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[30 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Future events at Umborne Hall | 30 views]

In May 2015 we have a special for everyone at Umborne Hall, Umborne, Shute, Ex13 7QL.
 
On Saturday 30th May at 6.00pm we hold our annual Umborne Ug 10k race, 2.5k fun run (6.10pm)  and 7k walk (this starts at 5pm). During and after these events, we have our summer BBQ with a bar, hot drinks and cakes etc.
 
On Saturday July 4th we have our annual duck dash and raft races – this year it will be held on a Saturday evening and there will be a BBQ and bar and …

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[27 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Kimmo’s bench 26.3.15 | 255 views]
Kimmo’s bench 26.3.15

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A solid oak bench, donated by the National Trust in memory of our late friend, husband and father Kimmo Evans, was installed on the green triangle below the Mason’s Arms, Branscombe, on the footpath from the Sea Shanty to Branscombe village hall. Members of the National Trust ( in the red tops) led by Peter Blythe  and AONB’s Chris Woodruff and Pete Youngman were on hand to dig the holes and position this …

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[21 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on The Solar Eclipse 20th March 2015 | 32 views]

In case you missed it, this was the view of our solar eclipse from Umborne (courtesy of Helene Buse) – to enlarge photos, left click once and then left click again for full screen)

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[15 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Kimmo’s Party | 322 views]
Kimmo’s Party

(photos, courtesy of Rodney!, can be enlarged by left clicking once and then left clicking again for a full screen picture)
Almost 90 locals met up at Umborne Hall on Saturday 7th March 2015 to celebrate the life and love of our late dear friend Kimmo Evans. This was his wife Steph’s idea supported by their daughter Jess. And what a party it was!

Rob had kindly set up his disco which Paddy with Bill’s technical help had sorted out. Many helpers had set up the hall to make a friendly and …

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[15 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Our wonderful roads | 159 views]
Our wonderful roads

(photos courtesy of Helene Buse and Rick Wood. To enlarge, left click once and then left click again for full screen)

 

Some of you will have attempted to drive along the road from Easy Bridge to Yardbury Farm and worried about the damage to your vehicles. Others, such as cyclists, runners and riders will have worried for their lives. There is a group of 15 concerned locals who are actively trying to rectify this situation by contacting Colyton Parish Council (County Councillor Sara Randall-Johnson), Devon County Council (Head of Highways …

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[4 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on February Weather report | 14 views]

February concluded a set of three winter months which
brought no extremes of temperature or rainfall, and a period which has been recognised nationally as probably the sunniest on record. The number of clear ‘blue sky’ days does seem to stand out in the mind. Normally when this happens at this time of year we would expect the 14-hour long nights to see the temperatures fall very low, but the month’s coldest night registered -4.1C on the 2nd is not an outstanding figure for February, despite it being the lowest since …