5 Mar 2021 0 Comment

The fall of the large beech tree

In August 2020 after some windy conditions, a large branch from a Beech tree in the Church yard fell across the footpath and the bottom of the steps for the footbridge going over the railway line. The branch was cleared away so that the...
27 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Visit by Bishop Michael Hertford

We are delighted that Bishop Michael was able to undertake his long planned visit to us on Sunday 5th & Monday 6th July. He took part in our service at 10am on Sunday 5th (via Zoom actually from within the St Mary's building, while...
27 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Appreciations of Peter Ward

Many people will be interested to read ‘Peter Ward, An Appreciation’ by Mike Stanyon who succeeded Peter as President of HHLH&M (Hemel Hempstead Local History & Museum Society). Thanks to Barbara Chapman for alerting us to...
19 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Ted Adcook’s Memoirs

Most members of the congregation at St Mary’s will remember Ted Adcook who was such a character and who lived to over 100. Amazingly, Lauren Shirley (during Lockdown 1) has transcribed his memoirs and offers them here in the season...