THE BRAZIER SCRAPBOOK
1973 - 1981
EXTRACTS FROM THE EVESHAM CHRONICLE
1973 001:         1973

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  1. Front cover.

1973 002:         1973

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  1. Plan of new bypass route.

1973 003:         1973

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  1. Photograph form Village Report.

1973 004:         1973

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  1. Church and Fete matters.
  2. Fire gives children extra holiday - School.
  3. Man of 83 fined 15 - Frank Enstone of Evesham at Harvington crossroads.
  4. bungalow for sale.
  5. Sudden death - Miss Alice Booth of 9 Blakenhurst.
  6. Obituaries - Cecil Smith of 3 Village Street.

1973 005:         1973

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  1. Village demand for playspace.
  2. Platground despite protests.
  3. Seeking land for playing field.

1973 006:         1973

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  1. All about bypass.

1973 007:         1973

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  1. Bypass.
  2. Ladies Willow Club.
  3. Bazaar - Mrs Emma Blotheridge.

1973 008:         1973

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  1. All about bypass.

1973 009:         1973

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  1. Playground.
  2. Fined 5 - Peter John Addis of 18 Leys Road & Michael Pulley.
  3. Two offences - Clifford Ronald Haines of 3 Ragley Road.
  4. Harvington Petition - Mrs McClare, R.J. Barton of 22 Orchard Place, D. Lerwill of 51 Orchard Place, J. Crump of 49 Orchard Place.
  5. Playground.
  6. L-drivers offence - Andrew Taylor of 1 Rose Villa & Robert Stanley of 2 Evesham Road.
  7. Woman did not report - Mrs Joy Fernihough.
  8. Radish pickers required.
  9. Harvington, Norton & Lenchwick Sewage Scheme.
  10. Three Robberies - Station Road, Oak Tree Road & Blookdale.
  11. Driver is banned for six months - Noah Johns of 19 Leys Road.
  12. Seniors go on outing.
  13. Driver is banned and fined - Lachlan Cameron of 3 Leys Road.
  14. Driver hurt in crash - Gerald Ford Walker of Evesham at Blacksmiths Corner.

1973 010:         1973

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  1. Womens Institute matters - Mrs Joyce Wheeler in group photograph.
  2. Harvington baby clinic.
  3. Six drivers fined for speeding - Reginald Samuel Coley of Oldlands.

1973 011:         1973

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  1. Electricity bills shock at new bungalows - in Leysfield.
  2. Golden wedding - Mr Albert William & Mrs Dorothy Millard.
  3. Letter - R. Amor of 3 Brookdale.
  4. After 52 years Daisy closes her little shop - Mrs Daisy Coombes in Norton.

1973 012:         1973

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  1. Bypass matters.
  2. 27 to pay for window - Michael Pulley of 3 Evesham Road.
  3. Man hurt in six-car crash dies - Michael McGinley of Salford Priors at Twyford, passenger was Miss Glinis Marshall of 3 Hopkiln Cottages.
  4. Two years probation for youth - Robert Stanley Wilkes of 2 Evesham Road.
  5. Boat House plea - John Ringrose of Hughes Lane.
  6. Public Notices - bypass.

1973 013:         1973

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  1. State of the upper Avon navigation.
  2. Marriages - Peter Brian Birch & Juliette Blundall of Shalimar, 43 Orchard Place; Anthony John Homans & Karen Marie Ashmead both of Salford Priors.
  3. Retirement of Walter Henry Knight of Black & White Garages.

1973 014:         1973

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  1. Cricket matters.
  2. Bypass matters.
  3. Avon Trust gets more cash aid.
  4. Butcher starts to export venison - Keith Lucock with small shop in Leys Road.

1973 015:         1973

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  1. The Scott Silver Challenge - won by J.M. & D Byrd.
  2. Keith Lucock with small shop in Leys Road.
  3. Harvington girl of six in sea rescue drama - Paula Thompson of Church Cottage.
  4. Obituaries - Albert Henry Timms of 6 Blakenhurst; Frederick Richard Hodgkins of 1 The Steps; Reginald Thomas Fleetwood of Evesham Road; Winifred Mabel Brookes of Sunnybank, Leys Road; Doris Wallace of Cross Cottage; Raymond Walter Addis of 18 Leys Road.
  5. Albert Henry Timms of 6 Blakenhurst was found dead at his home.
  6. Sudden death of Cecil Smith 3 Village Street.

1973 016:         1974

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  1. Anger over new threat to bypass.

        1974

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  1. Bypass matters.
  2. Car driver had been celebrating birthday - Nigel William New of Evesham driving under the influence in Harvington.
  3. A new electronic telephone exchange in Harvington.
  4. The Wills White Chapel Choir.
  5. Power line, vandals risked life.
  6. Children and the army - Brian B. Potts of Mayland, Myatt's Field.
  7. Walk target is 36 miles - 15 members of cricket club.

1973 018:         1974

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  1. Place for a village hairdresser.
  2. Ships for Chile - S.G. Banks of 63 Orchard Place.
  3. Appeal against us, Council tells man - H.F. Wagstaff, Four Chevrons Garage.
  4. Houses planned for Harvington - on site of the Reading Room.
  5. Sunday School timetable.
  6. How deep is the ocean? - Sarah Brazier aged 14.
  7. More Brownies - Mrs K Gibbins of Bank House.
  8. Bishop at Harvington.
  9. Forty out of 1100 go to church - Mrs C. Cresswell, first woman Churchwarden.
  10. Church fete.

1973 019:         1974

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  1. Women's Institute matters.
  2. Church fete.
  3. Thatchways for sale.
  4. Terraced house for sale in Anchor Lane.
  5. Letter from Mr Banks, of 65 Orchard Place.
  6. Properties being built in Hughes Lane.
  7. Main road through Norton.

1973 020:         1974

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  1. Marriages - Philip Cook & Sheila Mary Langston of 23 Ragley Road; Barry Stephen Hartiss of 13 Ragley Road & Ada Swaine; Robert Alan Prudden of New Haven, Leys Road & Gail Hoey of 15 Ragley Road; Anthony Charles Careless of Westhaven Leys Road & Kathleen Mumford; Robert Charles Newman of 1 Rowberry Cottages, Leys Road & Cheryl Lennica Hoey of 15 Ragley Road; Richard John Wheeler of Harvington & Jennifer Anne Squier.
  2. Exam success - Peter John Soar of Touchwood, Leys Road.
  3. Car hits pole - Frederick Carl Davenport-Price of Mill House, Anchor Lane & Paulene Davies of 17 Orchard Place.
  4. Bed fire - William Montgomery Kimberley of 23 Orchard Place.
  5. Chosen for exhibition - W.T. Rawlinson of Scargill, Myatts Field.
  6. Mr M Marsh of Black & White Garages presenting rewards.
  7. Award to Dr Alan Moore of Orchard Place.
  8. Vehicles crash - coach owned by A.E. March of Harvington driven by Ronald W. Lloyd of Leylands, Leys Road.
  9. Boy 6 hurt in accident - Roger Evans of 2 Leys Road.

1973 021:         1974

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  1. Tractor cuts power to village.
  2. Harvington Bazaar profits for seniors.
  3. Harvington man taken to hospital - Keith Atkins of 10 Leys Road.
  4. Research scientist gets award.
  5. Driver in crash is fined - Lawrence James Knight 2 New Bungalows, Leys Road.
  6. Harvington Sunday School party.
  7. Obituaries - Kate Millicent Barton; David Franklin; Daniel Haywood.
  8. Car accident - Lawrence Knight of 2 Ley Road, William Riley of 6 Leys Road, Mrs D. Jones of 1 Leysfield 7 Robert Wilkes of 2 Evesham Road.
  9. Police car accident - in Harvington.

1973 022:         1974

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  1. Bench lenient over theft - Miss Olwen Mai Jones of 1 Leysfield, Leys Road.
  2. Swan cuts off power to 200 houses.
  3. Last meeting of Evesham Rural District Council.
  4. Woman got 350 too much in benefits - Mrs Arras Lorraine Riley of 6 New Bungalows, Leys Road.
  5. Turkey dinners for seniors.

1973 023:         1974

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  1. The life and death of George Savage.
  2. Church matters.

1973 023a:         1974

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  1. Mary Savage.

1973 023b:         1974

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  1. George Savage with mother? behind the gate.

1973 023c:         1974

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  1. George Savage.

1973 023d:         1974

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  1. Looking up Church Street.

1973 024:         1974

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  1. Motor cyclist collided with car - Michael Bernard Duffy.
  2. Obituaries - John Edward Ward of Evesham; Frederick George Brazier of 34 Blakenhurst; Kathleen Harwood of 2 The Brickyard; Mrs My Cresswell of 2 Glebe Cottages; Mrs Eileen McClare of Crooked Walls.
  3. Old comrades parade again - to help a veteran in trouble - Mr George Jones lived in Harvington as a boy.
  4. Vale man in Brussels ceremony - PC Woodbine.
  5. Rear-wheel came off car: two fined.

1973 025:         1974

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  1. Cricket matters - Malcolm Tobin.
  2. Harvington postcard.
  3. Meeting held at Harvington - photograph.
  4. Welfare food campaign 1943.

1973 025a:         1974

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  1. Postcard of Harvington.

1973 025b:         1974

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  1. Meeting held at Harvington - photograph.

1973 026:         1974

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  1. Damaged weir hazards Upper Avon levels.

1973 027:         1974

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  1. Queen Mother to open Upper Avon.

1973 028:         1974

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  1. Queen Mother to open Upper Avon continued.
  2. Stratford Canal saviour dies at 78 - David Hutchings.

1973 029:         1974

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  1. Harvest supper.
  2. 100 for heroic Avon fisherman.
  3. Man attacked wife's lover - John William Watts of Orchard Place.
  4. Bypass matters - C. Clarke [of The Retreat].

1973 029a:         1974

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  1. Harvest supper - Mrs Shipman, Mrs Bywater, Mrs James, Mrs Meredith, Mrs Wright, Mrs Cadwallader, Mrs Haywood, Miss Wood, Mrs Bundy, Mr James, S.R. Cadwallader, A. Haywood, Miss S. Bromley, Lin Moss, A. Hughes.

1973 030:         1974

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  1. New homes from old malthouses.
  2. Old army friends meet after 44 years - Victor Bishop of Blakenhurst.
  3. Salesman stole cash paid by customers - John NcNaughton of 8 Leysfield.

1973 030a-d:         1974

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  1. Malthouse cottages - old and new, front and back.

1973 031:         1974

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  1. Bypass matters.
  2. TV Licence offences - Reginald Reeve of 9 Leysfield.
  3. Garages and pubs hit by road closure.
  4. Shadow Minister at Mill Farm.
  5. Went too fast - Francis John Marshall of 39 Orchard Place.
  6. Tomato men ask for a fair deal.

1973 032:         1974

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  1. Bypass matters.
  2. Parish matters.
  3. Harvington fete.
  4. Helicopter puts Harvington in a whirl.
  5. New lights out of keep rest of village - Malthouse Close.
  6. Marriages - Paul Anthony Rice & Anne Elizabeth Baker of The Post Office, Harvington; Robert Frederick Gregg & Sharon Foley of 26 Blakenhurst.

1973 033:         1974

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  1. Latest frost since 1936 kills crops.
  2. Drove into path of car - Carolyn Oakey of 27 Leys Road.
  3. More trouble for Harvington Road.
  4. Bypass matters.
  5. Harvington Christmas Bazaar.

1973 034:         1975

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  1. Harvington and its gipsy tenants.
  2. Two die in Vale road crashes - John Edward Walden of Ragley Road.
  3. Wood engravings of the countryside - William Rawlinson of Myatts Field.
  4. Women's Institute.

1973 035:         1975

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  1. Council matters.
  2. Obituaries - Gerhard Miller of 10 Leys Road; Eileen Beatrice McClare of Crooked Walls; Rosa Jane Archer of 1 Post Office Cottages; Ralph Leonard Brazier of The Close; Florence Rhoda Young of 1 The Steps; Doris Marion Brazier of 34 Blakenhurst; Rose Ann Kate Tyack.
  3. Acknowledgements - Adams, Bottomley & Brazier.

1973 036:         1976

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  1. Four shires clean up after gale.
  2. Help PCC, young people urged.
  3. Vale goats exported to Sudan - Mrs C. Wickett of The orchards.
  4. Road open soon - bypass.
  5. Girl 13 runs off with cousin - Julie Johns & Reg Johns of 19 Leys Road.
  6. Farewell gift of a 100 to employee - David Lewis retired from A.E. Marsh Coaches.
  7. Dinner for seniors.

1973 037:         1976

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  1. Provide a playing field say 450.
  2. Engravings go on show - Mr Rawlinson of Scargill, Myatts Field.
  3. Houses go ahead - 11 houses off Leys Road.
  4. Notice to be served on firm - Harvington furniture firm at The Old Barn.
  5. Playing field need for village, urgent - Mrs Muriel Allvey, Col F.W. Tooby.
  6. Bypass 10 weeks behind schedule - Mr C. Clarke of Main Street [a electrician who replaced the wiring in Crooked Walls].
  7. New phone numbers for 650.
  8. Man stole padlock from store - Ian Roberts of Oak Tree Cottage, Cress Hill.
  9. Harvington fete.

1973 038:         1976

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  1. Warmest in Vale for 100 years.
  2. Accidental death of man in wheelchair - Seymour Charles Tyack.
  3. Harvington plan to re-form youth club - Ken Davies of Crooked Walls.
  4. Harvington to spend 400 on street lights.

1973 039:         1976

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  1. Priest celebrates golden wedding - Rev Johnson and his wife.
  2. Inappropriate - on Reading Room land.
  3. Sudden death Gerald Swann of 65 Orchard Place.
  4. Silent Harvington now road is open.
  5. New bypass leaves pub high and dry - Coach and Horses, Bill Baldwin.
  6. Women's Institute.

1973 040:         1976

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  1. Harvington bypass is officially opened.
  2. Women's Institute.
  3. Obituaries - Leonard H. Young of 11 Myatts Field; James Frederick Baylis of 1 Glebe Cottages; Mrs Lilli Bomford of Windrush, Station Road; Miss Emily May Holder of 2 Post Office Bungalows.

1973 041:         1976/7

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  1. Obituaries - Seymour Charles Tyack; Mrs Myrtle Lloyd of Rectory Close; Reginald Prudden of Glenavon, Station Road; Horace Clement Harris of 11 Leys Road; Lucy Florence Chambers of Feisole, Station Road; Ernest James Danckert of 26 Orchard Place.
  2. House for sale at bottom of Grange Lane - Mr & Mrs D.R. Johns.
  3. Three-car crash at Harvington - Alan Russell of 2 Coles Cottages.
  4. Harvington gets offer of a piece of orchard land - relating to the establishing of a playing field.
  5. Harvington engraving - Mr Rawlinson.
  6. Council matters.

1973 042:         1977

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  1. Harvington coach firm up for sale - A.E. Marsh Coaches.
  2. 2,500 to stop traffic noise - near Station House.
  3. Auction at the Laurels - [Mr Bomford's house].
  4. Farewell cheque for rector - Rev Bernard Palmer.
  5. Women's Institute.
  6. Evesham Vale Lions - Mrs Ivy Cowley.
  7. Harvington Tories Meeting.
  8. Car crashed through hedge - Julie Carol Addis of 3 Evesham Road.
  9. New pavilion at Harvington - [sports club down Anchor Lane].

1973 042:         1978

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  1. Evesham's jubilee mayor - Mr & Mrs Tyack's daughter and son-in-law.
  2. Harvington's senior citizens party.
  3. Marriage - Keith Harry Armitage & Patricia Norma Grantham of Glarat, Myatts Field.

1973 043:         1978

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  1. Tiny Tom .... and Dick ... and Harry - Susan & Bernard Griffiths [of Bank Cottage].
  2. Harvington upset by decision on houses - on Reading room site.
  3. Harvington plans tea party in street - jubilee.
  4. Harvington gives jubilee cash to develop play area.

1973 044:         1978

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  1. Man who stole meat from store gets last chance - Ian Roberts, bricklayer of Oak Tree Cottage, Cress Hill.
  2. Harvington to run village lottery.
  3. Champion at 18 - golfer Matthew Wheeler of Sentries.
  4. Rector Rev Bernard Palmer to leave.
  5. Obituaries - Colin James Gervals Newman of 8 Glebe Cottages; Eleanor (Nellie) Gale of 8 Malthouse Close; Emma Blotheridge of 8 Blakenhurst; Hilda Nicholson Brazier of The Close.

1973 045:         1978

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  1. Harvington coach firm up for sale - A.E. Marsh Coaches.
  2. 2,500 to stop traffic noise - near Station House.
  3. Auction at the Laurels - [Mr Bomford's house].
  4. Farewell cheque for rector - Rev Bernard Palmer.
  5. Women's Institute.
  6. Evesham Vale Lions - Mrs Ivy Cowley.
  7. Harvington Tories Meeting.
  8. Car crashed through hedge - Julie Carol Addis of 3 Evesham Road.
  9. New pavillion at Harvington - [sports club down Anchor Lane].

1973 046:         1978

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  1. Jubilee weather vane for Bidford - made by Eric Collins of Conifers, Cress Hill.
  2. New Rector - Rev Cedric Eve.
  3. Heartbreak of a new Rector - daughter Rev Cedric Eve.
  4. Driver 82 failed eyesight test - Howard Frank Wagstaff of Green Gates, Alcester Road.
  5. Theft from cottage - Dream Cottage, Mr Howard Owens.

1973 047:         1978

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  1. Daughter of new Rector in coma.
  2. Obituary - Mrs Dorothy Blanche Millard.
  3. Publican object to shop 0ff-licence - Francis Leo Ash of the Golden Cross.
  4. Lottery cash will be for the playing field scheme.
  5. Loyal friend is rewarded by widow - George Marshall of number 6 The Brickyard by Lilias Bomford.
  6. Churches to be kept locked.

1973 048:         1978

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  1. Boy fights for life after brawl - Mark Pettifer of Hughes Lane.

1973 049:         1978

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  1. Women's Institute.
  2. Henry the parrot causes a stir - John Phillips.
  3. Children to smarten up Harvington.
  4. Call for a 'clean up Harvington' campaign.
  5. Jane to clean up on litterbugs - Jane Hawkins.
  6. Windscreen was iced up, driver fined - Duncan Stuart Ashmead, milkman of 7 Leys Road.

1973 050:         1978

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  1. Election results.
  2. Children fill ten sacks in tidy-up - Joy Davies in background [Sarah Davies of Crooked Walls is with the broom].
  3. Moped rider hurt in crass - John Cook of Greycoats, Station Road.

1973 051:         1978

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  1. Rev J.A. Thompson of Salford Priors.
  2. Harvington woman dies in fall from cliff - Helen Cook of Village Street.
  3. Harvington asks Wychavon for more litter bins.
  4. Woman had good run for money - Mrs Kathleen Joan Evans of 2 Leys Road.
  5. Harvington pair get 1,000 each - George Coley and cricket.

1973 052:         1978

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  1. Playing field open after 30-year wait.
  2. Golfer dies in bike crash - Matthew Wheeler of Village Street.
  3. Motor cyclist in fatal crash 'drove much too fast' - Matthew James Wheeler of Shepherds Grove, Village Street.
  4. Obituaries - Thomas Victor Wheeler; Mrs May Boulkley of The Green Cottage.

1973 053:         1979

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  1. Obituaries - Cyril Dennis Moss of The Stores; Arthur Raymond Joseph (Ray) Brewer of Oldfields Bungalow; William George Newman of 2 Ragley Road; Mr Mabel Agnes Stone of Dalkeith; David Pryce Lewis of 4 Fairview.
  2. Mass X-rays for TB - Jeanne M. Potts, Mayland, Myatts Field.
  3. Letters - Mr June Hawlins, The Old Shakespeare & Harry Webb of 6 Hopkiln.

1973 054:         1979

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  1. Harvington fete.
  2. Inquest on man adjourned - Christopher Vaughan at 1 Shakespeare Cottages.
  3. Council matters.
  4. There is a bus, but know one knows - Lt Col Tooby.
  5. Planners' leaflet a mythical thing, Harvington told.
  6. Marriages - Brian Gerald Prudden of Leys Road & Susan Maureen Draper; Adrian John Staley & Janet Elizabeth Plumb of 22 Ragley Road; Philip Neil Wheeler & Jean Craddock.

1973 055:         1979

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  1. Women's Institute.
  2. Harvington man gets UN peace award - Grenville Hawkins of The Acorns, Oak Tree Road.
  3. Council matters.
  4. Ian Roberts must pay 225.
  5. Harvington plan for 18 houses - near Cross Cottages.
  6. Made hammer attack on man, Court told - Reginald Johns attacked Christopher David Vaughan at Shakespeare Cottages.
  7. Reginal Johns jailed for life.

1973 056:         1979

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  1. New fence at Harvington cottages is criticised - Hopkiln Cottages.
  2. Party for Harvington seniors.
  3. Sisters' special sale - Lorraine Joanne Bradley of Four Chevrons.
  4. Bazaar organised by girls.
  5. Grow up JP tells Harvington youth - Stephen Alan Paul Graham of 19 Brookdale.

1973 057:         1979

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  1. Stephen Alan Paul Graham continued.
  2. Harvington Youth Club.
  3. Acts of vandalism at Harvington.

1973 058:         1979

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  1. 'Steady rate' stealing lands man in jail - Jonathan David Johns of Redditch,
  2. Presentation to Colonel Tooby- Lt Col Frederick Tooby and Elizabeth Harrison.
  3. Fatal crash: identity problem - Nicholas Stephen Miller of 6 Evesham Road & Kevin Michael Ward of 6 Elm Road.
  4. Harvington man 'swung wife around' - Gerald Evans of 21 Leys Road.
  5. Land Rover moved off 'in jumps' - Gabriel Kingdom Hutchings of Avon House.

1973 059:         1980/1

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  1. His shotgun licence had expired - Malcolm Clifford Marsh of Bretforton.
  2. Obituaries - Edith Anne Holder of 12 Glebe Cottages; Cicely Johnson wife of former Rector; Howard Frank Wagstaff of Greengates; Cyril Blotheridge of 11 Ragley Road; Sidney George Bayliss of 45 Orchard Place; Frederick Barnaby Earl Finch of 6 Blakenhurst; Stanley Victor Fakes of Coach and Horses Inn; Wilfred Stephens of 1 Leys Road; May Louisa Canning of Redesdale, Oak Tree Road; Lt Col Frederick Tooby of Malthouse Close.
  3. Paying their respects - Stanley Thompson

1973 060:         1997

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  1. Jubilee celebrations, Village Green June 7th 1997.