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[24 Nov 2015]
Sir Tony attends General Synod with Oxford diocese

Sir Tony Baldry today joined other members of the Oxford Diocese to attend his first General Synod as an elected member.

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[23 Nov 2015]
Baldry encourages people to start Singing for Syrians

Rt Hon Sir Tony Baldry has given his support to “Singing for Syrians” a fundraising initiative for the most vulnerable people who remain in Syria.

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[20 Oct 2015]
Churches doubling as local community centres

SIR – Your report fails to highlight the role of churches at the heart of communities. They provide numerous services, from play groups and day care to lunch clubs for the elderly and support for the vulnerable. In some rural areas, the church may be the only public building still open.

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[16 Oct 2015]
Ensuring that church buildings are a blessing and not a burden

Every day of the year, churches across England are open for their local community, providing a place of worship and prayer and opportunity for encounter with God. Church buildings are also places for numerous services to the community, from play groups to lunch clubs for the elderly, to support and welcome for vulnerable people.

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[13 Oct 2015]
CBC Chair encourages people to respond to Church Buildings Review Report

Today sees the publication of a report which takes a wide-ranging look at the way in which the Church of England discharges its responsibilities for nearly 16,000 church buildings. It was commissioned jointly by the Archbishops’ Council and the Church Commissioners who have both given a general welcome to the report, concluding that it should be of wide interest around the Church and beyond.

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[11 Jun 2015]
Baldry gives speech at Glass Sellers’ Hall

Master, on behalf of all your guests, I would like to thank the Company for your very generous hospitality this evening.

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[5 Jun 2015]
Sir Tony Baldry to become Banbury Museum Patron

Sir Tony Baldry, who retired as MP for North Oxfordshire at the General Election, has agreed to become Patron to the recently formed Banbury Museum Trust.

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[1 Apr 2015]
Sir Tony appointed Chairman of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace

Sir Tony Baldry, who has retired as Member of Parliament for Banbury, has been elected Chairman of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace in place of Richard Millar who has retired after 12 years as a Trustee.

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[27 Mar 2015]
Tony Baldry to become a Patron of Katharine House Hospice

Sir Tony Baldry who is standing down from Parliament is to become a Patron of Katharine House Hospice. Shortly after the Katharine House Hospice was opened, Tony Baldry helped set up in Parliament with the late Labour MP, Jack Ashley, the first All Party Hospice Support Group.

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[26 Mar 2015]
Baldry welcomes £100,000 roof grant for St Mary’s Banbury

Banbury MP, the Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry has today welcomed news that St Mary’s Banbury will receive £100,000 towards the repair of its roof.