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[6 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on August & Summer Weather Report 2013 | 49 views]

Here are my latest summaries for August and Summer 2013.

August 2013 continued the sequence of dry months which has
characterised the summer this year. Its total rainfall was just 35.7mm,
which I would reckon to be about half what we would normally receive,
and it was less than a quarter of the total for August 2012. The eleven
days onwhich recordable rain fell were pretty well scattered throughout
the month, although the most unsettled spell was from the 13th …

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[6 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Umborne Trustees’ meeting minutes 3.7.13 | 42 views]

At Umborne Hall
Wednesday 3rd July 2013 7.30pm

Present: Neville Cheeseman, Paul Galloway, Liz Gosling, Lorna Ockenden, John Pearce, Peter Rugg, Rob Summers, Teresa Wilmington-Wills




Jan Coman, Kimmo Evans, Sue Gush, Eleanor Wood


Minutes of previous meeting


These were agreed and signed off


Matters arising from previous minutes

Rob thanked everyone for cleaning the windows. It was agreed that they were clean enough for a while and we would do them again when it was felt that we needed to. In the meantime if anyone is passing and happens to have an …

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[3 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Duck Dash, Dog Show etc. | 87 views]
Duck Dash, Dog Show etc.

Our annual Duck Dash, Dog Show and much more took place in beautiful summery weather at Umborne Hall on Sunday 1st September.

Thank you so much to many local people  for your input from 3pm to 5.30pm. Although numbers were down on previous years ( I wonder why? holidays, beach?) it was very enjoyable thanks partly to the fine  weather.  Thank you duck sellers Antonia and Angela,

stream organisers Neville and Chris,

dog show helpers and judges Alex and Richard Brain,

cream teas sellers and cake makers – Liz’s amazing …