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Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...

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History of the family who lived at the Cemetery Lodge, Cemetery Road, Bishop’s Stortford (Part 1)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bishop’s Stortford has so many interesting old buildings and houses. Whenever I walk to the town I try to go through the “old” cemetery near Apton Road as I find the old gravestones and the old buildings fascinating. I know from various books and articles about Bishop’s Stortford that in 1855 what was then called the New Cemetery was founded on the outskirts of the town. The Grade II listed Lodge and two chapels by the main entrance were designed by local architect GE Pritchett (who also designed the old school and church in High Wych and several other buildings...

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

This competition is something the Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford has organised for the last few years with the local Primary schools year 6 pupils. To ensure all the schools have a chance to enter Rotary Club selects 4/5 different ones each year and invite them to participate. To set up the competition they  have a local Artist Margaret Blascoes who firstly identify the subject matter, this year it was ‘Our Wonderful Ground’ after which she proceeds to judge the best entries and awards 1st 2nd  and3rd places for which the Rotary Club gives a monetary prize. The schools select...

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