Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul 17

July 2017

On Wednesday 19th July we shall be visiting Upton Cressett Hall Nr Bridgnorth . This is an Elizabethan moated timbered manor house built around the 15th century – with a turreted gate house ! It was restored by William Cash in 1969 after it had fallen into a “sleeping beauty “decline. The price of the …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

Village BBQ 12 Aug @ 12:00

Village Barbeque Saturday 12th August 12.00 for 12.30pm On the Village Playing Fields Tickets £10.00 (£25 for family ticket) In advance from Janie Jones 831322, Wendy Griffiths 831522, Ishbel Yellowley 831159 Offers of help would be welcome- making salads and desserts and setting up/clearing away. Please contact Wendy or Ishbel if you can assist in …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

Ashford Carbonel Wine Group

A taste of Portugal and Spain The group left Ashford Carbonell on Sunday May 7th 2017 and travelled by coach to Plymouth for the overnight ferry crossing to Santander in Spain. The first night in Spain was spent at the Parador in Tordesillas where there was time to relax or have a swim before dinner. …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

June 2017

Phew! What a lovely hot summer’s day today was. Too hot to be out and about maybe, but just right for sitting in the cool of the village hall and being creative. The show and tell session saw a stunning quilt which had been 2 years in the making, but well worth the effort. The …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

June 2017

President Chris King welcomed members to the June meeting. After the business of the evening was dealt with she thanked everybody for supporting the Caynham Plant Sale which raised £480. As Caynham Ashford are hosting the June Evening Ramble details were discussed, the catering arrangements sorted and clarification of who was providing what was confirmed. …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

The Temeside Loop

Rumour had it that the Temeside had reopened. In fact, more than rumour as T1 had felt it his bounden duty to attend the first evening’s opening of the doors and so could provide a first-hand report. The Temeside has a special place in the heart of every Trevor and Trevorette. It was our very …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

Village Hall Update – July 2017

The Village Hall AGM was held on 23rd May and, disappointingly, with a relatively low number of villagers present. A very big thank you to Lynda Tilt, Shirley White, Chris Hewetson and Deborah Reader who have served on the Committee during the last year (and for many previous years) but have decided to stand down. …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

Foodie Friday – 28 July @ 7:45pm

Foodie Friday Night Ashford Carbonell Village Hall Friday 28 July 2 course Summer menu of Quiches, Salad and Dessert Cooked by Sally Loach £7 /head – sign up at the bar or call 831 322 Bar open from 7:30

Jul 17

Ride & Stride

It is the time of year again when, hopefully, three of us will be representing Ashford on the annual sponsored bike ride on Saturday 9th September. We hope that our little church will be again be open – with a partly restored roof to show off ! In past years we have, through our sponsorship, …

Continue reading »

Jul 17

Roof Repairs

St Mary Magdalene – Roof Repairs The re-tiling of the north side of the nave roof goes on apace and the roof will look very smart when it is completed.  On Saturday June 10th two stone masons ( plus Stephen and Lucy Treasure ) worked tirelessly all day to engrave peoples names or initials onto …

Continue reading »