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Ramsbury Primary School becomes a National leader in Education It has recently been announced that Ramsbury Primary School has been appointed as a National Support School with staff being selected for top roles to support other schools and to train new teachers across the United Kingdom. National Leaders of Education use...

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Ramsbury Primary School a National leader in Education

Ramsbury Primary School becomes a National leader in Education It has recently been announced that Ramsbury Primary School has been appointed as a National Support...
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WINNERS! Ramsbury IS The Best Village

Award Winning Best Village in Wiltshire We all think Ramsbury is a rather special place but we've had a dig around in the local archives...

Ramsbury Property For Sale

Houses for Sale in Ramsbury - Updated September 2018 Currently advertised properties in Ramsbury: Scholards Lane, Grade II Listed, 7 bedrooms £3,650,000 - Knight Frank Union Street, Thatch,...

Horticultural Shows in Ramsbury

Horticultural Shows in Ramsbury Ramsbury Horticultural Society holds three shows a year, in the Memorial Hall, usually in April, August and October. It is a...

Axford Beer Festival

Axford Beer Festival Saturday 7th July - Jubilee Field, Axford 1pm to 10pm The Axford Beer Festival promises a great variety of beers and live music...

The Raven’s Call

Your Chance to get involved! The next community production will be 'The Raven’s Call: Voices through time' Following the recent success of Oliver!, The Real Inspector...

Ramsbury Street Fair

The Ramsbury Street Fair The next Ramsbury Street Fair is Saturday 30 June 2018 11am The Ramsbury Street Fair has an exciting line up of events...

Oh! What a Lovely War! – review

War is Hell The standard current interpretation of the First World War is one of the gallant common people betrayed by an ineffective and outdated...

Royal Wedding Party in Ramsbury

Have a Royal Wedding Party in Ramsbury Catch all the Royal Wedding action in Ramsbury from 11am The wedding of party Prince Harry and American actor...

Ramsbury Run

The RAMSBURY CIRCUIT 5 MILE RUN Sunday, 20th May 2018 at 11am A lovely 5 mile multi-terrain run around the picturesque village of Ramsbury in Wiltshire....

A Mother’s Good-bye to Her Child

A Mother's Good-bye to Her Child DO not know, my little friend, if I shall be allowed to see to write to you again. Remember...

A Workhouse at the top of the hill

Workhouse Loneliness I have grandparents who were sent to the workhouse as children. While scavenging at a car boot sale, I came across an old...

Ashdown House – Portraits with pearls

Ashdown House A country house with beautiful woodlands and bursting with history Where the English counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire meet, you’ll find a life-size...
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Ramsbury Boundary Walk

Beating the Bounds in Ramsbury Sunday 6th May 2018 The annual Boundary Walk is Ramsbury and Axford’s modern version of the ancient parish custom of “Beating...

Wonderful Things – Short Story

Wonderful Things My mummy is lying in a cold and dusty chamber. Not my mother but my dried out, dead body all wrapped in bandages....

Ramsbury Flyer

Ramsbury Flyer - Ramsbury Community Transport Latest Trips on the Ramsbury Flyer 2018 Thursday 3 May: Living Rainforest, Thatcham Visit The Living Rainforest is a rare opportunity...

Chewy ANZAC Biscuits Recipe

For traditional Aussie tucker try our chewy ANZAC Biscuits recipe ANZAC biscuits range from super-chewy to extra-crisp. They’re buttery, with golden syrup, coconut and oats...

James’ Amazing Rock Cake Recipe

James' Easy Rock Cake Recipe Scrumptious treats in less than 30 minutes. James' simple rock cake recipe for kids (with a tasty coconut twist) makes...

Growing Smiles with Cress Heads

Family Fun 101: Growing Cress Heads Grow your own cress from seed and add 'hair' to healthy salad sandwiches in just one week A final gift...

Avebury Rocks

Family Days Out - Avebury Rocks Avebury World Heritage Site is a complex of intriguing prehistoric monuments comprising Windmill Hill burial mounds, Silbury Hill, West...

Pit Stop Discovery – The Battle of Lansdown

Sir Bevill Grenville's Monument and the Battle of Lansdown 1643 Always driving past it, never actually stopping, until today. The monument stands just north of...

A moment of calm on the River Kennet

Mindfulness: A moment of calm on the River Kennet Having a tough day? For your sensory pleasure take just one minute and time out to...

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Family Days Out: Farleigh Hungerford Castle In less than an hours drive from Ramsbury you'll find the romantic ruins of Farleigh Hungerford castle. The castle...

River Kennet Rescue

River Kennet Rescue https://youtu.be/_Nquw7xZJDo It was a sunny Thursday afternoon and my mum, my sister and I were walking from the Duck's Bridge (Kennet Bridge) on...

Growing up in Ramsbury, there’s always something to do

Village Kids living the country life Things to do in Ramsbury for kids When you live in a rural area, there are no excuses for sitting...

Ramsbury to twin with Rome

“Romesbury” - Ramsbury to twin with Rome In an attempt to maintain cultural and commercial links with Europe post-Brexit, Ramsbury Parish Council has announced it...

Ramsbury’s Royal Connections

Ramsbury’s Royal Connections King Edward I "the Elder" of England Records begin of Ramsburys royal connections in 909, where King Edward I "the Elder" of England...

Josie’s 21st century Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Josie's 21st century Yorkshire Pudding Recipe (So easy, a 7 year old can make them) Yorkshire Pudding Ingredients 70g plain flour 2 eggs 100ml milk goose fat for baking (or...

Worlds Worst Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Life is too short for homemade Hot Cross Buns Seduced by glorious magazine recipes for hot cross buns? Tempted to make your own? Are you...

Local Butchers Sumbler Brothers Win Awards

Local Butchers Sumbler Brothers Win Awards Family butchers Sumblers made mincemeat of the opposition by taking home the trophy for Wiltshire Life 2018 Independent Food/Drink...

BBC Investigates Fishy Business at Ramsbury Primary School

BBC Wiltshire Radio onsite at the River Kennet in Ramsbury to chat to village schoolchildren on their ARK Trout Release     Class 2 and Class 3...

Spring Equinox brings Cold Chickens

Spring Blog from Ramsbury Today is the Spring Equinox, despite the patches of snow which are still lying on the ground. The Equinox signals the...

Tea and Geography

Tea and Geography A view of worldly attitudes towards tea It's spring in my English country garden in Ramsbury and I have in full bud a...

The Bell at Ramsbury

The Bell at Ramsbury a 300 year old former coaching Inn The Bell is many things: a prize-winning pub, a restaurant, a café, somewhere smart to...
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The Ghost Village of Imber

The Ghost Village of Imber “Little Imber on the down, seven miles from any town” The remote settlement of Imber dates from at least Saxon times...

Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry

The Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry Rich in colour, strong design and variety of depicted village scenes. The Ramsbury Millennium Tapestry is the result of a community...

Raspberry Jam Marlborough

Jamming in Marlborough We can all use computers - they’re all around us, in a myriad different gadgets - but most of us can’t program...

How to Make a Mealworm Bird feeder

Homemade Meal worm Bird Feeders Give birds a helping hand Make your own attractive pine cone bird feeder that not only looks better than plastic bird...

Homemade Snow Ice cream

How to Make Snow Ice cream You've sledged in it, made it into snowballs, sculpted it into snowmen - now for one last rush of...

How to Make Slime

Homemade Slime Great fun for kids parties, Halloween or just as a rainy day project The most difficult part of making slime is sourcing the right...

Ramsbury Crier Twitter Account Cloned

AI? Oyez! Navigating the Twitter Impersonation Policy Town Criers were historically a means of disseminating news and information and, like many of his fellow criers,...

Blue Willow China – a love story?

Singin’ the Blues: You'll never look at your old china the same way again The Willow Pattern - also known as Blue Willow or simply...

Ramsbury Snow Picture Gallery

The 'Beast from the East' hits Ramsbury   Ramsbury was transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland after being blanketed with snow. The 'Beast from the East'...

Ramsbury Streets

The Story of Ramsbury's Street Names Ever wondered about the history or meaning behind street and place names in Ramsbury? Ramsbury High Street The main influences on...

Corporate Brands In Schools

Is it right to promote corporate brands such as Fairtrade in schools, churches and even as 'Fairtrade towns'? It’s Fairtrade Fortnight and son’s school has...

Happier Marriage

Simple Secret to a Happier Marriage? It may be going too far to suggest that journos simply make it up as they go along, but...
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Maud Heath’s Causeway

Maud Heath’s Causeway 2½ miles / 1 hour OS Explorer 156 (Chippenham/Bradford) Interesting Wiltshire walks further afield this time – but well worth it for views...

Savernake Ensemble Local Classics

Introducing the Savernake Ensemble Tamasin Coates – violin; Alice Simmons - mezzo-soprano; Kevin Bates - piano.   This lively trio first performed together in 2016 at a...

Ravensbury Players Events

The Ravensbury Players present  “That’s Entertainment” A quiz with a difference Friday March 23rd 2018 Join us at the Memorial Hall, Ramsbury  7.30 for 8 pm Tables of 4 to 8 Cheese...

Ramsbury Village

Welcome to Ramsbury Ramsbury in Wiltshire UK is a real taste of the country (imagine thick forests, green meadows, rolling hills and chalk streams -...
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