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from the vicar . . . on the button We believe that some, possibly many people used to rely on the printed version of on the button for information about local events, including church services. We are therefore looking at the possibility of publishing a local newsletter that will be delivered to those who request it as; well as making it available via local shops, pubs, the resource centre and the schools. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in receiving this and cannot, or do not, gain access to the internet, please let me know. Email to news@arlesey.org.uk or telephone 01462 731227 or pop a note through my letterbox! If your organisation would like to contribute content or information about your organisation/events, again please let me know. I shall be holding a tea party/BBQ again this year on Sunday August 6th from 4pm. In case you don’t know, the Vicarage is on the corner of Vicarage Close, on the way between the Church and the Rail station! Everyone – young or not – is warmly invited. Best to let me know if you are coming, if possible, so that we can cater for you! There will also be a mini-auction held during the event in aid of St Peter’s Church Funds. Geoffrey What’s On? July 2017 Thursday 07 08 Local Election Election of two councillors for Arlesey Town Council See your polling card for details Friday Etonbury Green Wheel Consultation Arlesey Community Centre, 10.00am 2.00pm Saturday Gothic Mede Summer Fair 11.00am till 3.00pm Biggs Wall to be flats Hampden House, the old ‘Biggs Wall’ building, has been granted a change of use by Central Bedfordshire Council. The Office building seen as many to be a huge eyesore and needs demolishing has been granted change of use to 39 dwellings. The application was rejected initially, but new plans were approved on 22nd June 2017. The land behind the building is set to be developed as well at some stage in the future. 4 on the button issue 59 July 2017 | Services and Events at St. Peter’s Church for July are as follows: SERVICES Sunday 2nd 9.30am 11.15am Weds 5th 01462 834265 | Parish Eucharist, St Peter’s Parish Eucharist, St Guthlac’s 12.30pm Parish Lunch. Please contact Helen Bardell to book your lunch. Sunday 9th 10.00am All Age Worship for Sea Sunday Sunday 16th 11.30am Joint service at Astwick with BBQ. Optional walk from Arlesey before… Sunday 23rd 9.30am Parish Eucharist with baptism Sunday 30th 9.30am Parish Eucharist REGULAR EVENTS Tuesdays 10.30am Coffee Morning – everyone welcome 5.00pm Pebbles – for 5 to 10 yr olds Thursdays 1.30pm Little Fishes – for 0 to 5 yr olds, accompanied Vicar’s Tea Party 06 St Peter’s Church CONTACTS Vicar Reverend Geoffrey Boult t: 01462 731227 e: vicar@arlesey.org.uk Churchwardens Helen Frost t: 07982 714028 Helen Bardell t: 07967 144571 e: churchwardens@arlesey.org.uk Parish website www.arlesey.org.uk Our on-line calendar can be found at vicar.arlesey.org.uk/calendar.aspx or qrs.onl/cjdxvh Arlesey Methodist Church Details of Sunday Services at the Methodist Church in July are as follows: S  unday July 2nd 10.30 a.m. Preacher Mr Andy Searle of Hitchin S  unday July 9th 11.00 a.m. Preacher Rev Bob Forrest S  unday July 16th 11.30 a.m. United Service with St.Peter’s at Astwick followed by picnic lunch S  unday July 23rd 11.00 a.m. Preacher Rev Bob Forrest  This service will include Holy Communion S  unday July 30th 10.45 a.m. Section Service at Baldock Methodist Church. This will be the Farewell Service for Rev Bob Forrest upon his retirement On Saturday 29th July there will be the usual monthly Coffee Morning at the Church from 10.00 a.m. until 12 noon. Light lunches will be available to follow Contacts: Minister at the church is Rev Bob Forrest. Tel: 01582 727880 Mrs. Doreen Archer Tel: 731392 Mrs. Betty Joyce Tel: 731647 Miss Ann Archer Tel: 731392 Bookings should be made with Mr. Jim Webb Tel 731309 GET UPDATES TO the online magazine onthebutton.online@gmail.com | www.on-the-button.co.uk