The door of the shed was jemmied again, damaging the bolt and lock; total waste of time as there is absolutely nothing in the shed worth stealing. The bird screen on the north door was forced open, fortunately only minor damage. A further small pane of glass has been broken to join the one broken a couple of weeks ago. Sad really.
The Benefice Choir is being temporarily revived and is looking for sopranos, altos, tenors and basses for three services which are planned for the next few months in St Mary's:
The restoration of the church organ is fully underway. On Monday a team of craftsmen travelled down from Durham and began the delicate task of taking the great instrument apart. In just a few short days the organ has been reduced to something that resembles an eccentric Heath Robinson jigsaw puzzle.