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Tag: Churchill

STRAWBERRY LINE TIMES – FEATURE: memories of the Big Freeze in the winter of 1962/63 and when steam trains connected Wells and Banwell (and when naughty school boys could lark about in the compartment carriages)

STRAWBERRY LINE TIMES – FEATURE: memories of the Big Freeze in the winter of 1962/63 and when steam trains connected Wells and Banwell (and when naughty school boys could lark about in the compartment carriages)

An article in the Strawberry Line Times magazine four years ago about the winter of 1962/63 triggered lots of memories from readers. Terry Watkins who now lives in Australia recalled how he used a jack hammer to break the ground when installing cables in trenches in the lawns of residents. He got married that year […]

By April 17, 2018 Read More →
STRAWBERRY LINE TIMES – FEATURE: When Sarah Churchill fell out with the Queen of England (and a lot of other people as well)

STRAWBERRY LINE TIMES – FEATURE: When Sarah Churchill fell out with the Queen of England (and a lot of other people as well)

  The North Somerset village of Churchill has connections with the super rich and powerful of England’s ruling elite of the late 17th century. Harry Mottram investigates a female duo who dominated affairs at the heart of Government. When friends fall out, they can really fall out. In fact some friends will never speak to each other […]

By February 7, 2018 Read More →
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