Category Archive: News

Sep 24

Clever Girls

During the past months five of our members have worked very hard and put in many hours preparing their entries for both the Shrewsbury Flower Show and Burwarton Show. Both shows are held in early August which means twice as much work. The standard in both these shows is very high, the rules and regulations …

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Sep 24

In Memoriam

We are very sorry to report the sudden death on 14th July of Bronwen Coldwell at the age of 81. From her arrival in the village on Derek’s retirement over 25 years ago she has been an active and much loved member of the village community. Bronwen served as President of the Village Hall Committee …

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Sep 24

Historic Churches Ride & Stride

It was a day to remember to have Mike and Amanda`s wedding on the same day -we do not often have such joyful occasions … Pity the weather was not so accommodating!! I had a lovely day too – although I did get VERY wet three times – rather like a typical April day though …

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Sep 24

St Mary Magdalene Church, Ashford Carbonel is open for business

We have come a long way in the six and a half years since the Restoration Project bank account was first opened! It is a remarkable achievement to see the north nave of the church roof finally restored and the church open daily once again. Last year a number of community events were organised created …

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Sep 24

Important Notice

Several people in the area have reported suspicious telephone calls purporting to be from Bank or Building Society, saying “We are checking your details and have your card number as 1234, and when you say no that’s wrong, they ask for the whole card number. Or they say “You have won….”, and ask for your …

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Sep 24

Village Barbeque

A big, big thank you to all those who helped with and all those who attended the Village Barbeque on Saturday 12th August. The weather was unusually cooperative (for this August) with lovely warm sunshine – the impressive array of gazebos / marques was needed for sun protection rather than rain sanctuary. Over 90 people …

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Sep 24

Strawberry Tea in June

Thank you to all who came to the lovely afternoon which by now does seem a long time ago! The Turnout was fantastic and it didn’t really rain. We are always indebted to all the support in helping with the event – setting up and packing away; help in the kitchen which did seem full …

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Aug 07

Car Boot 2017

Unfortunately there will not be a car boot this year. Hopefully we will return bigger and better in 2018. Village Hall Committee

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. …

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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 …

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