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Firstly this month a tribute, and a thank you. Those in Feniton particularly will have known Val Jones, who sadly died in June. Val partnered with Brenda to produce the Escot, Feniton and Buckerell parish magazine until that same month. Val brought much energy and vitality to all she did. We miss you, Val. Our

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A whirlwind passed through our house last week. A delightful one, the energy and buzz of six of our son’s friends, enjoying that idyllic time after exams, their final

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Just under 30 years ago I met Margaret Thatcher. Well almost – I was in the same room. Whatever you may think of her, she was a scientist, and thankfully understood at a pivotal stage that we humans may be changing our climate. She was therefore a strong advocate for new government funding of research, and

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Once upon a time there were three lovely parishes called Escot, Feniton and Payhembury. They nestled cosily together in the equally lovely valley of the River Otter.

Well we will soon have this cold winter behind us, already signs of life in the beautiful snowdrops and early daffodils. We have had an interesting month. We met at Payhembury for a team P.C.C. away day. The theme of the day being faith, hope and love. We realise that as a Church we need to be reflecting those three fruits in