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“ From the Archives”

A look back in time to what was happening in our village 10, 20 or  even 30 years ago.




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10 years ago 2000

A millennium calendar had been produced depicting scenes of the village. 220 copies were delivered free to each household with a further 160 being sold, raising a profit of over £500 for village funds.

In an effort to improve parking, white line markings were painted by Highways on the pavement at Colneford Hill with “little men” depicting a pedestrian route. Outraged residents demanded their removal.



20 years ago 1990

The trustees of the Wm Hunt Trust agreed to make a grant of £2,000 towards the costs for the repair of the village hall roof

The Parish Council negotiated to purchase an allotment plot situated on the Green at an agreed price of £1,130.



30 years ago 1980

It was proposed to turn the disused railway line into a nature reserve.

An appeal had been made against the BDC decision not to allow a housing development on the allotment behind the Butcher’s shop in Colneford Hill.

A tree planting scheme was agreed to plant trees on the Green, Bures Road and Boley Road.


 White Colne News 2012

 White Colne News 2011

 White Colne News 2010

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 White Colne News 2009

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 White Colne News 2013