The LINK" - is Datchet's popular Parish Magazine, published quarterly in March, June, September & December. It serves as a Link between Church and Village life and It is delivered to every house in the village, free of charge, by a group of dedicated volunteers who turn out in all weathers to make sure it reaches people; it is also sent out across the world to past residents and other interested parties who have requested their regular copy
First published in 1999 it has grown into the 32 page A4 document it is today and continues to be well received. The funding is met largely though advertising, charged at competitive rates, with the occasional donation.
The Contents cover a wide range of topics both sacred and secular, from Parish/Church News, the Datchet Village Parish Council News, Future Church & Village Events, School News from the 3 schools in the Village, CAB and other organisations such as RBWM Trading Standards, regular Reviews, Profiles of Village & Church Members, Local Services & Advertising and much more.
Regular features include, a page 4 highlighted topic—for example December 2017 was on the Homeless Project the church participates in during the winter months, and in June 2018 we were delighted to received permission to print the text of the Sermon given by the Most Revd. Michael B Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopalian Church in USA at The Royal Wedding other regular articles include Thoughts and Prayers contributed by a member of the Village or one of the groups or 3 schools, Village History Articles written by the well known, published local Historian Janet Kennish.
"The LINK Editorial Team is always on the look out for those who would like to contribute, news, articles & local Information. New advertisers and new distributors are always very welcome too.
Editor : Sally-Anne Jarvis telephone 01753 857403 e-mail: Sa_j2@btinternet.com
Advertising: Justine Elmore telephone 0771 034 7484 e-mail: Justine Elmore