September 2017 Blog Posts (7)

Talk 'Benjamin Franklin in London' Tuesday 24 October 2017

Stourton & Kilmington WI are having an open meeting with a talk by George Goodwin, historian & author based on the British Life of American's Founding Father.  

Benjamin Franklin, statesman, diplomat, writer, important inventor and much more, lived in London for more than one-fifth of his life.  He dined with prime ministers, members of parliament, even kings. Member of the Royal Society and with an interesting mix of friends he was a long time loyal British royalist before…

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Added by Stella Parcell on September 30, 2017 at 17:04 — No Comments

Rare access granted to Longleat’s old deer park for Ancient Tree Forum walk

LONGLEAT isn’t just famous for its lions - it also boasts some of the grandest ancient oak trees in the British Isles. The Wessex Ancient Tree Forum (ATF) has been granted rare access to the old deer park – an area not usually open to the general public – and is hosting a walk on Friday 20 October which will take in Longleat’s many ancient and veteran trees from the Medieval period. These are survivors of the ancient Selwood Forest that bordered the estate. In fact, Longleat boasts the only…

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Added by Admin on September 22, 2017 at 12:04 — No Comments

Sad news

I am sorry to have to tell you that Dorothy Young (who used to live in Highfield in Coombe Street) has just died; she passed away very peacefully.  She is to be cremated at Yeovil Crematorium (Bunford Lane, Yeovil BA20 2EJ) on Thursday 28th September at 1:20pm.

Bruce Bower

Added by Bruce Bower on September 18, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Work Party at Pen Selwood Allotments

Jim Ebner and myself are holding a work party on Saturday to clear the site in readiness for returning the site to pasture. If you have any time available to give us a hand, please see the details in the Events listing. You'd be welcome to salvage any unwanted fruit bushes etc...

Added by Stella Parcell on September 15, 2017 at 11:01 — No Comments

Coffee morning result

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to our coffee and cake morning in aid of World Horse Welfare. We raised an amazing £245.39.

The winner of the quiz was Lorna Collins. If anyone would like a copy of the answers please contact Pat Cuthbert or Carol Nutter.

Added by geoff parcell on September 15, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

A303 Tunnel at Stonehenge confirmed

See BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-41227359





Details here…

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Added by geoff parcell on September 12, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

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