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Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - June 2020

Wed 20 May '20, 15:38
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 '20, 15:21
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 '20, 17:35
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 '20, 19:55
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 '20, 16:57
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 '19, 17:12
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 '19, 15:33
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 '19, 18:27
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 '19, 18:03
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 '19, 17:16
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 '19, 19:20
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 '19, 18:23
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.

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2019

Mon 25 Mar '19, 16:58
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2019

John Roake talks about the Horsington "Welcome Home" fund that was agreed after the Second World War, the Parish Council reports on the recent refurbishment of Horsington's play area, and an announcement for Milborne Port Opera's next play in April.

Charlton Horethorne welcomes TV chef Lesley Waters

Sun 17 Mar '19, 20:51
By Sue Gudgeon
Charlton Horethorne welcomes TV chef Lesley Waters

Lesley has kindly agreed to share her skills to help raise funds for the Village Hall refurbishment. This promises to be a fun occasion with the opportunity to pick up tips from one of the country’s leading chefs.

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2019

Wed 6 Mar '19, 17:06
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2019

Fantastic news from Horsington Church School which has been rated GOOD after its recent OFSTED inspection, Jane Wilson delights us with a witty article on "Walkies", the latest letter from Rev. Kevin Rogers, and more.

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2019

Tue 5 Feb '19, 14:55
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2019

An interview with a local practitioner on traditional Chinese medicine, the first letter from St. John's new Reverend, memories of a pupil of Horsington School from between 1926 and news from Templecombe Scouts.

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2018 & January 2019

Tue 18 Dec '18, 16:28
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2018 & January 2019

Horsington's finger post restoration, the new Parish Priest introduces himself, a report on the WW1 commemoration event, poppy displays from Horsington Church School and the first report from South Cheriton United FC!

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2018

Thu 22 Nov '18, 18:08
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2018

"The Mystery of the Horsington Mill"; Jonathan Packer's research on the history of mills around Horsington, The Church School's grounds makeover, an obituary for Ronald Alan Peters, and the usual announcements.

Remembered in Horsington

Fri 16 Nov '18, 20:10
By Stephen Miles
Remembered in Horsington

Children from Horsington Church Primary School processed 14 silhouettes, representing the 14 Horsington and South Cheriton soldiers lost to WW1, from Horsington War Memorial to St John’s Church on Friday 9th November.

WW1 fallen ‘brought back to the places they left behind’

Wed 31 Oct '18, 15:13
By Stephen Miles
WW1 fallen ‘brought back to the places they left behind’

On Friday 9th November, St John’s Church will hold a memorial service for our fallen heroes of WW1, during which a contingent of soldiers and veterans will march 14 life-size silhouettes from the war memorial to the Church.

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