[5 Jun 2022 | Comments Off on Platinum Jubilee Celebration | 29 views]
Platinum Jubilee Celebration

On Friday the 3rd June the Umborne community came out in force to celebrate the amazing achievement of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, 70 years on the throne.
The event started at 3pm with attendees bringing their own picnic to enjoy while listening to the gentle tunes provided by the Honiton Field Players.  The weather stayed dry despite forecast of rain, there was even some late sunshine.
To liven things up there was a cake competition with two categories, under 10s and adults.  The brief was a Celebration Cake.  Many thanks goes …

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[16 May 2020 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 2020 | 100 views]

Due to Covid-19, we have reluctantly decided to cancel this year's Umborne Ug, which would have been run on June 27th. All pre-entry runners have been informed and fees sorted out. We look forward to seeing you all in June 2021.    Thank you for your support.   Rick & Eleanor

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[9 May 2020 | Comments Off on VE Day 75 in Umborne | 587 views]
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(photos can be enlarged by left clicking once and then left click again for a full screen picture) Friday evening, May 8th 2020, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day in the community of Umborne in East Devon. We had a minute's silence in memory of all those who suffered or died in the 2nd World War and Richard played the Last Post and Reveille. Rob provided some wonderful old songs from that era on his PA system in his garden and because the weather was calm, sunny and still we all managed to hear it and how uplifting it was ...

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[17 Jul 2019 | Comments Off on Miniature Steam train rides in Shute | 138 views]
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Steam up at Penventon, Shute The “Steam-up”, on Saturday 20th July 2019 at 2pm, is an annual event held  in the grounds of Liz and Tony Gosling’s house, Penventon, in Shute. This is a whole family occasion and the great attraction is the opportunity to have a ride on Tony’s miniature steam train as it huffs and puffs around the immaculate gardens of the house. Liz provides her famous Devon cream teas. There is a raffle and ice cream and cakes are also on sale.  This year, any money raised will go towards Umborne Hall's extension. Special thanks to Liz and Tony ...

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[11 Jul 2019 | Comments Off on Ug results and photos | 364 views]
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Umborne Ug 10k and 2.5k Fun Run results 2019 Plus photos - to view, left click once and then left click again for a full screen photo. The Umborne Ug was blessed with a beautiful sunny, warm evening, great for the spectators but slightly sticky for the competitors.The top 3 prizes in the 10k race were all Axe Valley Runners, not surprising as there were 31 runners from this amazing club out of 100 entries. The race was won by Chet Gillespie in a time of 41:59  followed by Tim Lenton in 43:37 with Rob Collier close behind in 44:03 . Ian Luke ...

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[11 Jun 2019 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 10k & Summer BBQ | 158 views]
Umborne Ug 10k & Summer BBQ

                                          (Photos can be enlarged by left clicking once and then left click again for a full screen picture) Umborne Ug 10K                 29 June 2019 Axe Valley Runners & Umborne Hall Committee bring you the Umborne Ug 10k SATURDAY 29th June 2019 at 6.00pm Held under the Association of Running Clubs rules.       Permit: ARC 19/390  The Ug is a very scenic multi-terrain 10k run starting and finishing at Umborne Village Hall EX13 7QL (Directions are available on the AVR website) http://streetmap.co.uk/grid/323670_096900_120        - Proceeds in aid of hall funds. Limited car parking (car share if possible please) and toilets at the Hall - First aid ...