Archive for November, 2008

Raise money for Bar ‘n’ Bus


STEP 1:  Just go to
STEP 2: When prompted, enter your name and email address and select bar ‘n’ bus from the list as your chosen cause.
STEP 3: Start shopping using the links to stores on the screen.

easyfundraising is a shopping directory listing some of your favourite online stores, including Argos, Next, Amazon, Debenhams, John Lewis, Toys R Us, HMV and over 600 other top name stores, including supermarkets and the vast majority of high street names. Whenever you shop with any one of them using the links provided on the easyfundraising site, you’ll generate a free donation of up to 15% of the purchase price every time! It’s completely FREE and simple to register and you won’t pay a penny more for your shopping. In fact you can even SAVE MONEY as many retailers give discounts.

Homeless Appeal

Homeless appeal from St Martins church Basildon
With the colder weather upon us, St. Martins church, in the centre of Basildon, are in touch with a number of homeless men who urgently need blankets, sleeping bags, tents, and warm clothes. Please have a turnout at home of any items that you are no longer using, and bring to St Martin’s, in the church foyer Monday to Friday 9 am-11 am.  
Many thanks.

The Religious Climate

The Religious Climate
The last Keene Lecture at Chelmsford Cathedral on Wednesday 26th November at 8.00 pm. The speaker is The Rev Professor Keith Ward, former president of the World Congress of Faiths.