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  • The Adventures of Mo at Butterbee Farm

    The Adventures of Mo at Butterbee Farm is a new series of children’s books from budding children’s author Beki Benjamin. It follows a mischievous young boy called Mo and his Massey Ferguson pedal tractor. Mo’s first adventure, Dad’s Sandwich, starts with a very special birthday present, a tractor which...
  • Banish the November blues – with some Jazz & Blues!

    November is nobody’s favourite month – dark nights, grey days and still weeks til the start of any festive celebrations. So why not treat yourself to an evening of affordable fun in one of the local Brakspear pubs involved in the Jazz & Blues Festival until 18 November? Tap...
  • All that Glitters…

    Bring a little sparkle to your baking with Cake Décor Glitter sprays, 100 % edible, and 100% spectacular. The handy push pump bottle comes in four glittery colours – Gold, Silver, Pink and Blue – simply point, spray and sparkle! Spray a fine mist of glitter or spray and...
  • NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW

    The November issue Four Shires Magazine is out now! Between the covers this month you will find: Books – Along with our usual selection of books, this month you can red about some fabulous new books from local authors: One who writes for children and another who has written...
  • The MAD Museum celebrates its 5th anniversary

    This October The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum is celebrating its 5th anniversary of moving to Stratford’s most popular tourist street, also home to Shakespeare’s Birthplace. The MAD Museum moved to Henley Street in 2013, one year after it had opened and has since welcomed over 250,000 visitors....
  • Local retirement village wins ‘Rugby in Bloom’ Gold Award

    Local retirement village, Lime Tree Village has won the Gold Award in the Rugby in Bloom ‘community groups’ category for the second year running! The village has been recognised for its stunning floral displays and the beautifully kept grounds, which are maintained by the village’s dedicated maintenance team. Patrick...
  • Model aircraft fans will be flying high at the British Motor Museum!

    Model aircraft enthusiasts will be flying high when the British Motor Museum hosts the ‘Large Model Aircraft Show’ on Sunday 28 October. Visitors will be able to see over 100 large static radio controlled model aircraft at the annual indoor show which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. Organised...
  • Compton Verney volunteer team

    The expertise of Compton Verney’s team of devoted volunteers has seen the cultural attraction triumph in this year’s West Midlands Museum Development Volunteer Awards which took place last month. Compton Verney won in two categories; the Museum Champion Team Award, for its Forest School Volunteers, and the prestigious overall...
  • New skate park for Banbury

    Banbury’s extreme sports community will be provided a state of the art skate park after Banbury Town Council approved its installation. The skatepark, also to be used by inline skaters and freestyle BMX riders will replace the existing set of ramps in Spiceball Park. Three companies placed bids to...
  • Old School Café opens in Woodford Halse

    A cafe for the community has opened in the Northamptonshire village of Woodford Halse. Based in the Library building of the village, the Old School Café’s aim is to serve hot and cold food, excellent tea and coffee, whilst providing a focal point for the community and supporting the...