News – Page 11

The Vandals Strike Again

A commemorative tree planted in the Governors’ Field has been destroyed by vandals.

The tree was paid for by a Nottinghamshire County Council grant and planted earlier this year to commemorate the anniversary of the end of World War I. A dedication event had been planned for November in conjunction with Nottinghamshire County Council.

Also, on Saturday night (14th July), when the Governors’ Field was locked, a person or persons climbed over the gate to try to break into the fenced off area. One of the fence panels has been damaged and the base units were moved and placed in the middle of the field.

Can we ask all villagers to be vigilant. If you are walking or driving past the Governors’ Field at night, please be our eyes and ears and if you observe any anti social behaviour on the field, dial 999.

The Police have been informed of latest developments and we ask anyone with information to contact the Clerk on 8498195 or Notts Police on 101.

Woodborough Shop & Post Office

Woodborough has a shop and Post Office – but did you know that we are also your local bank?

You can pay in cash and send cheques to your bank – but the best bit is that you can withdraw cash, and go and spend it!

We can assure you that if you come and visit us you will be made most welcome.

Jayna (Post-Mistress), Brijesh & Tracey

To Make You Smile……

Now that exam time has come and gone, here are a few of the answers…

Q. Name the four seasons.
A. Salt, pepper, mustard, vinegar.

Q. How is dew formed?
A, The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire.

Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company ask for?
A. If you are buying a house, they will insist that you are well endowed.

Q. What are steroids?
A. Things for keeping carpets still on the stairs. (Shoot yourself now – there is little hope!)

Q. What happens to your body when you age?
A. When you get old, so do your bowels and you get intercontinental.

Q. How can you delay milk turning sour?
A. Keep it in the cow. (Simple, but brilliant)

Q. What is the fibula?
A. A small lie

Q. What is a terminal illness?
A. When you are sick at the airport. (Irrefutable)

Q. What does the word ‘benign’ mean?
A. Benign is what you will be after you be eight. (Brilliant)

Q. Give the meaning of “Caesarian Section”.
A. The Caesarian section is a district in Rome

Forwarded by Andrew Ball

Parkinson’s Support Group

The glorious weather ensured we had a lovely time at a BBQ put on by members Bernard & June in their beautiful garden at Forest Town.  Bernard was the master of the BBQ so was kept very busy and June provided lovely salads and puddings.    Two couples enjoyed a Blues and Jazz evening at the Hopbarn at Upton.  It was a very hot evening so support group Etheral and main group Hopyard did well to cope with the extra heat from the stage lighting.

Laura Walton-Taylor, a health Coach for Everyone Health, was the speaker at the July meeting.   She has a masters degree in Nutrition and Public Health Management so gives talks to schools and community groups.  After listening to the facts and figures relating to diet and ideas for living a healthy lifestyle we invited Laura to join us for our buffet lunch.    She said she was very impressed with our happy group and she gave the buffet the thumbs up too (we hid some of the cakes behind the healthier food!).

We were delighted to meet John Freeman who had learnt about the group through the Bramley newspaper. He could only stay for the first half of the meeting but hopes to come in August when Canine Partners will return with golden Labrador Simba now she is further though her training.    If an adorable puppy does not capture John’s heart hopefully the buffet lunch will as we need new members. 

The planned tour of the National Trust Workhouse followed by Afternoon Tea at Michael’s and Sandra’s home became just Afternoon Tea. The members voted to stay in the fresh air and re-schedule the Workhouse tour for another time.

If you would like to know more about this friendly independent group please contact Michael & Sandra on 01636 812399 or email  We meet from 11.00 – 1.00 on the 2nd Saturday of the month at Reach UK, Prebend Passage, Southwell NG25 0JH.