Blewbury News

Recognition for Pat Mattimore

December 9, 2015

Congratulations to Pat Mattimore, organiser of recent Blewbury Festivals and other village events, who has received a Community Volunteer award from the Vale of White Horse District Council’s chairman Mike Babcock.

‘Wagon’ Book Launch

October 29, 2015

A new publication, Wagon, compiled by Peter Cockrell, is now available for sale. For those who missed the launch, this book contains fascinating detail, excellent photographs and illustrations, and is highly recommended!

The Bauer Collection – Thanks!

October 30, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came along to the recent exhibition, The Bauer Collection, at The Red Lion. Your support and lovely comments were very special. Thank you.

The sum raised, after the cost of framing, by sales and donation, is £970.00. This has been split equally between The Blewbury Village Hall Refurbishment Fund and The Tony Loy Trust. Just want to say a big thank you to my family, and all who helped me get there. Janet Hewson

Blewbury School breaks award record

December 15, 2015

It’s official: Blewbury School has now won the British Council’s prestigious International School Award more times than any other school, including those who take part outside the UK.

New Blewbury montage by Linda Benton

September 30, 2015

The well-known local artist has used fine pen line and watercolour to capture a number of village scenes including Blewburton Hill, the duck race, the cob walls and one of the almshouses.

Beeswax Farming: Our new neighbour

January 28, 2016

On Tuesday 23 February Ben Wills of Beeswax Farming will tell us about Beeswax its philosophy and plans for the future. Please do come along to learn more and to ask questions about how Beeswax will interact with Blewbury.