Monthly Archives: March 2012

HMS Kemerton’s golden anniversary

2012 is an important year for Kemerton, writes Ian McLeish. In June we celebrate the 50 years since the first commissioning of the Royal Navy minesweeper “HMS Kemerton”. On June 8th 1962, a party from the village visited Southampton to … Continue reading

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A gem of a celebration

EVEN if you are not a royalist, you have to love the Royals for giving us these extra bank holiday treats, writes Karen Rowley. The next one is on Tuesday, June 5th, when the Queen celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of her Coronation. … Continue reading

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Boogie on down to help village pre-school

PARENTS are inviting music lovers to join them in a nostalgic disco night to raise funds for their threatened pre-school. Little Comberton Pre-school and Toddler Group is organising a 60s and 70s Boogie Night disco in Elmley Castle Village Hall … Continue reading

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Hairdresser’s double marathon in one day for charity

A FREELANCE hairdresser from Grafton with a passion for running is hoping to run the equivalent of more than two marathons in one day for a cause close to her heart. Jude Dayne is taking part in the gruelling long … Continue reading

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Dad’s fund-raising challenge to keep pre-school open

A FATHER from Elmley Castle is spearheading a fund-raising challenge to help keep Little Comberton Pre-school open. The pre-school, which currently caters for about 10 children and meets in Little Comberton Village Hall, is short of funds and is in … Continue reading

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