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[20 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Autumn Supper Umborne Hall 15th October 2016 | 257 views]
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We ended up with a full house of 68 people and had a most enjoyable evening. Each table had a food box of 4 different cheeses, pickles, coleslaw, potato salad, pickled onions, 2 sorts of pate and bread and biscuits to share and for pudding there was apple crumble! Thank to all those people who prepared the food and served and cleared.
There was an autumn photo competition, judged by John Coe, which …

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[7 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Umborne Weather Report September 2016 | 98 views]

September will be remembered for generally benign conditions; more of a summer month than an autumn one. Nationally, it was one of the warmest on record, with some exceptionally warm days in the South East in the middle of the month. Infact, the year’s highest temperature of 34+C occurred at this time. It is easy to imagine that if the same combination of conditions had occurred a couple of months back, we might have broken through the 40C barrier for the first time in recordable history.
Back here in Umborne, we …