Bourne End Academy features on the front page as they take a step forward with a new controlling trust when the school returns in September. Then on page two there’s a picture of the memorial to post lady Sandra Stanton which is now sited in the library garden.
A team GB hockey player presented awards to youngsters from the junior sports club at the end of June. A special award went to Dave Kimber for his support of local events over many years. On page 11 Take Your Target visited Frogmore on the Windsor Estate and brought the tea towel as a memento.
On page 13 it is all ‘hearts and bunting’ around Bourne End for a year that had a Royal Wedding as well as a World Cup. Then there are pictures from the fetes on page 23. On page 24 there’s a 68th wedding anniversary to celebrate for John and Diana Stokes.
Past Times highlights shops in Bourne End back to the 1900s and revealing the former businesses. No doubt lots of memories for anyone who has lived locally for a long time – and probably more memories to come.
Well worth noting is the Wooburn Festival programme on page 15 with great talent, much of it local, staging events around the area. Quentin Falk will be interviewed by the BBC’s Alex Stanger as his new book on a naval VC is published just in time for the festival.
Target Magazine is published every 2 months by Bourne End (Bucks) Community Association