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Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July & August 2021

Wed 30 Jun 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July & August 2021

Charlotte Shaw, sculptor, reveals her garden exhibition at Longleat over the summer, Blooming Wild Nursery introduces their company and Horsington Church School shares their latest news.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2021

Fri 30 Apr 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2021

Episode 2 of the "Memories of schooldays" series by Serena Mortarotti, local historian Susan Maltin reports her research for Horsington in the newspaper archives, and announcements as activities start again in the area, and the pub reopens!

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2021

Thu 1 Apr 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2021

Sarah White writes about the Balsam Centre's situation over the pandemic, Richard Joyce tells the story of an unexpected mail at the Horsington Toll House, and Serena Mortarotti starts the "Memories of Schooldays" series.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2021

Mon 1 Mar 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2021

Mindy Lucas marks the 100th anniversary of The Villager, Horsington Church School's Headteacher reports the latest School news, and an update about the full fibre project from Wessex Internet.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2020

Mon 2 Nov 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2020

Horsington historian, Susan Maltin, reveals the village's link to Guy Fawkes, a new delivery service in the area, called The Doorstep Delivery Service, and an interview with Lewis Webb, founder of Somerset Stories podcast.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2020

Tue 6 Oct 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2020

Susan Maltin tells the story, through her father's memories, of the last commercial sailing ship to round Cape Horn, called the S.V.Passat, and Richard Gaunt reports on the 2020 Horsington Open.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2020

Tue 1 Sep 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2020

Let's celebrate with local residents Marcus and Penny their fantastic achievement in receiving Best British Cheese award for their locally produced cheese 'Renegade Monk', and 'Could Horsington become home to a national horticultural treasure?' asks Cecilia Bufton, chair of the charity Plant Heritage.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July & August 2020

Thu 23 Jul 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July & August 2020

Les Graney writes about meeting street children in Kolkota while on a trip to India, Gill Elston shares lockdown news from Horsington’s Village Hall Art Group, an appeal from project mbora in Malawi, and the latest news from the village, with games and entertainment to enjoy the summer months!

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - June 2020

Wed 20 May 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - June 2020

Updated news from Wincanton, VE Day celebrations in Horsington, a new Horsington resident writes about his decision to move into the area, a tale of Thanksgiving week in 1945 by John Roake and a watercolour explained by its artist, John Vallin.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2020

Fri 24 Apr 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2020

John Roake writes about the "Salute the Soldier" Savings Campaign in 1944, creative kitchen tips in the time of COVID-19, Horsington Church Primary news from Headteacher Mrs Alexander, and a crossword.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2020

Fri 3 Apr 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2020

John Vallin shares with us his reflections on watercolours, a guide on new ways to recycle locally, Milborne Port Opera has been nominated for five awards, and other news including a lot of cancelled events!

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2020

Thu 26 Mar 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2020

Jeanne Mortarotti celebrates Wincanton and all things new in town, Milborne Port Opera announces its next show taking place in April, "The Arcadians", and some bright news from Horsington Church School.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2020

Tue 28 Jan 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2020

"Return to Cuba"; a highly colourful and descriptive article from Bob Jones, a sharp article on cutting grass, a report from Charlton Horethorne and District Gardening Club and the monthly "Bobologism".

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2019 & January 2020

Fri 27 Dec 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2019 & January 2020

Sally Packer shares further snapshots of her trip to Ethiopia, news from Horsington Church School's fundraising campaign and a review of a Wincanton Museum and History Society talk by Brigadier Richard Folkes on the Glider Assault on Pegasus Bridge.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2019

Sun 17 Nov 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2019

Sally Packer gives us a few snapshots of her recent trip to Ethiopia, reports from our community, from the churchwarden, the school's Headteacher, the WI, Reverend Kevin, and event notices for the coming months.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2019

Tue 1 Oct 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2019

An article on the last five years of Stowell Hill Stud, the one and only recipe for Pasta Carbonara, a report on the Horsington Open charity golf competition held in September, and the Horsington Church School crowd funding appeal.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2019

Mon 2 Sep 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2019

A trustee describes the role and challenges of the Balsam Centre in Wincanton, the Headteacher at Horsington Church School launches a crowd-funding campaign to help finance much needed repairs, and a report on the finger post restoration around the villages.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July/August 2019

Mon 1 Jul 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - July/August 2019

An interview with Michael Boulton, potter, who recently came to live in the village, a summer crossword, a report on the Summer Village Fete, and the latest development at Feltham's Farm cheese barn by its owner, Penny Nagle.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - June 2019

Sat 1 Jun 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - June 2019

A beautiful recollection of Horsington just after the war written by John West, a report of Milborne Port Opera's very successful production of "Anything goes", and a letter from Reverend Rogers.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2019

Wed 1 May 2019
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - May 2019

Sally Packer tells us in details the story of the Monarch's Way, the TEDx event is coming for the first time to Sherborne on the 9th of May 2019, and the usual notices from the School, the Church and the villages around.

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