<strong>The</strong> <strong>Parish</strong> <strong>Magazine</strong> - <strong>July</strong>/<strong>August</strong> <strong>2022</strong> 7 PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS — 1 A service that will long be remembered Indy Biddulph Indy Biddulph Almost 300 members of St Andrew's Church, visitors and dignitaries came together on Sunday 5 June to celebrate Her Majesty <strong>The</strong> Queen's 70 glorious years of service. Local scouting and armed services organisations were represented by the flag bearers and the church choir was augmented by eight professional church singers. Lord Carey of Clifton, who was the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, preached, and <strong>The</strong>resa May MP who was Prime Minister from 2016-2019 read the second lesson. It was a service that will long be remembered and you will find more details about this and the Jubilee Indy Biddulph weekend on the following pages. Three firsts for Bertie the Buggy! Indy Biddulph Indy Biddulph Indy Biddulph It was a day for first time experiences! When <strong>The</strong>resa May MP unveiled and officially named Bertie the Buggy, she admitted that she had been asked to unveil many things in her political career, but this was the first buggy! Likewise, when Lord Carey stepped up to dedicate Bertie for service in the church, it was the first buggy he had been asked to bless. <strong>The</strong>n James, a well known and loved member of St Andrew's was taken on the first official ride around the churchyard by Rev Jamie. Bertie, was donated to St Andrew's by Christina Goodacre in memory of her late husband, Peter, and by Janet Robson, in thanksgiving for the work of the church. (<strong>The</strong>y are pictured above centre). Bertie will be used to help members and visitors with mobility difficulties to travel more easily between the disabled car park, Church and <strong>The</strong> Ark. Bertie was named in honour of <strong>The</strong> Queen's father, King George VI who was known by that name.