Tag Archives: St Andrew’s Church

“I’m Only Doing This For One Night”

On Saturday 23rd January, Doorway SleepOut 2016 took place in St Andrew’s Churchyard, Chippenham, 2 years after the previous one, and the 6th such event. The event was very successful, with around £10,000 being raised for Doorway funds. 34 people, … Continue reading

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Doorway Sponsored SleepOut 2014

On the night of Saturday January 25th, Doorway once again held a sponsored SleepOut, in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, venue for the previous SleepOut in 2012. I talked in the blogpiece about that SleepOut about the debate … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Simon, Chair of the Doorway Board of Trustees

It is with great sadness that we said a fond farewell to Doorway’s Chair of the Board, Canon Simon Tatton-Brown, when he retired from his position at this year’s AGM. As part of my Chief Executive’s report to the AGM … Continue reading

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From the Vicar – St Andrew’s Church Parish Magazine July 2013

Doorway Spring Fair On the late May Bank Holiday Saturday we had a fantastic Spring Fair for Doorway at St Andrew’s. A huge team of volunteers, generously supported by a willing public, raised a fantastic £3,000 for the work of … Continue reading

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Doorway and Me, by volunteer Derek

A piece written by Derek, a Doorway volunteer, for reading out at the Doorway AGM on Wednesday November 21st 2012, in St Andrew’s Church in Chippenham. Derek could not be at the meeting, so this was read out verbatim by … Continue reading

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Poems from Doorway SleepOut 2012

As written about elsewhere on this site, on Saturday 28th January 2012, the Doorway Sponsored SleepOut took place. This was timed to take place during Poverty and Homelessness Action Week, the theme for which this year was ‘Breaking Barriers’ – “Our … Continue reading

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Doorway’s Sponsored SleepOut 2012

This took place from 7pm on Saturday 28th January 2012 until 7am on Sunday 29th January at St Andrew’s Churchyard, Chippenham, with the superb number of 41 sleepers, of ages ranging from teenagers to pensioners,  raising (at current counts) at least £8500 … Continue reading

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