Category Archive: General

Dec 15

Halloween Party

Lots of ghosts and ghouls came and enjoyed playing games organised by Wendy Griffiths and Sally Swann. One of these involved being blindfolded and pinning the spider on its web, wizardly tricky to do. Putting an After Eight on your forehead and then, without touching it, wriggle it down your face to your mouth was …

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Dec 10

Autumn Coffee Morning

The Festive season got off to a lovely gentle start on Saturday November 10th with the Autumn Coffee Morning, in aid of St Mary Magdalene church. A cup of coffee plus a selection of delicious cakes were available to be ooh’d and ahh’d over whilst sitting chatting with friends. There was a chance to win …

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Nov 08

Caynham Christmas Tree Festival

The preparations for the seventh annual Christmas Tree Festival, at St Marys Church, Caynham are well under way. This year the theme of the Festival is “A Christmas Poem”. On Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of December, the Church will be open from 10 am till 4 pm. Entry is Free. There will be Hot …

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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  

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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