THE Christmas Craft Fair at St.J ames' Church last week end was great success. The weather held for it and Saturday was very busy indeed. Many thanks to all the helpers in the kitchen and with the tables. They know who they are!

The next Indoor Flea Market in the Church is next Saturday, December 3 from 9am-3pm. Tables are just £5. Come along and look for bargains.

Excellent refreshments - bacon baps, hot sausage rolls etc. Entry is free. 01684 310289

Next Wednesday, November 30 is the turn of St.Wulstans Christmas Fair, held in Welland Parish Hall. This is an annual event to raise money for the Church where Elgar is buried. Entrance is £1.50 to include refreshments. Many stalls selling a variety of items. Tombola and raffle. Do come along to support this worthy cause.

On Sunday, December 4 the Welland Pre-school will be holding their Christmas Fair in the Parish Hall. This is another annual event and fund raiser for this excellent pre-school.

Last but not least The Malvern Salvation Army Choir and Band, will be performing in St.James' Church on Saturday evening, starting at 7pm.

Entrance is free but there will be a retiring collection. Refreshments will be available. All monies will go to the Salvation Army. This is an enjoyable part of the Church's outreach.

There will be no service here at St. James' this Sunday. It will be at St. Gabriels Hanley Swan and starts at 9.30am.