What do you think of when you hear Church bells ringing? Weddings? Special National Events, such as Remembrance Sunday? Or do you think of the picture of the village green with the sound of leather on willow and the local village church in the background? You may have heard in the media that to remember … [Read more…]

Parish Hall Restoration Project

An update by the Rector in collaboration with Mrs Jenny Shufflebottom – Chair of Nether Alderley Parish Council and Mr Martyn Bale – Chair of the Parish Hall Restoration Committee The aim of the Parish Hall Restoration project is to repair, refurbish and improve the Parish Hall.  Key to achieving this is the £145,000 that … [Read more…]

Oasis Centre – We need YOUR help

The Oasis Centre has recently applied for a significant funding grant from the Skills and Opportunities fund at NatWest bank. If we are successful in the application, it will fund our entire RE-SKILL programme for 18 months. RE-SKILL is all about bringing people from hopelessness to aspiration, and it does this by providing our clients … [Read more…]

Social Committee Update

We had a quiet think about Janice much missed. We took the minutes for June 9th as read and accepted. At our last meeting Janet had in hand £106.00. At the time of the flower tea party there was a shortage of teaspoons and desert spoons in the hall cutlery collection. With apologies Janet decided … [Read more…]

Oasis Centre News

New Team Members This summer has been a time of transition for the team at the Centre, with Stuart and Mike moving on after years of faithful service. I have stepped back into the day to day management of the Centre for the time being, and am loving being up close and personal with all … [Read more…]

An English Vicar In Ukraine

The Revd Jon Hale recently visited Ukraine – his third visit in the last 7 years.  On Tuesday 21st November at 7.30pm come to St.Philip & St.James Church, Alderley Edge when Jon will speak on: AN ENGLISH VICAR IN UKRAINE The church heating will be on – and you are asked to make a donation … [Read more…]

Organist and Director of Music for the Benefice

We are ‘recruiting’ for a self-employed Organist and Director of Music for the Benefice – the advert is published on the Diocesan website: If you know of anyone that might be interested in this role, please pass on this link or for any questions please email Rev’d Hale on