Bollington Church News is Published by the PCC Editorial Team: Revd Canon Veronica Hydon, Ann Stringer, Dave Williams, Anne Coomes e-mail: email@example.com Treasurer and Advertising Secretary: John Rickman Adverts: 01625 573817 Temporary COVID crisis distributors: The Ireland family, Christine Osbaldiston Please send any material for the next edition by 10 August 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org
The online edition is missing two pages. One of them is “Mousemakes”, the other contains the above editorial data. If you would like to download the full version in order to print off one or more pages, click here.
We would still welcome donations specifically for the completion of our Kitchen Development Project. Cheques should be made payable to: “The Anglican Parish of Bollington PCC” with “Kitchen Project” written on the reverse. Any surplus donations so designated will be used for general maintenance and regular outgoings. Thank you!
The online version is limited to 30 pages. One of the missing pages is “Mouse makes” from Parish pump. The full version of the magazine can be downloaded here. You can (if you wish) print individual pages from the download.
We have for many years had a parish magazine printed for sale and distribution either monthly or (more recently) bi-monthly. It has been available to members of our congregation, but also to a wider public who do not attend St Oswald’s on a regular basis.
The COVID-19 emergency has forced us to reconsider how we we can handle the publication of “Bollington Church News” during a lock-down.
We have decided, as an experiment, to produce an online magazine, which can be read on your computer screen. It is in effect a conventional magazine layout that can be read without the need to print it out. All you need to do is download it*.
*Your normal browser may allow you to open and read the magazine, but if not you will need a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. This will work on both PC and Apple Mac, and is free to download and use. Other pdf readers are available. Acrobat download link here.
It probably won’t be so easy to read on the small screen of a mobile phone – this would require a fully electronic version, which is not envisaged for the time being in view of the work required to achieve it.
When you open the file, you can read it either with full page width, or with one page per screen. If you use a tablet, it will be best to view it in portrait mode so that a page will fit on a whole screen.
It is possible to print off the magazine if you wish, but please note that there are 40 pages! (It is also possible -if you really want to – to print it in booklet form, double sided, so that you can reassemble it into a conventional format).