AN IMPRESSIVE Carol Service was held in the Parish Church on the third Sunday in Advent at 3pm. This Candle-light service was led by Vicar Rev Richard Ward-Smith, with carols accompanied by Bude Town Band under the conductorship of Myra Inch. The service commenced with the lighting of the third ring of candles on the Advent Candle Tree and this was performed by Bridget Inch. Lessons were read by: John Cleave, Shorne Tilbey, Barbara Usher, Edward Hobbs, Sue Ashmole, Ginnie Painter and Barbara Wickett. The offertory was taken up by Frank Whitehead and John Cleave. The Church had been transformed with greenery, purple ribbons and burning candles for the occasion.