Category Archive: General

Aug 02

Christian Aid

Following from my heartfelt thanks in last month’s magazine, I can now report that we raised £636.23 from the village. WOW!! I did go to the service in Ludlow with the presentation where the theme was the devastating Hurricane Matthew that tore the island of Haiti apart in 2016. BUT thanks to the thousands of …

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Aug 02

Concert on a Summer’s evening

It was a beautiful Summer’s evening and Lee Jones and Geoff Ockenden came and treated us to another guitar concert in the church. A lovely time was had by all. The refreshing music was well accompanied by a glass of wine and nibbles during the interval. Lee and Geoff are hugely talented young musicians and …

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Oct 16

Attention Trevor update

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Sep 07

Westonbury Mill Water Gardens

We happened upon this delightful garden because Monty Don mentioned it in a summer gardening programme. Maybe everyone has already been there! The guy who has created it is a hydro geologist so as you can imagine, it includes ponds, streams and water features. Half of the garden is filled with masses of colourful and …

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Oct 27

Little Trebles

An Introduction to singing for 5-8 year olds. Every Thursday during term time 5-5:30pm At St Laurence’s Parish Church, Ludlow Free of Charge Contact:Gemma King 01584 872073 gemma.king@stlaurences.org.uk  

Oct 11

Ambulance Service providing First Aid Training on Wednesday 28th October 10:30am

Would you know what to do if some had a heart attack? Could you even recognise that someone was having a heart attack? The West Midlands Ambulance Service will be at the Village Hall on Wednesday 28th October to train anyone who wants to attend. The session is free and starts at 10:30am, please be …

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Oct 11

Where was the Post Office

There are several houses in Ashford Carbonel named after their former occupiers occupations, but during the last 100 years or so, the Post Office has moved around rather a lot. The first mention of a postal service is in Kelly’s Directory of 1870, when Richard Preece was listed as Post Office Receiver and shoemaker. The …

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Oct 11

A Visit to Hereford Cathedral’s Hidden Gardens

The extensive set of hidden gardens at the back of Hereford Cathedral are not usually on public display but there are times when they are open. On a recent Wednesday afternoon we were so pleased to see them and also to hear various gems about the cathedral’s history on our way round. Several years ago …

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Sep 05

Historic Churches Sponsored Ride

On Saturday 12th September Susannah, Jackie and Janie will be setting off on a sponsored cycle ride around as many village churches as possible in the day raising money, half of which will go to support our church and half to the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust to help other churches requesting grants. To keep our …

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Jul 13

Sports Sundays – 26th July and 23rd August– 11.00am

Sports Sundays – 26th July and 23rd August– 11.00am onwards Ashford Carbonel Village Playing Fields A fun informal and relaxed Sunday morning of games and matches. Open to all ages and abilities we would like to initiate tennis, cricket, football, frisbee, tiddly winks or whatever appeals to those that attend, everyone is welcome to join …

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