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March ramblings from the Boy Tom

How are yu all a’gettin on? Well I hev bin a’scrappin round t’try und hev a wurk a’long with yu all.  Thas corse the Missus und I hev bin over the water for a week.   No we hant bin with our caravan.  We hev bin on a coach trip t’see the Winter Wonder Land…

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Church news

There seemed to be so much going on at the end of last year, and now seems a good time to take stock, and get back into routine. To sum up The Bazaar was a great social event bringing the village together and into the church. Although by the end of the day we were…

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The Boy Tom’s February ramblings

Well how are you all a’gettin on together?Well that arrived!……. Thas t’old snow I’m on about. A time I am a’writin this (Jan 30th) there’s sum on it a’layin about.  You know what they say “thas a layin there a’waitin for sum more t’join it”   They recon we arn’t a’gonin t’git another “Beast from the…

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Carbrooke Village Hall to re-open

After several months of closure for refurbishments the Village Hall Committee is pleased to announce that the Hall will be back in operation from Monday 21st January. A huge amount of work and effort has gone into ridding us once and for all of our truly awful toilets and the new kitchen is looking pretty…

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Boy Tom’s January ramblings

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Well thas another year dun un dusted and a new un t’look forward to.   There are them who hev bin a runnin on about what year 2019 ull be like.    Well how d’they know?  I’ll tell yu suffin I din’t hear any on um a’sayin that…

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December ramblings from the Boy Tom

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? A’time yu get t’read this we’ll be inta the last month o’the year. Cos old mother nature can’t make up har mind about which weather she’s a’goin t’send us but that don’t feel like December at the moment. Still that’ll meake the winter seem shorter when that du…

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Carbrooke Fuel Charity requests

December is the month for Carbrooke fuel allotment charity to pay grants to Carbrooke residents of over two years of residing in Carbrooke and who are over 65 years of age or who are registered disabled ,to register please contact Derek Watts at Dove Barn , Summer Lane , Carbrooke , IP26 6TR .

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Carbrooke poppies

At about this time last year, we began considering ways in which we could commemorate the Centenary of the ending of The Great War. In early summer, a suggestion was made, that we might knit or crochet poppies, – one for each of the 27 men on Carbrooke War Memorial. This was being planned in…

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Carbrooke remembers

At 11am on Sunday 11th November, ‘Carbrooke Remembered’, along with the many others around the world. The Lay Led Church Service began at 10.30, with the Act of Remembrance and laying of wreaths by the War Memorial, led by David Riley, with other members of the congregation taking part with prayers, readings, stories of relatives and…

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