Tag Archives: 2014

A talk on Roman Brampton – to be held at Brampton Church – 27th Saturday 27th September 2014

What do we know of the Brampton Romans? An illustrated talk to be held at Brampton Church Saturday 27th September 7.30pm At St Peter’s Church, Brampton An illustrated talk by Alice Lyons, a professional archaeologist with a detailed practical knowledge … Continue reading

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Jim secures win in inaugural Brampton welly-wanging competition

Jim Henderson propelled a steel-toe-capped Dunlop size 12s over 20 metres with an impressive (non wind assisted) throw. With this he won Brampton men’s blue riband welly-wang. The event, which was held at the end of the 2014 Brampton Fete … Continue reading

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Brampton gets it’s mojo back – 2014 Fete

So that’s it then. The end of August and the Brampton Fete of 2014 has brought Summer to a close. A day of traditional games, tombola, tea and cake, hot dogs, welly wanging – all as it should be in … Continue reading

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Wheat harvest

Last Saturday lunch time the Combine Harvester arrived in the village in order to cut the wheat on the 26 acre Town Field. By eight o’clock that evening, not only had the crop had been fully harvested but the straw … Continue reading

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Wendy Preiss – a Brampton tribute

A rare event at Brampton in memory of a special Brampton person took place this evening. The church was packed. Standing room only inside, with many able to get no further than just into the porch. The event was the … Continue reading

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Roe in gold

It is one if those fine Summer mornings. The barley looks fit and will be ready for harvest soon, the wheat is still green but is on the turn. The ghostly crop marks of the Roman Town are showing themselves … Continue reading

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View

Scrub clearance work by the Bure Valley Railway along the village embankment has created the best scenic view in the parish.on a fine, early July morning the bosky pastoral view of the valley is second to none. In the distance, … Continue reading

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The asylum of Cuckoos

In the first place it was Andrew’s desire to actually see and not just hear a Cuckoo that made me keep my eyes peeled. The occasion was the Village Barbecue – a gathering of neighbours, which this year was to … Continue reading

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Scent

The scent of Woodbine or Wild Honeysuckle is a glorious assault on the sense of smell. Conditions have to be right. Warm damp mornings, just as the sun warms up the flowers are best. To walk through the fugitive cloud … Continue reading

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Rookie Rooks

Whilst I walked out in a Summer’s rain shower, the sky seemed to fill with Rooks. These were not your normal Rooks following their slow, purposeful flight lines from roost to feeding ground, or back again. These were young Rooks. … Continue reading

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