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Marston village show by David Severs

ONCE again we thanked the weather gods as the rain that blighted the afternoon of the 1st August for so many was absent from Long Marston for the duration of the annual village show, the heavens only deciding to open as the afternoon’s proceedings drew to a close with the auction of items left in the show hall. (more…)

A brave attempt fails – so a village shop closes

THE Wilstone village stores will cease trading and close its doors on Saturday 29th August at 1pm. After six months of trading, this marks the end of a valiant attempt to make the shop a viable proposition. Tim and Jenny re-opened the village shop in March and have worked hard to make a go of it, but the numbers don’t stack up and they cannot continue. (more…)