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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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.
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.
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
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 […]
Cycle path to Harbury traffic lights
June 09/June10 Over 10 years ago, in 2009, the rough path from Bishops Tachbrook was replaced with a smooth cycle path. This was covered in the magazine for two consecutive years in June in 2009 when it actually opened and again in June 2010 when it was officially opened(!). This has proven to be a […]