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Heyford Gardening Club – April 2019

At our March meeting we were entertained by Liz Taylor who described the work being done by the Woodland Trust to try and repair the damage being done to our woodlands by development and pests and disease. Apparently they need … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Village Lads in the 1950’s

This photograph, taken in the early 1950’s, shows some of the village lads, including Tony Nickolls, Colin Haynes, Barry Nickolls and Brian Clements. Extract from The Story of Heyford – Volume 4 of 4 – Page 32

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The Story of Heyford: Cricket on the Village Green

Like most villages in England Nether Heyford sported the idyllic sight of twenty two people dressed in immaculate whites playing the age-old sport of Cricket on the Village Green. A team game remarkably like cricket was being played in England … Continue reading

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The Story of Heyford: The Toilet Cart

Until the l950’s there was no main sewage in the village. People had no proper sanitation, just an outside toilet with a pit or a pail. Some of these little buildings still exist as tool sheds or stores but most … Continue reading

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Heyford Gardening Club – March 2019

At our February meeting Christine Lewis explained the intricacies of using plant material to dye fabrics. This provided some surprises; who would have thought that avocado skins would produce a delicate pink, or that green was so difficult to obtain? … Continue reading

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