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News from Smeeton Westerby Village Hall

27th June 2022 | Community, What's On

What an amazing four days we have had here in Smeeton Westerby, celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It all started on the Thursday evening when we congregated at the allotments on Gumley Road. We enjoyed refreshments before marching along the road and up the hill to Bungalow Farm, owned by Penny and Pete Rivett. It was here that we lit our village bonfire beacon. As the flames soared into the sky, the sun started to set. It was magical to look out into the distance and see other beacons being lit too. It gave us all a wonderful feeling of togetherness for one purpose, to celebrate the reign of her Majesty.

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The Neighbourhood Plan

27th June 2022 | Community

Readers in need of some post Jubilee light exercise, may wish, rather than read or ignore this item, to quietly sing it to the carol melody ‘God rest ye merry, gentlemen….’

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Poem of the Month

26th June 2022 | Community

Such a beast is the Hipporhinostricow
How it got so mixed up we'll never know how
It sleeps all day and whistles all night
And it wears yellow socks which are far too tight.

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Platinum Jubilee Gallery (St Wilfrid's Church)

25th June 2022 | Community

Right is 96 year old Norman Norledge pictured at the St Wilfrid’s prayer tent on Sunday 5 June, Smeeton Road Jubilee Celebration. Also pictured is Pat Thompson from St Wilfrid’s. Both have given permission to print in the Chronicle.
Norman is the same age as her majesty, the Queen, turning 97 in September.

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