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Overbury Cricket Club - Awards Night & President's Match

Overbury Cricket Club - Awards Night & President's Match

  • 24 Sep 2010
  • Overbury Estate

Overbury Cricket Club annual Awards Night was held on Friday 17th September, followed by The Presidents Match on Saturday afternoon. After a closely fought game with plenty of entertaining moments, the President's XI (Captained by Ben Holland-Martin)were bowled out still some 20 runs short of their target. Congratulations to the Overbury XI...


Beckford Barn Dance

Beckford Barn Dance

  • 22 Sep 2010
  • Local Events, Overbury Estate

Our congratulations to the Evesham Round Table who hosted the Beckford Barn Dance last weekend. The evening was organised in memory of Rupert Ellis and they raised over £1500 towards a disabled hide for the Beckford Nature Reserve nearby. If you would like to find out more about the local Round Table and what they get up to, do take a look at...


Clipping our Yew hedges

Clipping our Yew hedges

  • 14 Sep 2010
  • Gardening, Overbury Estate

George and Ted got stuck into our Yew hedges last week; it takes us about a month each year to trim the whole lot, culminating in us hiring a raised platform to do the tops at the end of September each year! We used to sell the clippings for incorporation into medicines for chemotherapy, however, these drugs can now be made synthetically and...


Overbury Heritage Open Day - 11th & 12th September

Overbury Heritage Open Day - 11th & 12th September

  • 3 Sep 2010
  • Local Events, Overbury Estate, Property Showcases

We are pleased to invite you to visit Overbury on the weekend of Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September any time between 12noon and 5pm  There will be a rare opportunity to climb the tower of St. Faith's Church and see the far reaching views from the top. (Please be aware that the steps to the top of the tower are very steep and narrow, so...


Bank holiday bottleneck!

Bank holiday bottleneck!

  • 2 Sep 2010
  • Out and About, Overbury Estate

How do you get a ship into a bottle?...More importantly, how can we get the combine harvester and other farm machinery up through the village on a Bank Holiday weekend? The same applies to parking across field gateways... and what if an emergency vehicle such as an ambulance or fire engine needed to get through? We are delighted that so many...