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Book 14
(23/04/1974 to 26/07/1974)



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1 26-Apr-74 An enquiry from Mr Wallis of Morden who understood a German plane was brought down at Cobbetts Hill.(report)
1   Guildford Rural Counties Planning Comm.has opposed the application to demolish Chapel Farm House, Willey Green in order to build another house on the site
2   Recreational use of parish land off Hunts Hill is under consideration by the Parish Council.
2   16 allotments had been provided on the old sewage site off Westwood Lane.All taken.Parish car park opened. and well used.
5   Mrs Barbara Cook of Normandy is the new Mayoress of Guildford.Also chairman of Normandy Conservative Ladies Club.
6   Deborah Bousfield is 1974 Normandy May Queen.
6 11-Apr-74 A questionaire is to to be circulated to parishioners of St.Marks Church as to whether or Series 11 or 111 preferred.
6 1-Apr-74 Rev.Hawkett thanked all those who have been involved in fund raising the building renovation of the Church room.(report) Report on costs etc.
11   There has been a request for the resiting of the Normandy name-but where to put it.
12   A scheme to provide two bus shelters in Normandy under way.
15   "The Peaceful Inn" by Denis Ogden is the NADS last play for 1974.
21   Normandy & Wanborough Rural Amenities Assoc.formed 5 years ago to combat large scale developmen are looking for new members
24 29-May-74 Mrs Dorothy Steers sked at last weeks council meeting if there were any plans to restore the village pond.
24 29-May-74 Soil from Normandy allotments has been analysed at the Hockford Sewage Works and found to be "safe".
27   Twelve men of The Anchor darts team have carried off two major cups.Courage Alton Darts League contests.
27   The Brownies Jumble Sale raised £53.
28 5-Jun-74 Normandy's sub postmaster Mr Tom Walton thwarted an attempted robbery.
30 7-Jun-74 The NADS have lost revenue for each of their last three productions and are badly in need of new members.
30 7-Jun-74 The flower decorated St.Marks Church made a delightful venue for two concerts as its contribution to Normandy Festival Week.
31   The NADS and friends staged a family variety show for Festival Week..
32 17-Jun-74 John o' Groats to Lands End in five days 57 hours running time in his 1919 Royal Enfield Combo Vic Wardale & brother
32   Further Festival events.An Old England country market was held by the Wyke & Normandy WI
33   Normandy Festival ended with a fete in the grounds and in the village hall
36   A garden party was held in the grounds of St.Marks Vicarage to raise funds towards the church room improvements
41 22-Jul-74 The ice cream man arrived as the winner of the last race broke the finishing tape.The event was Wyke County First Schools annual sports afternoon.and the ice cream man, Mr Singh had been asked along by Miss Burrows headmistress

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