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    History Fair

    We will be at Welshpool’s History Fair, this Saturday 28th June, in the Corn Exchange from 10am. There will be lots of stands representing local history groups and organisations. We hope to see you there!

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      The grass in the churchyard has had its early summer cut. James who cuts the grass has been very considerate and left clumps of wildflowers to grow and set seed. Image of the Week #92

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      It’s been a hard weekend of pointing the west end wall – in the rain! We hired a cherry picker which has been perfect for the job if quite terrifying at times. A more in depth post to follow but for the Image of the Week a view of Welshpool we hope not to see again (for a while…

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    Christ Church from the air

      An unusual view of Christ Church! Image of the Week #86 There have been some significant birthdays in the family recently, not least our eldest son turning 18 (how did that happen so quickly!) so something a little different to remember the day – a short helicopter ride to have an unusual perspective of the locality. Karl, Owen, Fred…

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    Christ Church, the Town Hall and St Mary’s – and The Flash leisure centre! Taken from the top of Maesgwasted field. If you look closely you can see the old brickworks in Buttington. Image of the Week #79

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    Keeping Welshpool Tidy

    Fred and Victor were keen to get involved in ‘Keep Welshpool Tidy Week’ launched by Welshpool Town Council. The idea is for everyone, individually or as a group, to go out and tidy up a little bit of Welshpool. Nearly everyday we walk down the footpath leading to Chelsea Lane, and the boys were very enthusiastic to pick up all…

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    Booklet featuring Christ Church

    Welshpool Rotary Club have published a booklet ‘Welshpool Personalities – Issue 10’ which features an article on ‘Why did Christ Church close’, written by Roger L. Brown. We were invited to write and appendix on how we see the future of Christ Church. It is available from Welshpool Tourist Information Centre, priced £1, with all profits going to Water Aid.

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      As I walked out through the churchyard one afternoon this week, this sight stopped me in my tracks. Image of the Week #73