Tag Archives: Brampton

Brampton Spring: annual Litter Pick

The annual Brampton Litter Pick has become such an established event within the village calendar that we have started to treat it as the ‘first sign of spring’. Although, as I write this   on the next day, Sunday, in … Continue reading

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Brampton winter – gathering flocks

The frosts of mid to late January have changed the habits of the parish wildlife.  The most marked change being the flocking of the birds. The Woodpigeons gather into gangs, but most noticeable of all are the large flocks of … Continue reading

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Village Carol Singers

The Brampton Carol Singers raised £160 during their tour of the village on Christmas Eve. Thanks to all who participated and to those who donated to their collection this year.  The money which they raised  has been sent to the … Continue reading

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Brampton: Autumn and the Michaelmas arrivals

Over the last few days the evening has arrived with golden sunset. It feels like a time of change – the last Swallows skimmed the last stubble of the harvest a few days ago, before heading south. The autumn migrants … Continue reading

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Brampton: Autumn update

So far a dry and mild Autumn in the village has meant that most of the trees have retained their leaves. The Field Maple leaves started to turn yellow in mid October but most have yet to fall. The Poplars, … Continue reading

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Brampton Harvest Festival and Lunch

A fine October day for the Brampton Harvest Thanksgiving. The service was followed by a church fundraiser, a Harvest Lunch at the Old Rectory Brampton, which was kindly hosted by William and Jenny Youngs. A gathering of over sixty people … Continue reading

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Brampton Spring: Roe buck and doe

The sight of Roe Deer has become increasingly common in Brampton in recent years (see link to other posts within the Village blog), but they always feel like an encounter with a wilder, slightly separate world. Usually, the sighting it … Continue reading

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Brampton Spring Litter Pick

As promised, the rain cleared just in time for the annual Tidy Up on Saturday. A dozen volunteers combed the highways and byways of the parish in order to gather the rubbish dumped by the careless. Seven bags full of … Continue reading

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Stuart Wilson 29 August 1954 – 24 February 2017

The funeral service for Stuart Wilson will be held at St Faith’s Crematorium at 13.15 on Monday 20th March 2017. Further details on http://memorials.duckersfunerals.co.uk/memorial/24-02-2017-StuartIan-Wilson?s=110  

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Stuart Wilson

I am extremely sad to have to report that Stuart Wilson has died. Stuart was the Chairman of Brampton Parish Council and had been for many years as well as being a local historian and an author. He was a … Continue reading

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