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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.

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.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July & August 2017

Mon 26 Jun '17, 15:40
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July & August 2017

A family tells of their first experience of the Colour Run at Wincanton Racecourse this year, Horsington has its own cheese, called Renegade Monk made at Feltham's Farm, and a child from Horsington's School describes this year's Village Fete.

Charlton Horethorne Feast Day returns Saturday 24th June

Mon 12 Jun '17, 22:06
By Lucy Beney
Charlton Horethorne Feast Day returns Saturday 24th June

This summer, Charlton Horethorne will celebrate a Feast Day for the first time in many years. On Saturday 24th June the village will host a day of events and activities for the village community and visitors, raising funds for village societies and clubs.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2017

Wed 31 May '17, 22:53
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2017

John Vallins provides us with an update on The Horsington Provident and Friendly Society. Another story from Horsington's Primary School old days with Mary Watt's tell. Bob Jones relates an anecdote while a GP in Wincanton. Mediterranean birds seen in Somerset, from the series of articles on birds written by Keith Davies.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2017

Thu 4 May '17, 22:33
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2017

Pupils from Horsington Church Primary School recall their latest production, Christine Pratt updates on her annual trip to Zimbabwe, an obituary for Mr Tim Inglefield and a gardening article by Millicent MacGregor.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - April 2017

Sun 9 Apr '17, 22:19
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - April 2017

Reports on the Tusk Foundation's talk at St. John's Church in February, and BBC Somerset Radio's live show at Wincanton Library. New traffic control measures in the “Horsington Dip” and a programme of local film screenings combined with talks and workshops.

Milborne Port FC is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year

Sat 8 Apr '17, 08:35
By Simon Fox
Milborne Port FC is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year

Local businesses started Milborne Port Football Club back in 1891, and this year it celebrates its 125th anniversary. The club is holding a dinner at the Village Hall and invites all former players and supporters of local football to reminisce and celebrate this milestone.

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