• Let there be light!

    This time of the year brings shorter days and the nights draw in. Suddenly the lights dim and die signaling a power cut. Not such an unusual occurrence in...
  • Ash Plants and Arthritus

    At well over the recommended sell by date, even the anticipated shelf life is looming, I am decidedly chipped at the edges. I do not complain about this as...
  • Ragbag of Riches

    Entertaining and inspiring collection of verse, travel pieces, quotes, humour, wisdom and illustrations captured over five decades. So often after hearing a joke, a pithy turn-of-phrase or beautiful sentiment,...
  • HOOK NORTON BREWERY OPENS NEW MALTHOUSE KITCHEN

    To service its ever increasing visitor numbers, Hook Norton Brewery has,this month, opened its new Malthouse Kitchen restaurant. Located in the original Maltings building, which has been restored back...
  • Shipston Home Nursing

    Designer, Quality 2nd Hand Clothing Sale, Saturday 11th November / 9.30am-12.00pm / Sheldon Bosley Hub Popular Autumn Designer Clothes Sale returns to the Hub The Sheldon Bosley Hub, Sadlers Avenue,...
  • Bernie Marsden and Miles Nottage

    Bernie Marsden & Miles Nottage with his Rhythm and Blues band will be playing at Stowe School on Friday 3rd November at 7.30pm For one night only, “Bernie” Marsden...
  • Filming in the Four Shires

    Four Shires countryside has played host to many a TV and film crew over the years. Films including Three men and a little Lady, The Libertine and Television series...
  • Foote of the sealed Knot

    These photographs were taken in 2015 when Colonel Hammond’s Regiment of Foote of the Sealed Knot camped at Thorpe Mandeville over the first weekend of August, providing a fascinating...