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The Last of its Kind

24th April 2023 | Community, Letters

In the heart of Kibworth, stands a Post Mill tall,
An emblem of heritage, that whispers tales to all.
The Kibworth Harcourt Post Mill, a wonder to behold,
A monument of craftsmanship, that never grows old.

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Duggie's Ramblings

Duggie's Ramblings

20th February 2023 | Letters

Netflix provides a wide variety of entertaining films or movies at an acceptable cost. I think we pay £5 per month. Recently, we scrolled through the choices, not knowing where to settle. Eventually, impatience took over from indecisiveness and the film -timely as it turned out -'Bank of Dave' was agreed upon. What a worthwhile choice it turned out to be, starring Rory Kinnear; Hugh Bonneville and Phoebe Dynevor. Dave Fishwick had accumulated a large sum of money running his business in Burnley. He is later persuaded to open a bank in his name in his hometown of Burnley (this is fact.)

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Duggie's Ramblings

Duggie's Ramblings - January 2023

23rd January 2023 | Letters, People

This year 2023, there is a Diamond Jubilee celebration-in June (early notification!) What is the reason? It is the 75th anniversary of the first arrival of the Windrush generation from the West Indies; so named because the first newcomers travelled to the United Kingdom by sea aboard HMT (His Majesty's Transport) Windrush; they were invited to come and settle, by the then Labour government, for there were many employment vacancies. The year was 1948; they continued to come under this government scheme until 1951. To meet the requirements of the post war recovery, particularly, the needs of the newly created NHS adults and children travelled on one passport. The Second World War in Europe had only ended in May 1945.

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Dear Editor - Open Churches

23rd January 2023 | Letters

Thank you for the series on our district churches. We were particularly pleased to see the articles regarding Kings Norton and Gaulby. But saddened to read the anonymous letter regarding church visiting which particularly mentioned access at Kings Norton. 

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