Category Archive: News

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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May 29

Top of the Pots

The day was dry and bright and off we set, members and friends, for a day trip to the ‘World of Wedgwood’ in Barleston, Stoke on Trent. On arrival we had coffee and organised our day. We started with a tour of the factory where we learned about all aspects of the production, processes and …

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May 29

Britain on Film: Rural Britain

On Friday 19th May we had the most wonderfully nostalgic treat; a collection of archive film recordings, compiled by the British Film Institute, covering rural Britain from the early 1900s to the early 1980s. The earliest was a 1904 recording of haymaking; the most recent, a 1981 mini documentary about a proposed Cold War nuclear …

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May 29

Posh Jumble and Bric-a-Brac Sale 2017

People were queuing at the door an hour before the start of the grand jumble on 6th May and by 11.00 when it was supposed to start we had a full hall! Morning coffee with delicious homemade cakes was served throughout the morning. The leftovers were collected by Pam Reynolds from Leominster who sells it …

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May 29

Ceilidh Night 13th May

60 villagers and friends danced the night away to the amazing HiJinx Ceilidh Band last Saturday. Even though they were playing all afternoon at the Spring Festival in Ludlow Castle, Kitty Greenwood and her band still had loads of energy left to give us a very entertaining evening!! The Hog Roast was provided by Walls …

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