Entries by Jo Duckles

Hope is at a premium

Hope is at a premium. This century has seen the fracturing of a former sense of security. Old orders fall away daily. Hope generated by the end of the Cold War has evaporated. Forces of darkness and war loom over every continent, writes the Revd Graham Sykes. 

Strictly Come Haddenham

STAFF, children and professional dance celebrity Brendan Cole strutted their stuff at an energetic celebration of 150 years of Haddenham St Mary’s CE Primary School. At the same event, last month, a new wing of the school, complete with four new classrooms was opened. Karen Collett, the headteacher, said: “We had a wonderful time. We

The first ever Mousefest declared a huge success

THE first ever Mousefest held in Drayton Parslow, Buckinghamshire, has been declared a huge success. The quirky event sparked media interest when on the first day organisers were interviewed by BBC 3 Counties Radio. Photographers snapped away on the Saturday, getting shots that were prominently displayed in the Bucks Herald. Susan Piddock, one of the organisers,