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  • Produced by : Mick & Kim Workman, Mike Parker, Chris & Mel Wilson, Marilyn Butt, with watercolour above by Julian Crawford

    June & July 2013

    A SeSaME Production. No 10

    Photo by Mike Parker

    M A G N I F I

    C E N T

    M A G N O

    L I A

  • Editorial

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    August/Sept Oct/Nov Dec/Jan

    14th July 15th Sept 17th Nov

    27. Current footpath news

    8. Have your own groups web page on www.sedgeberrow.com.

    10. Sandfield Farm Open Day

    Editors Mike Parker 01386 881863

    Mel Wilson energy@sesame.me.uk

    Advertising see page 16

    Copy Deadlines 2013

    This publication is printed on recycled paper

    19. Evesham Survey

    All paper used in the Sedgeberrow Post has been sponsored by Kim & Mike

    Workman, courtesy of Dunn & Dusted.

    Do Support our Advertisers

    You will see that a good mix of people have responded to our offer of advertising

    space in the 2013 Sedgeberrow Post, showing us the services that they offer.

    Without them we could not afford to pro-duce this newsletter, with its splash of

    colour and information for the village.

    Thanks to them all. So please do your bit.

    Consider what they are offering very seriously and when you respond make sure that you let them know that you

    heard about them here, between the pages of our village newsletter.

    12. Traffic Mayhem

    6. Big Butterfly Count

    Not to be Missed

    16. Advertise in the Post

    4. Sedge Warbler

    5. Remember Oil Buying Dates

    3. Do you lack Rhythm?

    29. School Play at Pershore No 8

    28. Sedgeberrow School News

    16. Village Hall News

    11. Run Stuff

    20. Main St Planning News

    35. Sesame Seeds Allotments

    14. Can you Sew?

    30. My Brother Doofuss

    18. Village Store

    29. A Childhood Scene

    30. Word Pics

    31. More on new Main St Houses

    33. Flood Group Report

    34. Parish Council Report

    3. Village Fete Date

    49. Which? On Energy companies

    38. Report on 10th April meeting

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    Sedgeberrow Post is available online. Go to www.sesame.me.uk & click on the Kingfisher. If you want a reminder on every publication date see below:

    Just contact the editor via energy@sesame.me.uk.We wont deliver but send you a link to its place on our SeSaME website. A reader wrote:

    What an excellent, beautifully produced, easy to navigate, online magazine.

    If so, thats maybe why you might miss getting an article into the Sedgeberrow Post on time.

    We have to admit that the increased gap, caused by being bi-monthly, makes timing a little complicated for article and minute writers. It does though significantly reduce the pressure on the time commitment of the busy twenty two villagers who generously arrange the rhythm of their lives around dropping the Post onto your doormat.

    You can get rhythm though! Please look at these 2013 copy deadlines:

    14th July. 15th Sept. 17th Nov Take the floor, swirl into action, plot and plan your meetings so

    that you are left with time to catch the Sedgeberrow Post. Pen your articles with an eye on those magic dates.

    Do you lack Rhythm?

    Note from SeSaME: We process personal data in accordance with the rights of data subjects under the Data Protection Act. Please inform us if there is any data

    that you do not wish us to store on our computers.

    Note Change of Date

    Put the new date in your diary. Dont miss out. Act now.

    Think about how you can get involved, have fun and

    support your village.

    Ring 01386 881764

    Sunday 8th September

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    From: The Sedge Warbler

    Sedge Warbler pic. copyright of P&H Harris. www.kenyabirds.org.uk.

    All sorts of Sauce That challenged Lea & Perrins

    with Evesham Relish

    In the Feb/March Post I asked what readers knew about Evesham Relish and how it stood up against the clearly much more successful Lea & Perrins sauce. We knew nutting. Luckily David Nash of Cultural Services in Worcester has un-earthed details of even more rivals who challenged Lea & Perrins decades ago. We have "Worcester City museum collection" to thank for these.

    Holbrooks Worcestershire Sauce Label The Proprieters of Holbrooks Worcestershire Sauce beg your acceptance of the sample bottle sent herewith, and for which they ask the favour of a trial against Messrs Lea & Perrins brand. In quality and flavour Holbrooks is equal, if not superior to any other make of Worcestershire sauce, and has the distinction of having the largest sale of any Sauce in the world. Duplicates of the sample bottle are sold by grocers at 6d (2.5p). They are nearly twice as large as a small bottle of Lea & Perrins, which are sold at from 10d to a 1/- (5p). We think the comparison worthy of consideration, as by buying Holbrooks you will get equal, if not better quality for half the price, and at the same time, nearly double the quantity.

    No fancy labelling here but an immediate cut to the chase with free samples and a price war. Some things never change, though it was clearly to no avail. Sedge Warbler

    Flying the flags of the UK, France, Russia and a possible Belgium, for their claim to be unbeatable. The Sauce Works, Angel St, Worcester

    Relying on the exotic attractions of the orient to boost its spicy creden-tials, whilst the bottle shown looks identical to a Lea & Perrins one. Waldron and Co, Worcester.

    A blatant take on the Lea & Perrins label, and outsiders too. Strettons & Co, Worcester and Birmingham. Claiming their originality as well.

  • Talk to Mike, who will help you sort out how much space you will need. (01386 881863)

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    Please note change to a Thursday delivery date For a monthly email reminder - contact Mike Parker

    Dont miss out! Next Delivery Dates are: Thurs 13th June, Thurs 11th July

    Make sure that you buy regularly as a member of Sedgeberrow Oil Buying Group, as come the crunch at any time, because of supply and weather

    conditions, loyal members will be prioritised.

    Reminder: Minimum delivery is 500 litres, so check that your tank will easily take that amount. Its important because our Oil Buying Group pays 1000 litre rates for 500 litre orders, which are normally at least a 1p a litre more. 1. Check the dates - see below. 2. Phone on 01905 775920 or by email to droitwich@evesons.co.uk.

    3. Remember: If you order after midday of the day before delivery, you will NOT be eligible for the reduced price. Check your tank levels regularly. 4. You must say you are part of the Sedgeberrow Oil Buying Group. 5. Give full delivery name and address. 6. Payment can be made either at time of ordering but certainly within TEN days of delivery, either by cheque or by phoning in with debit card details. 7. Sign up with SeSaME for an email - order date reminder if you lead a busy life. 8.The price is not fixed until two days before delivery, as market prices change every day.

    2013 Delivery Dates - Thurs 8th Aug. Thurs 12th Sept. Thurs 10th Oct. Thurs 14th Nov. Thurs 12th Dec.

    Sedgeberrow Sustainable and Manageable Energy SeSaME. Website: www.sesame.co.uk Email: energy@sesame.me.uk

    Contact: Mike Parker (Chairman) Tel: 01386 881863

    Sedgeberrow Oil Buying Group. SeSaME Oil Buying Group, in association with Evesons of Worcestershire.

    Your Village Needs You Have you any experiences you wish to share, a skill that could please our villagers? Do please us all by submitting articles, recording your events and most importantly, hitting our bi-monthly deadlines. If you are a local villager you will have a choice of a double A5 page spread, a single A5 page, a half page and a quarter page. We can help you estimate how many words you will need for each size.

    Submitting Material For Publication

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    Sedgeberrow Wordsearch Find all the words on the right in this locally themed Wordsearch

    The idea for this Wordsearch comes to you courtesy of Lindsey, a Villager and Post Advertiser (see page 17). If you have any ideas to share about what would be good

    to see in the Post, please let us know. (Editor)

    Where was this picture taken then?

    (Pictures & idea courtesy of Peter Loomes)

    How well do you know your Village?

    See page 30 for the answer.

    Bridewell Drive Churchill Road Main Street Barn Lane Pear Tree Drive Blacksmiths Close Cheltenham Road Winchcombe Road Millfield Bridgemeadow Close Sandfield Lane

    The Big Butterfly Count 20th July-11th August

    Help plan for the protection of our native butterflies.

    Download an identification chart from the special Big Butterfly Count

    website (www.bigbutterflycount.org) where you will find full details of how to record what you see. Find out more about the work of your local butterfly

    conservationists by visiting www.westmidlands-butterflies.org.uk

    The Streets of Sedgeberrow

    Plus one other, three word, street name

    that we challenge you

    to find.

    See page 30, if stumped

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