Once again the Children’s Society box holders have been very generous, the total sum collected was £1,051 which was a little above last year’s record. This was a combined effort between the three parishes of Feniton Payhembury and Escot aided by a few people in outside parishes.


This year the parishes of Escot, Feniton and Payhembury and Feniton WI joined forces and sent 184 Christmas shoe boxes to a Registered Charity called Christian

Now I see that Christmas cards are appearing in Otter Nurseries already it made me think that the Shoe Box Appeal will soon be upon us.

Could I ask that you begin thinking about it. This year there will be no pre-made boxes as we are changing our distributor, so could you look out for a shoe box and

We know when Autumn is here because the usual piece appears in the magazine from me. It's soon time to empty the Children's Society collection boxes!

If you have a box could you return it to me during the week commencing 12th November. Should you have difficulties delivering it please give me a ring on 850699


This year exceeded all expectations with 127 boxes being sent via Operation Christmas Child from the three parishes of Feniton, Escot and Payhembury. In addition to the boxes ,so generously filled, there was a considerable sum of money, in excess of £300 either from donations or raised from the Coffee Morning in October.

Our boxes went out on the first load to the children Albania. This will give pleasure to many children who are not as fortunate as ours.

Sheila Lanning