THE vicar of Pershore Abbey would like to borrow a donkey. “We like to include a donkey in our Palm Sunday procession across the park,” says Revd Claire Lording, “but so far haven’t been able to borrow one. Can anyone help?”

Palm Sunday is 14th April, a horse box can be parked near the Abbey door and the 20 minute procession starts at 10am. Offers can be made to the Abbey office on 01386 552071 or by email to