Time for Badminton

Our badminton club are restarting their popular twice weekly sessions at the village hall.

2021 An Olympic Year

Competitors swimming

I cannot explain why but I have always associated the Summer Olympic years with leap years. If there is a summer Olympic games then there is a 29th February that year.

Summer, think butterflies!

A silver washed fritillary

Habitat loss is having a serious impact on the UK’s butterflies and moths. However there is much we can do to halt the decline.

New Expressions

Children hugging

June always seems to be the beginning of the summer. I always look forward to warmer weather, longer days and lighter evenings and even holidays! These hopes of future holidays and other such aspirations come now with a COVID 19 conditionality.

Bank Holidays in May

Holcombe Burnell Church with Blossom

May is unique in having two Bank Holiday Mondays, for many people it offers the prospect of two long weekends which may translate into a holiday away.

HRH Prince Philip

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

New Hope

gold crucifix on gray textile

Spring marks the beginning of a new season often associated with new life or a new start. It was often regarded as the start of a new year, a new beginning.