Author Archives: Roger W

Down Came The Rain

Those of us of us who were part of the “Swinging Sixties” might recall Mister Murray’s ghastly rendition of “Down Came The Rain”. Hideous as it was, its title was an appropriate memory of this evening’s Big Christmas at Castle … Continue reading

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Cheque this out!

The combined backdrop of Sherborne Castle and the November sun provided a perfect setting for yesterday”s Sherborne Classic Cars cheque presentation. Several members of Brue Valley Rotary Club were present to hand over HUGE cheques to some of the many … Continue reading

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We did better than the Punters!

Some of those in know in betting circles favour a sensible approach and  choose an each way stake; others, sometimes rashly, throw caution to the wind and go for the win. The Brue Valley contingent at Wincanton Racecourse yesterday were … Continue reading

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Blown Away at Castle Cary

  The outlook for Saturday’s Carnival at Castle Cary was grim with heavy rain and strong winds being on the menu. Mercifully the promised precipitation failed to materialise and Brue Valley’s Bucket Collectors were left to cope with the not … Continue reading

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Rain DIDN’T Stop Play !!!!!!

Those who are fascinated with data won’t be surprised to learn that yesterday’s rainfall in the South West was 27.6 mm. A significant proportion must have descended on Saturday morning’s Playfest at Castle Cary Primary School justifying the decision to … Continue reading

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Brue Valley’s Coffee morning shakes Costa Coffee !!

  News of Costa Coffee’s sale of its 3821 shops to Coca-Cola and the associated increase of 16.3% in its parent’s company share price to £46.75 prompted the writer to investigate another rising coffee shop star. Yes, it was Brue … Continue reading

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