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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.

Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2018

Mon 24 Sep '18, 16:05
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Villager Magazine for Horsington & South Cheriton - October 2018

Rock and Roll gossip by the musician Leila Moss, who composed her own solo album while staying in her father's house in Horsington, and an article on cider-making by Bev Benjafield.

The Bayford Book - launching 8th September

Wed 29 Aug '18, 15:14
By Brian Garton
The Bayford Book - launching 8th September

Last October, more than 100 people came to the Bayford History and Memories Exhibition. Many of them asked if some of the photos and articles could be turned into a book. The answer is yes, and it arrives on Saturday 8th September!

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July/August 2018

Mon 9 Jul '18, 15:17
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July/August 2018

A report of the colourful and lively Horsington Village Fete, Adrian Shaw's poem “The Old Railway Line$rdquo;, an article by Sheila Leaning on the Navajo code talkers during World War II, and more.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2018

Tue 29 May '18, 16:15
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2018

A train crash on the old railway going passed Horsington, a review on the latest Milborne Port Opera play and an article on the Perspex figures marking the 100 years of the end of World War I.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2018

Thu 26 Apr '18, 17:25
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2018

Jane Wilson delights us with her tale of 11 days spent on a cruise ship in Asia, it's soon carnival time at Horsington Church School and The Villager's team bids farewell to Les Graney, chairman of the magazine for many years.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - April 2018

Mon 9 Apr '18, 17:16
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - April 2018

John Roake tells us the story of the old railway line in Horsington, children in year 5 and 6 at Horsington Church School convert a Thomas Hardy poem to prose and Colin Gray shows us his talent as a watercolour painter.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - March 2018

Mon 26 Mar '18, 13:55
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - March 2018

Richard Gaunt of Milborne Port Opera tells of his history as a coarse actor, and Chris Bailward presents the third and final part of his cycle journey from Sicily to Somerset.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - February 2018

Wed 14 Feb '18, 15:52
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - February 2018

Historian Susan Maltin from Horsington tells us about her five minutes of fame on the programme “Who do you think you are” and her encounter with Derek Jacobi, and Horsington School prepares for its Summer Fete.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - December 2017 & January 2018

Thu 14 Dec '17, 17:08
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - December 2017 & January 2018

A tale by Mark Tucker about the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race he joined, Chris Bailward recounts his cycling trip which took him from Sicily to Somerset, and a farewell to Horsington's recently retired rector, Peter Hallet.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - November 2017

Fri 10 Nov '17, 15:50
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - November 2017

Horsington's cheese, Renegade Monk, won Gold at the Global Cheese Awards held in Frome, and an appeal for donations to replace broken play equipment in the village.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - October 2017

Sat 7 Oct '17, 16:25
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - October 2017

The Horsington Open golf competition's very successful fundraising, pupils from Horsington Church Primary School tell of their last days in year 6, and a very challenging crossword!

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - September 2017

Mon 4 Sep '17, 17:09
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - September 2017

The keeper of Horsington Church's clock, John Macdonald, explains his role, Angela Clayton, from the Parish Council, reports the latest Parish news, and The Villager remembers two residents who sadly passed away recently.

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