A group of local runners gathered in The Mill Forge car park today to be collected by The One Show minibus and taken to their starting point at Kirkpatrick Fleming to join the other runners and run their mile for Sport Relief.
The group were passing though our region on their way from The Isle of Mull in Scotland to The Mall in London in 10 days from 16th March.
Congratulations and well done to all the runners!!
One of our ministers used this blessing in The Mill Forge today. Lovely words for a wedding ceremony !!
"Now you will feel no rain, For each of you will be shelter to the other. Now you will feel no cold, For each of you will be warmth to the other. Now there is no more loneliness for you. For each of you will be companion to the other. Now you are two bodies, But there is only one Life before you. Go now to your dwelling place, To enter into the days of your togetherness. And may your ...
It's always an emotional moment in The Mill Forge when the minister says, "You may now kiss the bride..."
Mothers weep, fathers give a manly cough into their hankies to hide a tear, flower girls jump up and down - and the groom kisses his radiant bride.
However, our wonderful minister Jack Strachan gets very caught up in the moment as you can well see - this groom had a bit of a choice to make... hmmm, let me think, shall I kiss the bride or the minister? Thankfully, he made the right choice and opted for ...