Stockbridge, Longstock and Leckford

in the TEST VALLEY BENEFICE.

St Peters from Clock Tower.Photo by Paul Kidd.JPG
St Peters from Clock Tower.Photo by Paul Kidd.JPG
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
Pauline Webster. Stockbridge 810827  (all with code 01264)
emails:
Leckford: dawney542@btinternet.com
Longstock:
mjh723@btinternet.com
Stockbridge:
geoff@medlarcottage70.plus.com
pauline.webster@btconnect.com

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