Grievance Report update 26 October 2017
The Grievance Report has now been released click here to read the document.

Melbourn Magazine

Winter 2017 Issue 92

Congratulations to TTP on reaching their 30th anniversary. TTP is a generous supporter of many projects in the community and has sponsored the Magazine almost from the beginning (we are now entering our 24th year). To learn more about TTP see page 6.
Christmas is rapidly approaching and there are plenty of events to entertain us. Enjoy MADS (Melbourn Amateur Dramatic Society) 2017 Christmas Pantomime, which this year is ’Sleeping Beauty’, on the weekend of 8th December. (See page 16). … continue reading

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About the magazine The award winning Melbourn Magazine was first issued in January 1995 and produced quarterly thereafter. It began as four sheets of A4 paper, stapled and was available on a ‘pick-up’ basis as distribution was, at the time, difficult, So local residents could collect a copy from the local Post Office. Today, it has developed into a glossy looking 72 page, 4-colour, award-winning publication and is still produced entirely by volunteers … continue reading
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Melbourn history

Melbourn has had its fair share of troubles through the ages. The unrest during the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381, the Ship Money riots which took place at the Cross in 1640, the Civil War in the 17th century, to the tragedies emerging from the Boer War and the First and Second World Wars, where many Melbourn men were injured or killed. There were a number of recorded fires in the village which destroyed many thatched cottages. The first was on St. Bartholomew’s Day, 24th August 1724, when in the space of an hour ...25 dwelling houses together with all the out houses, barns and stables and Recks of Corn were burnt down. The devastation caused by a fire in 1915 is well documented and describes the loss of housing and the anguish it caused. … continue reading

from A Glimpse into Melbourn’s past.

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