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SHERBORNE Harvest Festival, Mfethodist Church, Cheap Street, Sunday 11 a.m., Rev E. F. Le Moignan, 2.30 p.m . Children's Service; 6 p.m. Rev B A. Gregory. Sherborne Ladies' Skittles League. A Social and Dance will be held at the Woolmington Hotel, on Friday, October 6th, B—l2. L
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
Early Chrysanthemums at Shaftesbury

Early Chrysanthemums at Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury and District Gardening Association, which in 1948 revived the November chrysanthemum show in Shaftesbury, made another notable step forward last week by staging the first early flowering chrysanthemum show in the town. Despite a very difficult season for growers the
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
EAST KNOYLE

EAST KNOYLE

WHIST DRIVE The second of a series whist drives, organised by the women's section of the British Legion, took place In the Village Hall on Friday Mrs. F. W. Barnes presented prizes to Mrs. G. Street. Miss S. Cochrane, Mrf G. Garrett, Mrs. Small, Miss Fletcher. Mr. V. Doggrell. M
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
used to curse that man . There goes the Refuge agent— good luck to him! I used to curse him

used to curse that man . There goes the Refuge agent— good luck to him! I used to curse him

though—told me how to grow roses and talked life jj assurance at the same time. I ... <1 wasn't a good listener until that awful b V siness down the road •• • The widow was just about destitute. Made me think—l '■jk. - realised what it would cost for Mary to keep up this house a
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
Milton Abbas Show

Milton Abbas Show

Last Year's Entries Trebled Children's Classes Earn Special Praise With a total number of 662 entries, as compared with 220 last year, Milton Abbas Village Produce Association held a record autumn show in the Village Hall on Saturday. The show was so large that all available spa
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 

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Fine Cattle at Frome

Fine Cattle at Frome

New Records at 73rd Annual Show Frome District Agricultural Society's 73i~d annual show on Wednesday again broke records. Despite estimates in the early afternoon that the wintry weather had kept down attendance, final gate receipts reaching the £2.000 mark were taken as indicat
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
£100 Offer Came by 'Phone

£100 Offer Came by 'Phone

Surprise for Compton Abbas Church Council While Compton Abbas Parochial Church Council were meeting at the Rectory, on Tuesday, to make arrangements to borrow the remaining £200 required to pay for the new church heating apparatus the' Rector's telephone rang. The caller was Mrs
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
No Witnesses Of Fatality

No Witnesses Of Fatality

Cyclist Who Hit Parked Car ! Inquest on Stourpaine Man i The reason why Joseph House, aged 60, of Hill View, West-street, Stourpaine. struck the rear of a parked car as he was cycling home from his work on Monday evening, remained unexplained at the inquest on Wednesday.. No one
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
Parking Problems In Sturminster Newton

Parking Problems In Sturminster Newton

"Adequate Places Provided In Market" Report To Rural Council The car parking problem in Sturminster Newton on Market-days was the subject of a report to Sturminster Rural Council following a meeting between representatives of the Council, the Parish Council, the Planning Officer
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England
 
"Crash A Day" Corner

"Crash A Day" Corner

Safety Precautions At Motcombe When Mr. C. A. Green (chairman of the Shaftesbury Rural Council) asked Shaftesbury and Gillingham Read Safety Committee, on Friday, if some improvement could be carried out at the Motcombe Turnpike corner, he said he had evidence that during 20 day
September 29, 1950 - Western Gazette - Yeovil, Somerset, England