Author Archives: gstrawford

A Balsam Bash Sat. 3rd. Sept.

This (pictured) Himalayan Balsam is massing on the village boundary from Kingsdown. Pockets of it have been found in South Wraxall. It is in the Environment Agency’s top 10 most destructive and costly invasive species list.  It is an offence … Continue reading

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Another award for the Longs Arms!

From Liz at the Longs Arms: Every year Bath Life celebrates the very best businesses in Bath at their highly prestigious Awards Ceremony. It happened this year on the 25th February at the Assembly Rooms where the Headline Sponsor was … Continue reading

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Himalayan Balsam problem

The invasion by Himalayan Balsam plants has started in the village! You can see it flowering now at Kingsdown en masse, but it has also been spotted in the upper village (on the verge opposite the Old Vicarage – Laura … Continue reading

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Dry car storage

Does anyone have spare storage space for a classic car? Steve Randall has been renovating a TR6 which shortly needs to over-winter in a dry space (we have no garage!). Money or barter (chimney sweeping/beer/chutneys…!) Any help much appreciated. Steve … Continue reading

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Wood for bonfire

We have a pile of sawn up fence panels and posts that would be good for a bonfire. With Nov. 5th. approaching we imagine they can be ‘re-homed’ before the hedgehog moves in. Gilly & Steve at 4 Churchfields Upper … Continue reading

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Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, March 28th in the Village Hall

“A musical partnership made in heaven. Scintillating, sensitive and brilliant.” – fROOTS Steve and I have enjoyed seeing Miranda perform with Show of Hands over the years and more recently as she has stepped more into the limelight in her … Continue reading

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Table top sale – tomorrow

Do come along to the village hall’s Table Top Sale tomorrow.  10am – 2pm.  Free entry! A miscellany of goods for sale; of note: Evolution Plants – this new business in the village will showcase and sell plants, rare and … Continue reading

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