rural life

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June 2016

Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams

2018-02-27T14:50:33+00:00

There’s something about living near a cricket pitch whilst a game is in progress. The thwack of leather against willow followed by a polite round of clapping must surely be an integral part of village life on a summer’s day. A game of mysterious rules, strange traditions and bizarre terminology but for many cricket is [...]

Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams2018-02-27T14:50:33+00:00

March 2016

Local Rural Cricket Clubs

2017-03-07T10:12:55+00:00

Wiltshire, Dorset & Hampshire Cricket Clubs The thwack of leather against willow followed by a polite round of clapping must surely be an integral part of village life on a summer’s day. A game of mysterious rules, strange traditions and bizarre terminology for many, cricket is an essential part of living in the country even [...]

Local Rural Cricket Clubs2017-03-07T10:12:55+00:00

Fishing: the pull of the chalk stream

2018-02-27T14:57:34+00:00

The Salisbury valleys appeal to many people, not least because of their beautiful views, peaceful villages and good schools. Incomers to the area often cite a quieter and slower pace of life as a reason for moving here, away from the increasingly busy Home Counties and claustrophobic Capital. The scenery in the Nadder, Wylye, Chalke [...]

Fishing: the pull of the chalk stream2018-02-27T14:57:34+00:00

November 2015

Shooting and the Countryside

2018-02-27T15:17:45+00:00

Whatever one’s view on shooting may be, there is no doubt that it is an integral part of country life and much of the beautiful English countryside has been shaped and landscaped over the years with the management of game in mind. Shooting is important to the rural economy, providing income and employment whilst for [...]

Shooting and the Countryside2018-02-27T15:17:45+00:00