Posts by Charles

Bells to Remember – 19 August 2016

Pte. Bob Hiatt, Gloucestershire Regiment (10th Battalion) – Saturday 19 August 1916 Wolford bells were rung on Friday 19 August 2016 at 7.00 pm to remember Pte. Bob Hiatt, a resident of Little Wolford who died during the Battle of the Somme. Bob Hiatt was killed on Saturday 19 August 1916, by a shell, outside […]

Bells to Remember – 30 June 2016

On the morning of Tuesday 30 June, a quarter peal was rung on Great Wolford bells in memory of Gunner Ernest Hall, the third soldier of The Great War on the Wolford memorial.  The quarter peal marks the centenary of Gunner Hall’s death on the Western front on 30 June 1915. The quarter, 1296 changes […]

Parish Council Audit Submission 2015/...

A copy of the completed submission has been posted HERE

Saving the Fox and Hounds?

Then and Now Back in May of last year I published a letter on the Great Wolford Village website from a local historian and long-term regular visitor to the Fox and Hounds Inn raising concerns about the new owners’ actions upon purchasing the pub. I added my own note of concern to the post. My […]

St. George’s Day Supper –...

Little Wolford Village Hall 7.30pm for 8pm Saturday, 23rd April 2016 Traditional Roast Beef Supper – Raffle – Fun, Frolics and Song Only £27.50 per ticket   Ticket price includes aperitif, wine and port For further details contact: Simon Lewis on 01608 684107 – smnlws@btconnect.comor James van Helden on 01608 674244 – Hurry, there are […]

The Salford Inn – a great ne...

The Salford Inn (formerly the Black Horse) at Salford, near Chipping Norton has reopened after being closed for a long period. The new owners have done a terrific job of restoring a run-down building into a Pub that both villagers and visitors can enjoy. Described by the owners as a “Traditional Country Pub without the […]

Live and Local – Graffiti Cl...

A Live and Local event is coming to Little Wolford on Friday 22nd April to entertain us with classical virtuosity liberally sprinkled with humour. The band is called Graffiti Classics, they will be on at 7.30 p.m. in Little Wolford Village Hall (doors open 7pm) Tickets cost £12-50 which includes a light supper – bring […]

Quiz and Fish & Chips Supper

  Saturday 9th April at 7.00 pm Little Wolford Village Hall A really good night out with a first class supper and a lively quiz Come in a ready-made team or join up with others on the night Bring your own drinks and we’ll provide the glasses Book now: £12.50p per person Please ring Janet […]

Peter Watson – God and Lawn Car...

GOD to ST. FRANCIS : Frank   ,  You know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet?   What happened to the dandelions, violets, milkweeds and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect no-maintenance garden plan. Those plants grow in any type of soil, […]


Well, the new Superfast Broadband connection is up and running here at Select Systems   The results are certainly impressive with huge download and upload speeds. As well as making web browsing faster and the download of high definition on-demand TV content possible, it makes storage and retrieval of your files and images, even very […]