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[9 May 2014 | Comments Off on Umborne Hall Trustees meeting 21.8.13 | 27 views]

At Umborne Hall
Wednesday 21st August 2013 7.30pm
Present: Neville Cheeseman, Paul Galloway, Liz Gosling, Eleanor Wood, John Pearce, Rob Summers, Teresa Wilmington-Wills, Sue Gush.


Apologies  Lorna Ockenden, Peter Rugg, Kimmo Evans


Minutes of previous meeting    These were agreed


Matters arising from previous minutes

It was mentioned that, as there was no BBQ for the Duck Dash, then maybe we could have one at the next Free Friday on Sept. 20th – JP will bring his along if weather good and required.

Treasurer’s report

Paul updated the trustees with the latest …

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[6 May 2014 | Comments Off on March Weather Report 2014 | 28 views]

After a final fling of winter’s wet weather, with the first
three days of March producing over a third of the monthly total rainfall of 58.4mm, including the wettest day of the month (2nd); March produced some welcome dry conditions. The next seventeen days recorded just one very small fall of rain on the 6th. Coincident with the Spring Equinox came the return of more unsettled weather, with dry days mixing with seven days when rainfall was recorded. Overall, the monthly total was
about what is expected for March in this area.  …

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[6 May 2014 | Comments Off on April Weather Report 2014 | 37 views]

  April 2014
April continued the general trend of 2014 towards milder than normal conditions, and this Spring is in marked contrast to the cold weather of last years.  The average temperature in April 2014 came out at above 9.7C, almost exactly 3C milder than last year’s, and there were only two mornings when I recorded a below freezing minimum (-0.5C). These occurred just before the end of the ten day dry spell and with my
low-reading minimum thermometer were not really air frosts at all. The two sub-sero nights contrasted strongly …