Funeral held for Margaret Linton

Funeral held for Margaret Linton

The funeral of popular local figure Margaret Linton took place on Friday at St Thomas’ Church. The ceremony, designed by Margaret, included some of her favourite songs together with the reading of poems especially written for the service by family and friends.

Parishioners at a Datchet church to raise the roof with 700 hymns

Parishioners at a Datchet church to raise the roof with 700 hymns

St Mary’s Church, Datchet, sister church of our own St Thomas’ Church, is preparing to raise the roof with a musical marathon as its three-year, £300,000 fundraising campaign draws to a close. Parishioners will take on a 31-hour sing-a-thon challenge, performing all the hymns and music in The New English Hymnal.