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CHAIRMAN Caroline Brocksom welcomed all to the Guild’s November meeting, and was delighted that members had been able to boost the Trussell Trust’s 2013 Shoe Box Appeal by bringing about 20 colourful filled boxes to be sent to the Roma children of Bulgaria for Christmas.
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THE Salisbury United Reformed Church’s drama group, The Progress Players, recently presented a literary mystery play entitled Murder in the Pump Room. Members of the large audience were invited to become detectives, solving the murder enacted before them.
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RICHARD Broadhead, a First World War historian and author, gave a talk on the background of the Great War and its costs, both financial and human; with reference to Wiltshire involvement in particular. He bought along artefacts to show us, including a life-sized soldier in f
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SEVENTEEN members of Dinton WI were welcomed by the president, Sue Taylor, who then introduced Margaret McKenzie who gave an interesting and informative talk on the Fovant Camps during the First World War.
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IN 1987 the concept of the University of the Third Age for lively minded retired people was still a novelty in the UK. In that year Nancy Teed, a local octogenarian with a passion for improving the lives of older people, founded Salisbury’s first U3A.
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MEMBERS of Laverstock WI heard how the famous Faberge jewellery was made when Mark Wilson gave an illustrated talk about the celebrated Russian silversmith. The large audience was amazed by the exquisite beauty of each piece and the workmanship involved in producing each item.
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THE Whiteparish Breakaway Group’s October meeting was again held in All Saints’ Church, and, after welcoming some new faces, Janette Munro introduced the speaker, Romy Wyeth, who entertained the group with tales of The Good Life of a Police Constable’s Wife.
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THE branch held a meeting on October 23 at The Rose and Crown, Harnham at which we were delighted to hear that we have been awarded The Hardacre Trophy for the development of an award scheme working through English teachers at secondary schools in the area.
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THE local history group in Alderbury put on a display of photographs, documents and maps from its last ten years of research into Alderbury and Whaddon, and the people who lived and worked in the villages.
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THE choir at St Thomas’s Church continues to make an invaluable contribution to public worship in the city, and added to this on October 13 by giving a performance in the church of an abridged version of Handel’s Messiah.
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