Summer 2018 Issue 94
The weather did improve in time for Spring, although a late one. Hopefully the Summer will be long and sunny so that we can all enjoy the entertainments planned locally.
The Fete is back after a gap of a year and promises to be a great day – see page 10. The many attractions include the return of the popular lawn mower racing, a skilled and daring mountain bike team, and there will be live animals to pet, including snakes and lizards! There will be a magician, fairground rides, an egg throwing competition, as well as many stalls, food etc.
On page 64 we have a report on the recent archeological dig, and do look at What’s On, page 67 to see what events are being held in nearby villages during the summer.
In this issue we begin a regular feature of articles from past newspapers, ‘What the papers say’. The reporting was often unconventional and funny and was frequently by Percy R Salmon FRS, known locally as ‘Peepbo’, who retired to the village after an adventurous life as a journalist and photographer during WWI.
… continue reading ❱
Information and local organisations
on the website…
Melbourn picture gallery
from A Glimpse into Melbourn’s past.