Monthly Archives: October 2012

Crowds watch as 200-year-old churchyard tree gets the chop

CROWDS of villagers gathered in Little Comberton on Wednesday as an historic cedar in St Peter’s Churchyard was finally given the chop. A team of experts spent the day felling the 80-foot high tree which had been deemed dangerous to … Continue reading

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Eckington could receive thousands of pounds for village organisations

A BREDON Hill village will benefit from thousands of pounds thanks to Wychavon District Council’s New Homes Bonus Fund. Eckington Parish Council discovered it could receive £12,179 from Wychavon to help organisations, including the village hall, the recreation centre, Eckington … Continue reading

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Still time to enter Bredon Hill Bikeaway

CYCLISTS have still got time to get on their bikes and get involved in this year’s Bredon Hill Bikeaway. The event, which is being organised by the Pershore Division of St John Ambulance and supported by Wychavon District Council, takes … Continue reading

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‘Magnificent but dangerous’ churchyard tree set for the chop

A MAGNIFICENT but “dangerous” 200-year-old cedar tree in a Bredon Hill village churchyard is to be felled because of its potential harm to both humans and the church building. Heavy boughs have already fallen from the 80-foot high tree in … Continue reading

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