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Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2022

Fri 1 Apr 2022
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - April 2022

This issue has a nice article from local historian Susan Moore about her career in Family History, as well as lots of news from the local area, including the imminent arrival of "ultrafast" fibre broadband in South Cheriton.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2022

Tue 1 Mar 2022
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - March 2022

Horsington & South Cheriton street party for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, an update on Lloyds Mobile Bank in Wincanton, Horsington School rubbish scheme and a message from the Rector of Horsington Church.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2022

Wed 9 Feb 2022
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2022

The ladies' lunches, Bobologism 32, Repair Cafe in Wincanton, a book review of State of Terror, an appeal for new Horsington Church School governors, and a message from the Horsington Church Rector.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2021 & January 2022

Thu 9 Dec 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2021 & January 2022

Sicilian inspiration, a gardening club invitation, Horsington Church School Christmas card packs now available, a rare bat detected in South Cheriton, an obituary for Jeremy Elston who died on 18th September and a message from the Church Rector.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2021

Thu 4 Nov 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - November 2021

Susan Maltin, local historian, describes the Georgian town of Wincanton, a talk about Windsor Wood Hill, the community retreat located near Shepton Mallett, and Steve Miles writes about Horsington War Memorial Committtee.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2021

Tue 28 Sep 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2021

Jonathan Packer has patiently and expertly listed all the places within an hour where to hear good music. Go and support the music scene! Richard Gaunt reviews the 2021 Horsington Open.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2021

Fri 10 Sep 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - September 2021

Bob Jones writes about his first trip with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, a wonderful charity with a unique mission, and read about all the new exciting activities after months of restrictions, including the famous Horsington Open.

Shepton Montague Village Fete 2021

Mon 30 Aug 2021
By John Sykes
Shepton Montague Village Fete 2021

This Saturday, in addition to the usual attractions, they have introduced The Detectorists (have a go finding buried coins), "Made in Shepton Montague" crafts, jams and cakes, and a tent devoted to "games of skill" (an electrifying experience!).

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 - February 2021

Mon 1 Feb 2021
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - February 2021

Sally Packer recalls her visit to the Christmas light trail at Stourhead, Susan Maltin has been searching for articles related to the village in old newspapers, and an Italian recipe to keep you warm and healthy over the winter.

Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2020 & January 2021

Tue 1 Dec 2020
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - December 2020 & January 2021

Walks around Asian countries with Jane Wilson, meet the Parish councillors, learn to make profiteroles, find good reads for winter, our big crossword, what's on for Christmas, regular columns from the School, Church and others, with illustrations by Horsington Church School children.

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.

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