Ukraine Appeal Update

DEC Ukraine As many will be aware, the Post Office has enabled a charitable payment scheme sent directly to the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) in aid of Ukraine. I understand that the Government will match these donations pound for pound, effectively doubling any gift. I thought you would like to know that Wootton Courtenay’s donation … Continue reading Ukraine Appeal Update

Wootton Courtenay Pre-1947

The aerial photo Bill posted yesterday will probably date to circa 1935, as the Coronation Ring on Wootton Common looks very fresh and clear. The Ring was instigated to celebrate King George V's Silver Jubilee. Originally it was planted with indigenous oak and ash trees, which were eventually overtaken by the plantation of conifers put … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay Pre-1947