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[11 Jan 2019 | Comments Off on Legacy to Landscape – Winter Newsletter 2019 | 24 views]

WINTER NEWSLETTER 2019 Legacy to Landscape a three year project involving the community and celebrating a hidden area of landscape based upon an historic 1781 map of the Shute Estate. Our aim is to reveal the rich heritage of this hidden landscape that remained virtually unchanged for centuries. The 1781 Estate Map We have commissioned a high-quality scan of the original estate map upon which the project has focussed. The map drawn in 1781 by James Foster is an impressive example of early cartography. The original map was approx. 5.5 ft by 5 ft and the digital copy is no less imposing with ...

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[23 Oct 2018 | Comments Off on Macmillan High Tea in Umborne Hall | 59 views]
Macmillan High Tea in Umborne Hall

Macmillan Fund Raising Event: (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen picture) The Umborne High Tea held on the afternoon of Saturday 29th September was well supported by the community. We were incredibly lucky as the rain that was promised did not appear and we had beautiful weather. Thanks to the generosity of everyone who came and to all our families, friends and neighbours, who baked, cooked and grilled their culinary delights for all to experience. The grand total of £900.51p was helped by the charitable donations of raffle prizes and ...

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[23 Oct 2018 | Comments Off on Autumn Supper Saturday October 20th 2018 | 48 views]
Autumn Supper Saturday October 20th 2018

Autumn Supper: (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen photo) A most enjoyable evening was held in Umborne Hall for our annual Autumn Supper on Saturday and 50 locals decided to come and support this event for which we are very grateful. The banquet on the tables organised by Eleanor and the trustees, consisted of 2 different superb tasting soups from Neville's kitchen, a box of autumn produce -2 types of bread, 4 different cheeses, 2 sorts of pates, potato salad, tomatoes, home made chutney, coleslaw etc. - all much ...

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[5 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on Umborne Hall Trustees meeting minutes 26.6.18 | 32 views]
Umborne Hall Trustees meeting minutes   26.6.18

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE HALL TRUSTEES 6:30pm, Tuesday 26th June 2018 Present: Neville Cheeseman, Carl Coman, Sue Gush, Lorna Ockenden, Carolyn Selley, Ann Shepherd, Melanie Smith, Teresa Wilmington-Wills, Eleanor Wood. 1. Apologies: Phillip Ambler, John Pearce, Rob Summers   2. Minutes of previous meeting   These were agreed 3. Any Matters arising from previous minutes Remaining actions carried forward - Hall Plans - Action: Paul Forster Health and Safety review – Action: Phil Building/works –see later in agenda 4. Treasurer’s update Recent receipts - £1350 from the Grizzly (Lorna to write to thank), £745 Autumn supper, £193 soup and singers, £110 12th night. Current approximate balances - £17288, £6285, £516, and ...

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[5 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on Umborne Hall Trustees meeting minutes 22.2.18 | 24 views]
Umborne Hall Trustees meeting  minutes  22.2.18

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE HALL TRUSTEES 7pm, Tuesday 20th February 2018 Present: Phillip Ambler, Neville Cheeseman, Sue Gush, Lorna Ockenden, John Pearce, Carolyn Selley, Melanie Smith, Rob Summers, Teresa Wilmington-Wills, Eleanor Wood. Paul Forster was also present to present extension plans. 1. Apologies: Carl Coman, Peter Rugg. 2. Minutes of previous meeting These were agreed, and were signed off by Rob. 3. Any Matters arising from previous minutes None 4. Hall Plans – carried forward from previous meeting Paul showed the proposed extension plans, which were discussed. It was agreed that he would get these into the correct format to apply for planning permission, and then submit the plans. ...