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Revision of the Church Electoral Roll

For the Annual Parochial Meeting

To be held on Sunday 30th April, 2017

Those who have recently become members of St. Mary’s (and those who have been members for some time and omitted to fill in a form in the past) are invited to complete an Electoral Roll Application form – available from the back of the Church – and return it to:

Barbara Holloway,

Electoral Roll Officer,

c/o The Parish Office. (01883 348751)

If you are already on the Roll and have changed your address during the year, please let Barbara know.

Put Your Best Foot Forward

with Walking for Health

Do you wish you did a little bit more exercise?   You are not alone.  A lot of people wish that they did more; we know how good it is for us but it’s so easy to find an excuse for not actually getting out and doing it.

Inactivity has been described as the new smoking in terms of its harm to health.  Regular exercise protects against overweight and associated risks of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and joint problems and it benefits mental health, too.  

The good news is that regular brisk walking is the perfect exercise for improving health.  It doesn’t need expensive equipment beyond a pair of comfortable shoes and it’s free and accessible to most people.  In a short time, a little regular exercise can significantly improve a person’s health, wellbeing and confidence.

A common barrier to walking regularly, however, is not having a companion to walk with.  Walking for Health is designed to solve this problem.  Our East Surrey Walking for Health scheme provides daily walks lasting from 30 to 90 minutes, led by friendly, trained volunteers in Redhill, Reigate, Merstham, Horley, Caterham and Lingfield. 

The walks are not cross-country hikes requiring maps, aren’t competitive and cost nothing.   They are sociable and open to all, giving people the opportunity to explore their local area in company whilst maintaining and improving their health.

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Page 1

Lifts to Church

Poem “Spring Pleasure”

Praying Together

Guided Tours

Page 2

Electoral Roll Revision

Jazz Afternoon for COAT

Walking for Health

Scouts Fund-Raising

Page 3

From the Registers

Munch with Music

East Surrey Walkers


Page 4

Chaldon & Caterham

Floral Club Meetings

Satisfied Seniors Get Active

St. John’s Church, Clareville Road, Caterham Valley

Tickets £7.50 each - including refreshments

Available from

Margaret 01883 380104

Phil 07905 718346

… or any COAT Committee member

Jazz Group

Caterham Overseas Aid Trust Presents

Saturday 29th April

2.30 - 4.30 pm

We raised £64 towards the Hut Roof

and collected 160 kgs of textiles for recycling.

We have another collection booked for the Summer term –

Sunday 25th June 2017

Kindest Regards:

1st Caterham St Mary's Beaver, Cub and Scout Group.

We are part of the national Walking for Health programme, which is run in partnership by the Ramblers and Mamillan Cancer Support. Together, we offer short, free health walks to help you stay and get active.  Your local walks are: Lingfield Byways; Bletchingley East & West; Tandridge; Godstone & Nutfield Marsh.  Also, try out our new YMCA walk, Queens Park (Caterham) walk and our Macmillan Cake Walk – for anyone affected by cancer (patients, carers, friends and family).

Also we are always on the look-out for volunteer walk leaders and assistants!  Details of all the available walks can be found online at www.ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk/walks.

If you’d like to join our walks, or know someone who might, please get in touch.  I’d love to hear from you.  

You can contact me at YMCA East Surrey on 01737 779979, or email me at:

Thank you!
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