Stockbridge, Longstock and Leckford

in the TEST VALLEY BENEFICE.

Parishes of Leckford, Longstock and Stockbridge are in vacancy.
Please contact churchwardens with any queries.
Dawn Williams.  Leckford 810724
Maddie Hedley. Longstock 810284
Geoff Cox. Stockbridge 810055
 (all with code 01264)
emails:
Leckford: dawney542@btinternet.com
Longstock:
mjh723@btinternet.com
Stockbridge:
geoff@medlarcottage70.plus.com
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England v India: Rashid, Root & Morgan star as hosts win ODI series

Joe Root scores an unbeaten century as England beat India by eight wickets at Headingley to complete series win.

Man Utd can challenge Man City for title - Rooney

Wayne Rooney speaks exclusively to BBC Sport about Everton, Manchester United, England and his plans for after his playing career is over.

Liverpool make record bid for Roma keeper Alisson

Liverpool make an offer to sign Roma's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, reported to be £62m.

Alaphilippe wins stage 10 of Tour de France

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe claims an impressive solo victory on stage 10 of the Tour de France as Greg van Avermaet extends his overall lead.

The day 'The Myth' became a reality at Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo - who his new employers referred to as 'The Myth' - is presented as a Juventus player.

German Grand Prix: We've made too many mistakes - Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

Mercedes admit they have made too many mistakes and underperformed in the first half of the season.

How many French players? Who made your team of the World Cup?

With thrilling games, superb individual performances and huge shocks, Russia 2018 has been a classic World Cup. But who gets into your best XI?

Spanish champions Barcelona report record revenues

The Spanish football giant also says it is on track to achieve revenues of €1bn by 2021.

BBC Live Football Feeds and World Cup Football News

I didn't want to be 'dead weight' at Everton - Rooney

Wayne Rooney speaks exclusively to BBC Sport about Everton, Manchester United, England and his plans for after his playing career is over.

Liverpool make record bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Liverpool make an offer to sign Roma's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, reported to be £62m.

Nearly £450,000 of taxpayers' money spent trying to find London Stadium sponsor

Nearly £450,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent trying to find a sponsor for West Ham's London Stadium.

Rangers progress in Europa League after goalless draw

Rangers progress to the Europa League second qualifying round after a goalless draw with Shkupi in Macedonia.

Two-thirds of pitches at grassroots level 'inadequate'- FA

Only one in three pitches at across the country at grassroots level is of adequate quality, says the Football Association.

England beat Turkey 3-2 in European Under-19 Championship opener

England come from behind to beat Turkey 3-2 in the opening game of the European Under-19 Championship in Finland.

Yves Bissouma: Brighton sign Mali international from Lille

Brighton sign Mali international midfielder Yves Bissouma from Ligue 1 side Lille for an undisclosed fee.

Rhian Brewster: Liverpool forward signs new long-term contract

Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster signs a new long-term contract with the club, reported to be a five-year deal.

BBC Tennis News and Feeds

Andy Murray drops to world number 839 in latest tennis rankings

Andy Murray is now the British number 23 after falling to 839 in the world in the latest tennis world rankings.

Williams returns to world's top 30 after run to Wimbledon final

Serena Williams is back in the world's top 30 after reaching the Wimbledon final in only her fourth tournament back since giving birth.

Djokovic 'can dominate Federer & Nadal again'

Boris Becker, Tim Henman and Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou assess whether Novak Djokovic can challenge to be best male player of all time.

Wimbledon 2018: Lookalikes, champions' delight & best Wimbledon funnies

Watch the weird and wonderful moments from this year's Wimbledon, featuring a Johnny Deep lookalike, celebrities galore and a masterclass from Novak Djokovic.

Champion Djokovic doubted another Grand Slam win

Novak Djokovic doubted he would win another Grand Slam before ending a two-year drought by winning his fourth Wimbledon title.

Djokovic's son steals show during 'emotional' victory speech

Four-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic speaks emotionally about his son witnessing his 2018 victory on Centre Court.

Wimbledon 2018: Djokovic Jnr, roaring lions & a Wimbledon final masterclass

Watch some of the quirkier moments and best action from the Wimbledon final as Novak Djokovic wins in straight sets and makes an emotional tribute to his son.

Murray & Azarenka lose mixed doubles final

Britain's Jamie Murray and partner Victoria Azarenka lose to Alexander Peya and Nicole Melichar in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final.

BBC Live Cricket Feeds and Cricket News

Root hits unbeaten ton as England hammer India to win series

Joe Root scores an unbeaten century as England beat India by eight wickets at Headingley to complete series win.

Highlights: Root & Morgan see England home

Watch highlights of Joe Root and Eoin Morgan's 186-run partnership as England comfortably beat India by eight wickets.

Watch: Rashid bowls Kohli with 'an absolute beauty'

Adil Rashid bowls India captain Virat Kohli with a "delicious" leg-break for 71 during the third and decisive one-day international against England at Headingley.

County Championship: Sussex rally late on to halt Gloucestershire progress

Gloucestershire collapse late on day two to leave their County Championship match with Sussex in the balance.

Notts Outlaws v Durham Jets: Tom Latham stars in T20 as Durham win by 34 runs

Tom Latham's career-best T20 knock of 98 helps Durham beat Nottinghamshire by 34 runs in the T20 Blast at Trent Bridge.

Test Match Special to face Tailenders podcast in challenge match in Derby

Former England captain Michael Vaughan to lead Test Match Special team in challenge match against Tailenders podcast.

Glamorgan: Australian Joe Burns signs T20 Blast deal

Glamorgan complete a deal with Joe Burns to allow him to join fellow Australian Usman Khawaja as their second overseas player.

Josh Poysden: Yorkshire bring in Warwickshire leg-spinner on one-match loan

Yorkshire sign Warwickshire leg-spinner Josh Poysden on loan for the County Championship Roses game against Lancashire.

BBC Rugby News

Ellis Genge: Leicester's England prop ruled out until start of 2019 after knee surgery

Leicester and England prop Ellis Genge will not play again until the new year after having surgery on his knee.

Kieron Fonotia risks Samoa World Cup dream to 'hit ground running' at Scarlets

New Scarlets centre Kieron Fonotia hopes his decision not to play for Samoa this summer will not cost him his World Cup dream.

Morgan to leave Wales Sevens and make Ospreys return

Wales Sevens' all-time record try-scorer Luke Morgan is returning to 15s rugby with the Ospreys for next season.

Wales name strong Sevens squad for World Cup

Wales name a strong squad for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco between July 20-22.

Saracens: Liam Williams puzzled by Alex Goode's England snub

Wales full-back Liam Williams says he remains puzzled why Saracens team-mate Alex Goode is overlooked by England.

Carl Rimmer: Exeter Chiefs grateful for health after stroke forces retirement

Exeter prop Carl Rimmer is grateful to still be healthy having been forced to retire following a training-ground stroke.

Liam Williams: Lions star hopes for World Cup success with Wales

Liam Williams says he hopes to prove his fitness and play his part in a World Cup triumph for Wales in 2019.

No Wales approach for backs coach Jones - Scarlets

Scarlets say no discussions have been held about their backs coach Stephen Jones joining Wayne Pivac's future Wales set-up.

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St Mary's Church, Longstock



Longstock Vicar's Tea Party: Saturday21 July at 3.00-4.30pmpm. Longstock is holding a ‘Vicar’s Tea Party’ in the grounds of Braehead House, Longstock, at the kind invitation of Nigel and Maria Melville.   There will be sandwiches, nibbles, cakes and tea. Entrance £5.00 all in aid of St Mary’s Church, Longstock.   Hope to see you there, all are welcome. Please note the changed date. This was done as we understand that the Wimbledon Men’s Finals and the Football World Cup Final are scheduled for 15 July!

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