Ring O’Bells

The period of history in which we are living will be remembered for many reasons but one event is likely to be prominent; the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020. Words and phrases such as “Lockdown”, “Stay Safe” and “Clap for the NHS” have become familiar to all and also the temporary…

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A Walk in our Village

The original name for the township was ‘Weaverham cum Milton’; the Parish (a parish being composed of several townships) was ‘Weaverham’. The parishes were set up by Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury in the 7th century.  In the Domesday Book there are only a small number of parishes with a priest…

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The World War II Bombing of Nook Farm

Seventy years ago Nook Farm was destroyed by German bomb. This is vividly recalled by George Moss in his book “Village of Moonbeams” first published by CC Publishing in 1998 and reprinted in 2008. To commemorate this CC Publishing have kindly allowed us to reproduce this extract. “Village of Moonbeams”…

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