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Droxford’s New Heritage display now Open

In December 2019 new heritage displays were installed in the north aisle and present the story of Droxford in the Meon Valley from Mediaeval time to the 20th Century.  Also in this area are the panels which tell the story of Droxford and the part played by Droxford Station in hosting Winston Churchill’s train just […]

D-Day 70 Exhibition Open but event tickets Sold Out!

All our ticketed events are now sold out and please be advised that NO TICKETS will be available at the door, either for Tony Williams talk on Thursday 5th, or for the Tea Dance on Sunday 8th. However the D-Day 70 Exhibition is still open in the Church every day until 11th June – and […]

Timetable for Droxford Church application for Heritage Lottery Funds

The PCC and FODC have agreed to submit an Application for funds  to the Grants for Places of Worship (GPOW) Scheme (for more details click here) and to work to the following timetable:   31st October 2013 – submit draft 1st Round application to the GPOW Development Officer (DO) 29th November 2013 – submit 1st Round […]

Pyrenees Cycle Challenge – the Conclusion

John Jack’s Pyrenees Challenge is now concluded and donors are invited to complete their pledges at the MyDonate website:  mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/johnjack1   Challenge Conclusion – John Jack Following the treacherous and unseasonal weather in the Pyrenees in June – see my account in my July posting below – I completed the challenge in July when I cycled the Magnificat […]

FODC Open Meeting and Presentation May 2013

Open Meeting The Committee organised the Annual Open Meeting in the Droxford Village Hall on 23rd May 2013.  A record of this meeting is published on this website – click here to view Update Presentation The Executive Committee presented an Update of achievements in the past year – click below to view the presentation. FODC […]

Annual General Meeting

Friends of Droxford Church Annual General Meeting took place in St Mary and All Saints Church, Droxford on Friday 31st May at 7.30pm.

Pyrenees Cycle Challenge

Update from the Pyrenees by John Jack Introduction: Heavy snow and rain had fallen in the weeks before our arrival in the Pyrenees. The Col du Tourmalet was fermé throughout our stay and the road between Col d’Aubisque and Col du Soulor had been had been badly damaged by an avalanche, only re-opening Friday, 14th June – the day we […]

Pyrenees Cycle Challenge _ Update

John Jack’s Cycle Challenge has had to overcome challenging and unseasonal weather in the Pyrenees including the flood conditions on the Vielle-Aure:  Vielle-Aure in Flood  …and Snow on the Mountain passes, and unfortunately the Col du Tourmalet has been closed due to the appalling weather.

John Jack’s Pyrenees Cycle Challenge

“PYRENEES CYCLE CHALLENGE” In June John Jack will attempt to cycle the Pyrenean Cols which are regularly featured in Le Tour de France. All sponsorship monies will be donated to the Friends of Droxford Church.