Category: News

January 26th Burns Night Celebration

What an amazing night we had to celebrate Burns Night, organised by Ishbel and David Yellowley! The Master of Ceremonies, Peter Stretton introduced Dave Froggatt who paraded the Haggis around the room before David Yellowley gave the traditional “Address to the Haggis”. We were entertained with live music and singing accompanied by harpist Hannah Coleman, …

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Mar 2019

There is a notable air of excitement in the village again, it could be the first signs of Spring or even England’s brilliant performance in the 6 Nations but it is more likely to be the forthcoming start of the bowling season.The regular bowlers have been looking forward to this, throughout the winter, and it …

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Cheese & Wine Tasting

Over 60 people came to the splendid cheese and wine evening held in November at the Village Hall. Tracey, founder of the Academy of cheese (ex co-owner of the Deli on the Square) did an amazing presentation of the cheeses – they were delicious! These were washed down with a wonderful selection of wines chosen …

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Village Hall & Sports Field survey

The Village Hall committee would like to carry out an informal survey to determine what activities villagers would like to see in the village hall and on the sports field. Once the new meeting room is built we will have more scope to offer events in the main hall and on the newly purchased sports …

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Carol Singing

Despite inclement weather conditions a large number of people (more than ever before) gathered at the car park just before Christmas and embarked on the annual tour of the village carol singing, despite increasing rain we soldiered on until we reached no 8 where Christine and a large number of guests gave us a warm …

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Village Christmas Lunch

On the first Sunday of December the Christmas festivities started for 33 lucky people, with a Christmas lunch of turkey and all the trimmings followed by either Christmas pudding ( I am reliably informed that the brandy sauce with the plum pudding had quite a kick), or cheese cake. It was a wonderful meal and …

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First Living Nativity

On a cold, clear evening in December, 50 people gathered on the playing field to join in our first re-enactment of the Nativity. Mary and Joseph came to Bethlehem joined by Shepherds, the Angels and the Wise Men who were following the Star and with singing and clever narrating the story was unravelled for us. …

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Spanish Art and Architecture

60 villagers and friends attended the Spanish Art and Architecture evening on 20th October. A great night with delicious tapas organised by the social committee. An interesting talk was led by Stephen Treasure and Janie Jones with accompanying slides and pictures. Many thanks to all who helped make the evening such an enjoyable event.

Poppy Collection

Thank you to everyone who helped with the village door to door collection and every-one who donated. The village collection raised £555.87 for the British Legion. Many Thanks Tony Freer

Remembrance Sunday

This year marked 100 years since the Armistice which ended the First World War, and the occasion was marked by a service in the church followed by prayers, the reading of the names of the dead and a hymn at the War Memorial outside the Village Hall, before the two minutes silence at 11.00. The …

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