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Ellesborough News – March 2019

The March 2019 edition of the Ellesborough News has arrived! Click through to the full news post and then click on the the cover photo to open the magazine. My thanks to Paul Couling for supplying this digital copy which includes all colour photos.

Dunsmore in the 1950s and 1960s

  I received the following email from Clive Duncan. Clive grew up in Dunsmore in the 1950s and 1960s and his message is an interesting addition to Peter Jewell’s history of Dunsmore:   Dunsmore in the 1950s and 1960s Most interested in the history of Dunsmore village. I grew up […]

Australia Day Celebrations

Dunsmore Celebrates Australia Day in great style!

  As reported by Lorraine:   For the people who didn’t come, I’m sorry but you missed  a brilliant evening. Great decorations, a quiz, themed music, terrific food of which there was 5 courses!!! Some food I had never tried before – it was fantastic.   There was a good […]

Quiz 2018 Title

Quiz 2018 Results

The DVHA 2018/19 events programme got off to a flying start with a packed room for the Annual Dunsmore Quiz Night. Quiz Master for the evening was David Marshall with Julian keeping score. They were kept on their toes by unscrupulous players attempting to use their Joker multiple times! Congratulations […]

Minutes from the 2018 DVHA AGM

  The Dunsmore Village Hall Association 2018 Annual General Meeting took place at the Dunsmore village hall on Saturday 20 October 2018. A request was made at that meeting for the minutes of the meeting to be added to this website. The minutes have now been added and can be accessed by clicking on […]

Pond clearing

Pond Cleaning Update

Good progress was made with the pond clearing on Sunday and the pond is starting to look loved again. The plan is to get the pond clean and aerated then plant some aquatic plants as well as bluebells, foxgloves and spring bulbs in the surrounds. If anyone has missed the […]

Vanessa with painting by Lori

All change at the helm of the DVHA.

After nine amazing years as the Chairman of the DVHA Vanessa has sadly stood down.  I guess that the P45 handed to her by that naughty husband of her’s at last year’s AGM was the writing on the wall. I don’t think anyone needs me to say what a fantastic […]

Ellesborough Magazine – September 2018

Here is the online edition of the September 2018 Ellesborough Magazine. You need to click through to the to the full news post and then click on the cover photo to open the magazine. My thanks to Paul Couling for supplying the digital copy which includes all the colour photos.

Trichomonosis in Garden Birds

Andy and Judith are very fond of their garden birds and Andy has forwarded this warning about Trichomonosis: This is a horrible disease that appears to be impacting on the bird population in the village.  We have had a number of sick birds and the only way to eradicate it […]

Table with flowers

Midsummer Party – what a party it was!

By Carol Keats In the two years that I have been in the village, people have raved about the fantastic Mid-Summer Soiree that Vanessa held for the DVHA three years ago. This Saturday Vanessa and David hosted another DVHA Mid-Summer event in their garden. What a fantastic night it was. […]