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Church Fete 2010

The church has an annual fete on the meadow. There are always lots of events and stores to photograph; all the community groups, jam stores and fun fair games. With numerous pictures to fit on the front page I tried applying some science to fitting them on, HCP arrangement as chemistry uses to describe the […]

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BMX track at the meadow

In February 2010 the BMX track at the meadow was opened and used for the first time by enthusiastic bikers. Then in October 2012 the track featured again on the front cover when a BMX competition was held on the track.

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Plant sale on the green

The annual cake and plant sale on the green is always a welcome reminder that we are well into Spring.

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Ben Foster

In March 2013 Ben Foster, former England, Man U and at the time WBA goalkeeper, presented fundraisers from Overberry Orchard with a defribrillator. This followed months of fundraising activities by the residents. Thanks to their efforts there is a defibrillator by the village store and the sports and social club. Ben Foster who was bought […]

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Thank you

Thursday is the day we show our support for all the people out there still working to keep all our services functioning the postmen, bus drivers, delivery people, small and large shop workers/keepers, refuge collectors…. and of course all the people working in the health professions. This picture is the most relevant picture I took […]

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New School Building

These two front covers record the extension to the Bishops Tachbrook C of E primary school. November 2010 shows the architects plans and Oct 2011 Andy Bretell gave me a tour of the smart new facility. Click the title to see further pictures

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Elaine’s pet service

August 2013. St Chads parish priest, Elaine Scrivens, decided to have a novel service held on the meadow, celebrating peoples pets.

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Oct 2008

Horticultural Show 2008. The Bishops’s Tachbrook Horticultural Show has been a village tradition for over 250 years. This was the first magazine that Catherine edited. We took over from Peter Hitchin who had edited the magazine for 7 years and had developed it into the smart A5 format that we still have today.

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April 2010 Spring in BT

No story behind this front cover but an appreciation of some of the wonderful old cottages we have around the village

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Road names in Tachbrook

March 2010 Stephen Baldwin wrote this interesting article on the origin of some the street names in Bishops Tachbrook and how new ones are given. The article is copied below. From March 2010 PM Author Stephen Baldwin In general roads are named by one of two processes. Originally, as villages expanded, simply by the addition […]