve had a fantastic response so far, with so many of you completing the questionnaire on your laptops, phones and computers.
“It takes just 10 minutes per person to take part and if you can’t get online, there are paper forms available for those who need them. Now is the time to make your mark on history.”

A family member or friend can also complete the census online on your behalf if you give them the unique code you have received in the post.

Operating in line with the Government’s latest Covid-19 guidance, field officers will be deployed across the country to contact those who have not responded. They will offer help and advice to those who need it. They will also remind people that their census response is required by law.

This census is the most inclusive yet. Everyone can identify as they wish using search as you type online and write-in options on paper if they need it.

The questionnaire includes questions about your sex, age, work, health, education, household size and ethnicity. And, for the first time, there will be a question asking people whether they have served in the armed forces, as well as voluntary questions for those aged 16 and over on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Results will be available within 12 months, although personal records will be locked away for 100 years, kept safe for future generations.

To complete your census, and to find out how you can get help, please visit or call 0800 141 2021.