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December 21, 2013
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Soldiers’ festive gift

THE EARLY Early Christmas Fair at Tedworth House in Tidworth in September raised a festive gift of £35,000 for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Shoppers browsed stalls selling everything from cashmere to Christmas pudding, many attending the preview on Tuesday evening to get first dibs, before the fair on Wednesday. Special guest was Captain Dave Henson of the Royal Engineers, who lost both legs when he triggered a booby trap, detonating an IED in Afghanistan in 2012. The charity was able to help Dave and his fiancé out in a heartwarming story that saw the couple use the fair’s marquee for […]
June 26, 2012
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Foodie first for Barbury

Barbury is too good to miss covering eventing, rural life – and now food. BARBURY INTERNATIONAL Horse Trials, from June 28 to July 1, holds an extra frisson of excitement this year as it is the venue for the British Eventing Team’s last run out before the Olympics. No tickets for London 2012? Barbury is the place to head for. Held in a natural amphitheatre in the landscape, this is one of the best views you will ever get of a crosscountry course, bringing the adrenalin fuelled muscular manoeuvres that bit closer. Running alongside the horse trials over the weekend, […]