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John Shipton’s Ninetieth Birthday Party

Around 50 villagers and Shipton family members gathered in Tim Shipton’s house […]

Vic’s Seat

Vic Charles died in December. Village blacksmith and friend to many, his […]

Victor John Charles, 1917–2013: in memoriam

Victor (‘Vic’) Charles died on 7 December 2013, aged 96, in Juniper […]

Denise Pelczynski, 1928-2013: in memoriam

Denise Pelczynski was born in Rome in 1928, a British subject of […]

Rest In Peace

Denise Pelczynski, a much loved resident of Barton, died at home […]


Les and Jayne Hanks have now left the cottage at The Old […]


Mr and Mrs Gerry Bastable are the new owners of The Old […]