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Issue No. 57 [Back Issues]
16th August 2005

This Week - [An Evening of Bach and Mozart at St. Mary's]
[Vivaldi and Purcell - Herefordshire Council Community Forums]
[50th Birthday - Diamond Wedding - Spam - Arts Day - Letters - For Sale]
[Violette Szabo Museum - Topical Photography]

Violette Szabo, G.C. Museum - Wormelow

Secret Agent, Violette Szabo G.C., Croix de Guerre, was one of Britain's most daring Secret Agents and is remembered with great pride in a quiet, rural part of the beautiful county of Herefordshire. In Wormelow, just a few miles North of Ross, a Museum and Millennium Green have been dedicated to honouring her memory and Memorabilia on display illustrates her bravery and fortitude behind enemy lines during the Second World War.

The museum, at the home of Rosemary Rigby MBE - 'Cartref', was officially opened on Saturday 24th June 2000 by Virginia McKenna, who played the part of Violette Szabo in the 1950s film, 'Carve Her Name With Pride'.

Immediately below, Wormelow Brownies can be seen with founder of the Museum, Rosemary Rigby at a gathering held last Sunday, 14th August during which party games were enjoyed and Rosemary gave an enlightening talk on the life of Violette. Pictured with Rosemary (left) are Brownies, Victoria Smith, Katherine Plant, Lucy Kurk, Megan Gillespie, Katelyn Kennedy, Sharon Gillespie, Becky Plant, Olivia Davies, Molly Plant, Carolyne Kennedy, Aimee Plant, Jessica Hodges and Katie Hodges.

If you would like to visit the Violette Szabo Museum, pictured below, which is open every Wednesday, April to October inclusive and at other times by appointment, it can be found at Wormelow, a short distance off the A49 between Ross-on-Wye and Hereford. Please telephone Rosemary E. Rigby on 01981 540477 for further information.


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Topical Photography This Week

Above: 'Play Station Two' games are now available to borrow from Ross library for a modest charge of £2 per week. So far in Herefordshire, lending 'Play Station' games has only been tried at Bromyard Library but as this has proved to be successful, with many children visiting the library as a result, Ross library decided to join in with the experiment. Pictured above, Jamie and Jonity Nesaratnum show some of the games available.

Below: I enjoyed the performance of Ross Town Band at the entrance to the Horticultural Show at the Larruperz Centre on Saturday, 13th August. At the specific request of a society member, I went along to photograph Ross Horticultural Show on Saturday, postponing another job which occurred at the same time in order to give the Horticultural Society some publicity. When I arrived however, I was made to feel about as welcome as a fart in a space suit, so I have decided not to publish my photographs of the actual event. They say that, 'any publicity is good publicity'. Well, here is some which definitely comes under the 'any' category. A little politeness can go a long way!


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