Alton Webteam: July 2016
* This past month has seen some very special occasions.
* Bob and Di celebrating their 25th Anniversary. A service at the church in the afternoon with favourite hymns and renewed promises followed by an afternoon tea when family and friends met together to help celebrate.
* Liz and Jane shared their 110th birthday celebrations. The venue was the Maltings. A buffet provided the energy to join in the dancing and the band Sharp Practice created a good atmosphere for all to enjoy.
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