Hannah Gretton speaking about the work of the charity 'Safe passage'

Several Maidenhead Quakers attended an evening about supporting refugees, at Maidenhead United Reformed Church. We heard that a teenager stuck in the Calais ‘jungle’ for ages was now on his way to join his brother in London, assisted by Safe Passage – a charity that unites refugee children with loved ones in the UK. Maidenhead…

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Maidenhead Quakers present a cheque to the local food bank

Maidenhead Quakers present a cheque for £100 to their local food bank, Foodshare. Find out more about the great work of Foodshare, and how you could help: http://foodshare.today

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graphic of a holy book

Sarah Donaldson, a Quaker who grew up in Maidenhead Meeting and is now a barrister, took part in a Radio 4 discussion on ‘Swearing an oath’, along with Jasvir Singh, a family law barrister and chairman of City Sikhs, and legal commentator Joshua Rosenberg. A really interesting programme, well worth listening to on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09h2tkd The focus…

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new double-glazed windows at Maidenhead Meeting House

New double-glazed windows in our garden room make it warmer for all the groups who use the building, and are part of our Quaker commitment to become a low carbon sustainable community. They also provide a clear view of our much-valued courtyard garden, an oasis of calm in Maidenhead’s busy town centre.

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Maidenhead Meeting House

Our Meeting House at Maidenhead was owned under a long leasehold, of which 788 years still remained. This left us in an uncertain position in face of a planned redevelopment of the surrounding town centre. Through a legal process lasting nearly two years, the Trustees of Mid Thames Quakers have been able to purchase the…

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