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[26 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Umborne Trustees Meeting 15.12.10 | 524 views]

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE INSTITUTE TRUST
At Little Yardbury
Wednesday 15th December 2010 at 7.30pm
MINUTES
1. Attendees
Rob Summers (Chair) Paul Galloway (Hon Treasurer) Ted Townsend (Hon Secretary), Eleanor Wood, Kimmo Evans, Liz Gosling, Sue Gush, Paul Forster, Neville Cheeseman, Janet Coman.
2. Apologies: Peter Rugg
3. Minutes of the meeting on 14th October 2010
Were approved, signed and released to the website.
4. Matters Arising:
None
5. Correspondence:

Final cheque (for £83.00) received from EDDC

There is a possibility of further funding – this time from the Parish Council, once their budgets have been approved, in January

The Performing Rights …

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[14 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Local Personalities | 563 views]

We would like to feature many local characters, with their permission of course, on this page. Articles, photos etc. to me please.
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Peter Rugg

The Reserve Police Officers of Great Britain  by Rod. G. Attewell

Farming News 10th April 1992:

Western Morning News  19th March 1993:

Peter Lea-Cox

Peter Lea-Cox studied at the Royal Academy of Music in the 60‘s, and then got a teaching job at Oundle School in Northampton for five years, as an assistant music master. From 1973 to 1986 he was on the …

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[13 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Shute – recent history | 584 views]

This section is devoted to articles and photos of recent events and occasions in the Shute /Umborne area. If you have any cuttings, souvenirs, photographs etc., please let me have them so I can scan them on to this page. This is just the beginning.
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1. The Armada 400th Anniversary Celebrations – July 1988

2. A brief History of Shute

3. Seat donation at Haddon Corner, Shute

Haddon Corner, c 1945

4. Councillors’  Plaques presented  1987

5. Royal Golden Wedding  1997

6.  Queen’s Golden Jubilee 2002

Rick Wood

Community, News »

[11 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Umborne Stumble Pioneers | 529 views]
Umborne Stumble Pioneers

UMBORNE STUMBLE FILLS THE SPOT
On 28th December 2010 fourteen people attended The Umborne Stumble – a dog- and visiting granny-friendly walk across the fields, followed by cake and mulled wine.
Looks like they enjoyed it.

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[8 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on January Parish Magazine Article | 474 views]

This should have appeared in the January edition of the Parish Magazine but the editor was having computer problems at the time, so apologies – Rick
Umborne Hall News First of all – a very happy New Year to you all from the Umborne and Shute Valley.   Ann Shepherd and Jan Coman sent this report on the Children’s Christmas Party held in the Hall on Saturday 4th December:
A momentary break in the icy weather meant the Umborne Children’s Christmas Party went ahead as planned. …

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[8 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Hall Bookings and Conditions of Hire 2015 | 2,160 views]

UMBORNE HALL
Registered charity 283862
Umborne Hall Available for Hire
Don’t forget that our lovely Umborne Hall is available for private hire – an ideal venue for parties, weddings, family gatherings, meetings, children’s parties etc. with the most amazing 360 degrees of countryside views, parking, stream-side setting and great indoor facilities.
Please contact our bookings secretary Mrs Sheila Townsend (01297 552513) to check availability, to make bookings or for further enquiries about hiring the Hall.
 
Charges and Conditions of Hire 2015
1. Hirers of the hall for any event are responsible for ensuring that there is …

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[8 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Umborne Institute Trustees Meeting 14.10.10 | 605 views]

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE INSTITUTE TRUST
At new Umborne Community Hall
Thursday 14th October, 2010, at 7.30pm
MINUTES

Attendees:

Rob Summers (Chairman) Paul Forster, Eleanor Wood, Peter Rugg, Kimmo Evans, Liz Gosling, Sue Gush. Ted Townsend (Secretary), Neville Cheeseman, Janet Coman

Apologies:

Paul Galloway (Treasurer)

Minutes of the meeting on 22nd September were approved, subject to a footnote reflecting changes of dates. They were approved for signature and publication subject to these amendments.

Matters Arising:

None

Correspondence:

None

Secretary:

Agreed that Ted Townsend would update the hall booking procedures and incorporate the latest local prices (provided in detail by Jan Coman) into a …

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[6 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on SUMS – Shute & Umborne Meteorological Society | 489 views]
SUMS – Shute & Umborne Meteorological Society

Sums (Shute & Umborne Meteorological Society) is a group of locals who are interested in the weather and recording things like rainfall, maximum and minimum temperatures etc. It is a very informal group who occasionally email and exchange information – or if we miss a day’s recordings, fill in with someone else’s details!
Peter Lea-Cox is of course the Grand Master and every month he supplies a summary of the weather for that month which we put on the website. Other members include Rick Wood, Neville Cheeseman (who also sadly records …

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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Dates for your 2011 Diary | 634 views]
Dates for your 2011 Diary

Saturday  19th March  7.30pm – Theme Night in the Hall – the first one in the new hall and the theme is P for Party – come dressed as something beginning with P – Pilot, Person (!), Pirate, Painter etc.
Wednesday 13th April 2-4.30pm Police Cross Country (Nationals) Beer & Branscombe –
15 marshals needed again and the sum of £500 could be ours for the hall funds.
Saturday 14th May 7.30pm Race Night at the Hall – bet on your dead certs!
Saturday 11th June 6.00pm – Umborne Ug run / walk …

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[5 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on December Weather Report & year 2010 | 311 views]
December Weather Report &  year 2010

December Weather Report.
I have to agree with the nationwide report that says that this
December was the coldest since 1890. I remember it well!
The average temperature here worked out at 0.9, with the maximum mean being 4.9+, and the mean minimum  -3.1. This means that on average, the temperature was below freezing for rather over nine hours each day. The minimum reading, on the morning of the 26th. of -11.5C was quite the lowest that I have recorded since we moved here in 1994. This …