Alton Webteam: September 2016
Loo Paper Rolls Out Eco Agenda
Selling loo rolls has helped boost the flow of environmental action at one Hampshire church. It's among a stream of activities as part of the Anglican parish of Nursling and Rownhams — sometimes known as Twinspires — becomes engaged with Eco Church.
For more information and pictures go to http://arocha.org.uk/loo-paper-rolls-out-eco-agenda
Faith Fills The Fair
Passion for nature must lead to protecting nature. That's the message A Rocha UK chief Andy Atkins gave delegates at Birdfair — the wildlife lovers' 'Glastonbury'. A Rocha UK and A Rocha International have regularly organised the worship event there.
For more information and pictures go to http://arocha.org.uk/faith-fills-the-fair
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