How can you support
Friends of the
In November 2016,
we launched 'Friends of the Heron'. This replaces 'Christchurch Village
Resource Centre' as our 'umberella' organisation, as we felt that this
name had become misleading to people, and no longer reflected what we
are about. Friends of the Heron is an informal group which will usually
meet twice a year to provide feedback on how the magazine is going, and
to help with future plans. It will also provide a management committee
to oversee the work of 'Heron Publications' - the constitution can be
We would like as many of you
as possible to sign up to become members, especially if you are already
connected with the Heron on the delivery team, or as a contributor. If
you are interested, please contact us on 01354 638 990
If you live in the
Christchurch, Euiximoor or Tipps End area, then you will have your Heron
delivered by one of our team of volunteers. We are always happy to hear
from anyone else who would like to join the team, even if only to provide
cover while people are on holiday. To find out more, please call our delivery
coordinator, on 01354 638 478
If you would consider paying a subscription of £12 per year to cover the cost of receiving The Heron delivered to your door, now that we no longer receive a subsidy from the Parish Council, we would be most grateful. Please use the BACS payment listed below, or, drop it in to The Old School, Church Road, or, The Ferns, Padgetts Road.
If you live outside our delivery
area, or have friends or family in other areas who would like to have
paper copies of the Heron, you can take out a Postal Subscription. click
here for details
is delivered free to houses in Christchurch, Euximoor and Tipps End, though
we do charge for those which are sold in the health centre and other local
outlets.We no longer receive a subsidy from the Parish Council but receive revenues from
advertisers, occasional fundraising events and donations from readers.
We often receive 'one off' donations, while others donate regularly by
standing order. We are very grateful for all these gifts, which are a
great encouragement to us, as well as helping us to improve the magazine,
and to make us more financially secure.
Thank you for all your support
Payments can be
made; in cash, or by cheque, made out to Heron Publishing - please
put in a sealed envelope with your name and address on the outside (if
you would like an acknowledgement or receipt) and put in the letterbox
Ferns " Padgetts Road, Christchurch,
"The Old School"
Church Road, Christchurch.
Why not pay
online via BACS?
Account: Heron Publishing
Sort Code: 53-81-42
Bank Account No: 04140109.
Please email on firstname.lastname@example.org
if you contribute this way to let us know.
AND THANK YOU!