THE BRAZIER SCRAPBOOK
1981 - 1988
EXTRACTS FROM THE EVESHAM CHRONICLE
1981 001:         1981

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  1. Front cover.

1981 002:         1981

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  1. 110 fine for youth who was in hurry - Peter Malcolm Trow of 8 Brickyard.
  2. Drove on wrong side of the road - Malcolm Clifford Marsh.
  3. Members of staff at Black & White Garages, photograph.
  4. House for sale - Moberley's, Cress Hill.
  5. Mill House for sale.

1981 003:         1981

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  1. Harvington Village Hall to be extended.
  2. Opinions about Harvington - Mrs Murial Allvey, Well Cottage.
  3. Council matters.
  4. Marriages - David Close and Linda Anne Brazier of Staddlestones.
  5. Substantial price reduction - house for sale.
  6. Action over Sunday market - open air in Leys Road.
  7. Harvington boy fatally injured - Mark Andrew Cresswell of Cleeve View, Cress Hill.
  8. Crops to feed the birds - Harry Webb of 6 Hopkiln.

1981 004:         1981

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  1. Open air market is stopped.
  2. Grow-bag cannabis found in woods - Sarah Jane Maude of Cotswold View.
  3. Drink on plane put driver over limit - Paul Cecil Price of St Anton, Station Road.
  4. Harvington Village Hall 50 years ago.
  5. Three girls in clean sweep for Council - Michele Bishop, Dawn McNaughton, Lyn Thornton.
  6. Swapped ploughs for pulling pints - William Baldwin.

1981 005:         1981

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  1. Toast for 25 years - Bill and Primrose Baldwin.
  2. Sponsored job and tricycle ride - Harvington Mother and Toddler Group.
  3. Victorian Market at Harvington.
  4. New lock to be built on Avon at Harvington.
  5. Father & son jailed for fraud - Heddwyn Jones of 14 Leys Road & Selwyn Jones of 1 Leysfield.
  6. Thatchholm for sale.
  7. Greenhouse plan - Mill Farm.

1981 006:         1982

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  1. Police chased car through Evesham - David John Tuck of Lyndon Lea, Station Road.
  2. Harvington Buildings application.
  3. Useful skips.
  4. Rate pegged.
  5. Harvington road stall complaint - S.J. Coley and son.
  6. Committed for trial - Gregory Paul Reeve of 9 Leysfield.
  7. Had no TV licences - Anthony Phillip Jones of 1 Shakespeare Cottages & Ian Roberts of Oak Tree Cottage.
  8. The Limes for sale.
  9. Van crashes.
  10. Wychavon to inspect farm shop at Harvington at bottom on Cress Hill - Mr Coley.
  11. Youth fines for street fighting - David Ernest Thomas of 43 Blakenhurst.
  12. Serious fault in lock wall at Harvington.
  13. Two men committed for trial - Ian Roberts of Oak Tree Cottage, Cress Hill & Philip Donald James Bryant of 2 Oak Tree Cottage Crest Hill.
  14. Kevin John Brown of Evesham.

1981 007:         1982

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  1. Harvington and the H bomb.

1981 008:         1982

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  1. Harvington lock volunteers on schedule.
  2. Raided meter to pay for drink - Anthony Phillip Jones of 1 Shakespeare Lane.

1981 009:         1982

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  1. Harvington a dump for problem families.
  2. Harvington senior residents' trip.
  3. Woman store from her employers - Norma Anne Lewis of 7 Leysfield.
  4. Evesham Rugby Club celebrates 100 years.
  5. Injured man a little improved - David Hunt on Harvington bypass.
  6. Plan for houses up for approved - Dalkeith.
  7. Wychavon advice for Harvington glower - S.J. Coley's shop.

1981 010:         1982

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  1. Back to school for a special lady - Miss Gertrude Stone of Dalkeith.
  2. Pershore eggs being picked by David Tuck at S. Coley & Son.
  3. Prison warning to man, 19 - Vincent Robert Prosser of 3 Leys Road.
  4. Pickle puts village on the charity map - Mrs Rita Harris at the Coach & Horses.
  5. Harvington's senior residents off to the sea.

1981 011:         1982

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  1. Visitor puzzles Seager family - Keith Seager.
  2. Many support pub fun day - Mrs R. Harris at the Coach and Horses.
  3. Harvington boosts charity fund appeal - Mrs Rita Harris.
  4. Pebworth Morris Dancers - Mrs Rita Harris, Damian Baldwin.
  5. A difficult pathway - Bank House to Lampit.

1981 012:         1982

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  1. Lenches victory in last over - Harvington Cricket Club.
  2. Thoroughbreds of the road - Black and White Garages.
  3. Footpaths are becoming impassable.
  4. Harvington bungalow - Rectory Lane.
  5. Harvington development - Dalkeith.
  6. Youth banned from restaurant - David Thomas 43 Blakenhurst.

1981 013:         1982

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  1. Harvington's new lock gates arrive at last.
  2. Sheep killed - Peter Johnson of Harvington Lodge.
  3. New bid for mobile home plan.
  4. Youths burgled for kicks - Vincent Prosser of 3 Leys Road, Paul Gurney of Evesham, Nigel Evans of 2 Leysfield.
  5. Woman broke open meter - Karen Simmons of 17 Ragley Road.
  6. Young people smash lights at Harvington.
  7. Harvington Mill may be converted.
  8. Harvington bird strikes again - the Seager family and Miss Stone.
  9. Harvington Farm Shop must pay rates on shed - Sam Coley.

1981 014:         1982

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  1. Harvington lock opening today.
  2. Man in female dress had loaded gun - James Frederick Taylor of 1 Rose Villa.
  3. Obituaries - Herbert George Best of 15 Leys Road; Elizabeth Teresa Knight of Springfield, Hughes Lane; Ben Mawer; David John Savage, police constable of Harvington for 17 years; Harry James Bates of 38 Orchard Place; Leslie Wright of 1 Ragley Road.

1982 extra:         These are from the Admag. The first is dated 10th December 1982, the second is later.

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  1. These pages are not part of the Brazier collection but given by Colin Jones of The Limes in 2022. They originally came from Judy Beeson.

1981 015:         1983

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    Obituaries - Sidney Joseph Jack Bishop of 4 Coles Cottages; Philip Walter Ludlow of 7 Glebe Cottages. Lord Avon to open new lock.
  1. Died after fall on way home - Philip Ludlow.
  2. Dog was suffering from 'gross neglect' - Shirley & Noah Johns of 3 Leysfield.
  3. Party fun - Harvington senior residents.
  4. Harvington expansion slowing down.

1981 016:         1983

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  1. Sarah lets her hair down - Sarah Maude of Cotswold View.
  2. Slesman falsified orders - Peter Brian Taylor of Oldfield Bungalow.
  3. House in a garden - Harvington Rectory.
  4. One way to a farm shop - S. Coley.
  5. Farm shop matters.
  6. Riverside seat will withstand floods.
  7. Long-haired beauty - Sarah Maude.

1981 017:         1983

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  1. Fire-fit factory owner vows to start again - John Bradley's furniture store.
  2. Drastic need for leaders of hall committee - Village Hall.
  3. Avon lock tribute to waterways genius.
  4. Paintings by Vale artist - Samuel Towers.

1981 018:         1983

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  1. Rockets to off at grand lock opening - of the lock.
  2. Grand mother returns from whistle stop tour - Lillian Hawkins.

1981 019:         1983

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  1. Blackspot plea to government - cross roads.
  2. Driver ban on garage chairman - Mr Marsh of Black & White Garages.
  3. Roaming dogs menace.
  4. Golden wedding - George and Gladys Cadwallader of Kumasi, Station Road.

1981 020:         1983

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  1. Best kept secret in Harvington! - Coach & Horses barmaids Janet Shouler, Diane Cresswell, Rita Harris and Louise Morrison.
  2. Phil Drabble chats to WIs group.
  3. Daughter hurt in accident - Ian Roberts of Oak Tree Cottage.
  4. Jump to it for charity - Coach & Horses.
  5. Landlady goes - Primrose Baldwin.

1981 021:         1983

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  1. Retires after 27 years at inn - Rosemary Baldwin of Coach & Horses.
  2. Toddlers welcome civic visitors.
  3. Pensioners seek aid in uphill battle - Blakenhurst.
  4. Dalkeith for sale and Walnut Close.

1981 022:         1983

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  1. 'I'm scapegoat' says woman dogs - Pat Shorey of Leysfield.
  2. Dog woman faces eviction - Pat Shorey.
  3. Joanne Wagstaff & Kimberley Morrison aged 4 & 5.
  4. Harvington Senior Residents - Margaret Shailer, Gertrude Cole & Lucy Baylis.
  5. Harvington Mill - Bob Offer.

1981 023:         1983

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  1. Sisters' double wedding first for 150 years - Julie Plumb & Jennifer Plumb of 22 Ragley Road.
  2. Marriages - Stephen Alan Paul Graham 19 Brookdale & Mandy Jane Marshall of Blackdown, Leys Road; Anthony Charles Burgess & Julie Walden of 1 the Steps.

1981 024:         1984

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  1. Obituaries - Vernon George Beasley of 2 Bredon Grounds; William Baldwin of Coach and Horses; Frederick George Bailey of Stoneleigh, Station Road; Frank Cresswell; Percy Lynes of Valley View, Cresshill; Arnold Biddulph Langley of Pool House; Edward William Tallis of Myatts Field; Benjamin Carol Millar Bomford of The Laurels; Florence Mary Everitt of 5 Malthouse Bungalows; Leslie Newman of Glebe Cottages; Reginald William Harwood of 2 Th Brickyard; Richard George Caddwallader of Kumasi, Station Road; June Joan Knight of Blakenhurst; Sarah Ann Newman of 10 Glebe Cottges; John Hughes; Frederick Arthur Haines of 3 Ragley Road; Edith Hall of 14 Blakenhurst; Basil (Bob) Dallow of 16 Blakenhurst.
  2. Two killed in lorry crash - Edward William Tallis of Myatts Field.

1981 025:         1984

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  1. Harvington vandals hit hall.
  2. Two could be one - 28 & 29 Grange Lane for sale.
  3. Drink driver ended in field - John Shadey Loveridge of 20 Leys Road.
  4. Harvington Mill had history of success.
  5. Harvington director honoured - Len Hyde at Stokes Bomford Ltd. ss.
  6. Plan for a reservoir at Oaktree Farm

1981 026:         1984

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  1. Residents' Harvington celebration.
  2. Day to remember - Steven Carter & Suzanne Riley.
  3. Pool Cottage and Etoile for sale.
  4. New PC for village - PC Nigel Hastead.
  5. Harvington Rector retires at weekend - Revd Cedric Eve.
  6. Desperate mother - Valarie Greening of 5 Leysfield.
  7. Licence lost for six months - Gordon Wilks of 5 Leys Road.

1981 027:         1984

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  1. Valarie Greening of 5 Leysfield broke into the meter.
  2. Who will survive a 'nuclear winter'.
  3. Villagers urged to back playing fields.
  4. Model way to raise funds.
  5. 'Pirates' helped handicapped - Mrs Vicky Thould.
  6. Harvington Rectory for sale.
  7. Marriages - David Michael Brooks of Evesham & Sandra Elizabeth Reynolds of Harvington; William Peter Morton of Daventry & Deborah Ann Coley of Harvington.

1981 028:         1984

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  1. To Evesham with love - Peter Hemming.
  2. Villages in gas plea - Mr Hudson of Myatts Field.
  3. Thanks to pub couple - Margaret and Frank Ash of the Golden Cross.
  4. Horticultural club for Harvington - Tony Watts.
  5. All smiles after best charity effort - Harvington School and who are they all?

1981 029:         1984

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  1. Bonfire sparks shed blaze - Black & White Garages.
  2. Scales stolen in raid - John Coley.
  3. Lead was sold as scrap - Ian Roberts of Oak Tree Cottage.
  4. Vandals put phone at risk.
  5. Quiet life for a radio vicar - Rev Jonathan Crane.

1981 030:         1984

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  1. Parish offers olive branch - to youths.
  2. Old man tied up for 4 pence - Leslie Bishop.
  3. Ban after joy ride - Gary Wardle of 3 Leys Road.
  4. Council matters.
  5. Drama has arrived in Harvington.

1981 031:         1985

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  1. ALL HE want for Christmas - Ralph Lawrence.
  2. Artist' ambition - Dennis Kitchen.
  3. Jenny's sales success - Jenny Johnson Locke.
  4. Bid to cut accident toll at busy crossroads - crossroads near Golden Cross.
  5. Playing Fields Association - Mrs Linda Attwood.
  6. Charity Dance - Mrs Caroline Godber of The Retreat.
  7. Darts at the Coach and Horses.
  8. Skittles at the Coach and Horses.

1981 032:         1985

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  1. Trees for Harvington.
  2. HATS - Harvington Amateur Theatrical Society.
  3. Driver had no licence - Roy Richard Coldicot of Blakenhurst.
  4. Artists brush up their work.
  5. Lucky dip at Harvington School.
  6. Bernard Griffiths of Bank Cottage.
  7. Bargain had been stolen - Thomas Cook of Littleton & Peter Beasley of Village Street.

1981 033:         1985

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  1. Ice crash escape - Leslie Perkins of Hughes Close.
  2. The gardening club.
  3. The bird man of Harvington - PC Hastead.
  4. Teachers splash out - the school.
  5. Woman's dog bit distributor - Mrs Dwynwen Merriman of Leysfield.
  6. Cost of cider - Alan Williams of Norton Road.

1981 034:         1985

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  1. Full of bounce - plat group.
  2. Dovecot to go? - this is the dovecot and it is still owned by Manor Farm and in an even worse state.
  3. Council matters.
  4. 400 people sign pressure petition -
  5. Villages gas supply call.
  6. Theatrical Society - HATS.
  7. Threat to youth club.
  8. Playing Field.
  9. Horticultural Society - gardening group.

1981 035:         1985

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  1. New lease of live for asparagus - Mill Farm Nurseries.
  2. New barn conversions for sale at Dalkeith.
  3. Moss's shop for sale.
  4. Hats - theatre group.
  5. Harvington gardening group jumble sale.
  6. Harvington Girl Guides.
  7. Craftsman flees carbon-copy blaze - John Bradley at Black & White Garages.
  8. Harvington homes - on site of Black & White Garages.
  9. Playgroup.
  10. Harvington School.
  11. Housing plan is on wrong track - David Hutchings.
  12. Record for Arrow - Harvington Angling Club - Alan Newman.

1981 036:         1985

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  1. Marriages - Karen Dillworth & Michael Lymn.
  2. Harvington Senior Residents Club - Mrs Baylis, Mrs Hartiss, Mrs Shailer & outing.
  3. Playing Field.
  4. HATS.
  5. Mums in charity initiative.
  6. Protection of swans.
  7. Gas supply.
  8. Council matters.
  9. Gardening club.

1981 037:         1985

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  1. New hope for village gas supply campaign.
  2. Gardening Club.
  3. Stopped on for 40 years - Howard James of Greenhill, church organist.
  4. Art Group.
  5. Garden Club.
  6. Council Matters.
  7. Play group.
  8. Harvington Baptist Chapel and travellers - Mr & Mrs Nash of Orchard Close.

1981 038:         1985

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  1. Couple's diamond day - Ruby and Alex Knight of Glebe Cottages.
  2. Gipsy camp.
  3. Hallowe'en dance.
  4. Gardening Club.
  5. Christmas Fair.
  6. Planning permission for bungalow behind 'Conifers' - John Shailer.
  7. Harvington Senior Residents Andrew Bennet.
  8. Baptist Chapel.

1981 039:         1985/6

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  1. WI - 60 years.
  2. Obituaries - Edith Hammond of 12 Glebe Cottages; Anne Elizabeth Lewis; Elsie Marion Tyack, Golden Cross; Victor James Tyack; Kathleen Joyce Moss of Moss's Shop; Dorothy Marion Beasley of Lindon Lea, Station Road; Hilda Herod, Baptist Church; Redvers James Young of Post Office Bungalows; Roy Egbert Ashmead; Ethel Gertrude Harris of Blakenhurst; Ronald Frederick Bailey; Dorothy Timmings; David (Kelly) Blake; Herbert James Buttler; Lillian Catherine Morrow of Cluna.

1981 040:         1986

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  1. Council matters.
  2. Church matters.
  3. Gas supply.
  4. Play Group.
  5. Gardening Group.
  6. Art Group.
  7. Playing Field.
  8. HATS.
  9. Special Care.
  10. Homes Appeal - David Hutchings.
  11. The Malthouse for sale.
  12. Moss's Shop for sale.

1981 041:         1986

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  1. Council tenants are against gas proposals.
  2. Harvington team's first session - district crib league at Coach & Horses: Sue Lowe, Margaret Salter, Julia Mitchell, Eileen Ludlow, Chris Pedrick, Marianne Sivitar, Rita Harris, Violet Kibble.
  3. Village Hall.
  4. Playing Field.
  5. Cricket Club.
  6. Council matters.
  7. Gardening club.
  8. Door rammed in raid - John Shailer's home.

1981 042:         1986

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  1. Gipsy sites debate.
  2. Council matters.
  3. Parish matters.
  4. Playing Field.
  5. Security plan backed - Black & White plot.
  6. Depressed pensioner killed herself - Mrs Mary Blake, Station Road.
  7. Manor Farm for sale.
  8. HATS.
  9. Play Group.

1981 043:         1986

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  1. Harvington man dies in Crossroads crash - Steven John Austin of Orchard Place.
  2. Family rebuilt Rectory - Harvington Rectory.
  3. Fun at Harvington - Village playing field.
  4. Ballroom fun - Harvington Playgroup.
  5. Harvington rethink - off Rectory Lane.
  6. Gardening Club.
  7. Road safety.
  8. Baptist Chapel.
  9. Crime prevention.
  10. Council matters.

1981 044:         1986

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  1. Mystery grows - Shakespeare Inn - Mrs Hawlins.
  2. A slice of cider history - Mr & Mrs Hawkins.
  3. Trefoil award for Sue - Harvington Brownies.
  4. Neighbourhood watch.
  5. Senior residents.

1981 045:         1986

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  1. Church goes it along - Baptist Chapel.
  2. Gardening Club.
  3. 156,000 per acre - building land in Harvington.
  4. Church fete.
  5. Digging deep for charity - ploughing skills Mike & Charles Latham, & Pete Allely.
  6. Group seeks members.
  7. Council matters.

1981 046:         1986

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  1. Death crash mystery - Robert Davies.
  2. Harvington Art Group - John Robson of Windermere.
  3. Harvest Festival.
  4. Harvington Girl Guides.
  5. Council matters.
  6. Residents meeting.
  7. Villagers launch church appeal - Alan Hirst.

1981 047:         1987

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  1. Village estate - the building of St Mary's Close.
  2. Harvington Baby and toddlers Group.
  3. Church matters.
  4. Marriages - Thomas Cook of Harvington & Linda Bell of Birmingham; Clifford Ronald Haines of Harvington & Amanda Jane Flett of Florida; Carol Angela Davies of Orchard Avenue & Philip Angela Worthington; Peter Beasley & Shirley Mates.
  5. Obituaries - Walter Joseph of 14 Glebe Cottages, Harvington Football Club; Elsie Lithgow Tyack of Orchard Close; Diane Irene Coley of Greenacres; Elizabeth Mary Baylis; Ronald Bromley, Coach & Horses.

1981 048:         1987

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  1. New challenges for the jobless Sheila Catlow.
  2. Ill health forces rector to resign - Rev Jonathan Crane.
  3. Council matters.
  4. Baby sitting - Barbara Sharp.
  5. Playgroup.
  6. Tree planting.
  7. Babies & Toddlers.
  8. Senior Residents Club.

1981 049:         1987

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  1. St James' Close houses for sale.
  2. Decision on new rector delayed.
  3. Council matters.
  4. Gardening Club.

1981 050:         1987

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  1. Parish election results.
  2. Council matters.
  3. Children at play - Harvington Play Group.
  4. Action research.
  5. School.
  6. Gardening group.

1981 051:         1987

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  1. Gardening Group.
  2. Golf ball scores a comedy hit - HATS
  3. Choir concert.
  4. Council matters.

1981 052:         1987

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  1. Playing Field Association.
  2. Church Fete.
  3. Wartime drawings on show - William Rawlinson.
  4. Cedar Lodge for sale.
  5. Catherine May (of Station Bank).
  6. 900 for roof appeal - church.
  7. Community Action Group.
  8. Gardening Group.

1981 053:         1987

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  1. Bypass crumbling under the strain.
  2. Council matters.
  3. Tapestry will boost appeal - Eleanor Searle.
  4. Playing Field Association.
  5. Rector for Harvington - Rev Barry James Freeth.
  6. Gardening Group.
  7. A red letter day! - play group.
  8. School.

1981 054:         1987

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  1. The Retreat for sale.
  2. Parents Association.
  3. Council matters.
  4. Baptist Chapel.
  5. HATS.
  6. Police insulted - Nigel Arthur Briffett of Ragley Road.
  7. Gardening group.

1981 055:         1987

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  1. Appeal to MP about village junction.
  2. Dogs killed as they savaged sheep - Manor Farm and David Byrd.
  3. Longlands for sale.
  4. Village school.
  5. Gardening group.
  6. Neighbours are burgled.
  7. Christmas Fair.
  8. Practise makes perfect - playgroup.
  9. Church matters.

1981 056:         1987

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  1. Sheep Farmer's plea - David Byrd of Heron's Roost, Anchor Lane.
  2. Couple hurt in crash - on Harvington bypass.
  3. WI matters.
  4. Marriages - Nicola Wheeler of Kinvara, Station Road & Geoffrey Clifford; Penelope Cross of Harvington & Andrew Kevin Harris; Joanne Victoria Sutton & Antony Maurice Dillworth of Village Street.

1981 057:         1988

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  1. Marriages - Nicola Anne Jelfs of Blakenhurst & Jeremy Ian Foster; Caroline Ann Holloway & David John Andrews of Rowberry Cottages; Jane Bruce & Alan Kevin Cotton of Harvington; Rachel Thompson & Malcolm John Plumb of Harvington.
  2. Obituaries - Rose Flora Reynolds of Village Street; Michael McNaughton; Annie Aston formerly of the Golden Cross and of Rose Villa, Alcester Road; Jim Walker of Finch Lane.
  3. WI matters.
  4. HATS.

1981 058:         1988

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  1. Gardening Club.
  2. Angler's dog shot by farmer - Max Byrd.
  3. Pear Tree Cottage for sale.
  4. A taste for the best - The Rowans, Leys Road for sale.
  5. Climber hurt in cliff fall - Gary Mayrick of Orchard Place.
  6. Action Research.
  7. Council matters.
  8. Church matters.

1981 059:         1988

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  1. Village petition about bad state of footpaths.
  2. Sheltered homes plan protest.
  3. 14,000 car blaze - Black & White Garages.
  4. The Rowans new development in Leys Road.
  5. Cricket Club.
  6. Village Hall.
  7. Council matters.