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[20 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Theme Nights at the Hall | 477 views]

Over the last 13 years or so, we have held a “theme night” once or twice a year. Themes have ranged from nights related to different countries to a variety of other themes:

Tramps Night (1999)
Soup and Cider Night(25th November 2000)
TV Dinners (17th March 2001)
Heroes (24th November 2001)
Tramps Night again (29th March 2003)
Posh Night again (8th May 2004)

French Night (November 1997)

Scrumpy Night (March 1998)

Posh Night  (23rd March 2002)

Caribbean Night (29th November 2003)

Italian Night (20th November 2004)

Medieval Night (14th May 2005)

School Dinners (25th March 2006)

Featured, Umborne Ug »

[14 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 2010 photos | 515 views]

Rick & Eleanor Wood

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[14 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 2010 | 540 views]

Yesterday, as most of you know and indeed as most of you were there at the hall, we had our annual event called the Umborne Ug. This is a demanding 10k race which attracted 54 runners on a day of glorious sunshine.The race was run by Garry Perratt in a new record time of 41.00 minutes. Garry has helped us with the Ug and other things like the Grizzly marshalling over the years so his triumph was well received. The first lady home was Honiton’s Judy Davey. The winners received …

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[14 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on “Spring in the valley” | 269 views]

Cold and dry
 
It will come as no surprise to everyone to hear that this Spring’s rainfall totalled just 140.2mm with rain on just 32 of the 92 days. Though actually, that was the same figure as last year which had rather over 161 mm. Compare those totals with Spring 2008 with over 260mm!
The last time we had two air frosts in May was in the last Millennium, and the nights have been particularly cold this spring, with an average minimum temperature of just 2.75C , along with 23 appearances of …