Church’s milestone

IRONVILLE’S Christ Church will be celebrating the 160th anniversary of its consecration on April 16 - and will be inviting people to pop into see an exhibition of its past as part of a week of celebration.

The church will be open from April 15 to April 21 from 10am to 4pm each day, and visitors will able to look at church registers and records, memorabilia and photographs, including those relating to the history of the village.

At the 11am service on April 15, there will be special prayers to remember the church’s actual consecration.