Category: Editorial


The Whistler – August 2017

SUMMER SALUTATIONS The doors are flung thankfully open, As teachers breathe an intense sigh of relief, Parents hit with cheers, squeals, laughter, A tsunami of marauding rucksacks, It is SUMMERTIME! Sweet, creamy honeysuckle wafts, Fluffed caramel bees, soft rosy glints Ball pits of brightly bobbing sunhats Fuchsia-pink strawberries, […]

Keeping in Touch

When The Whistler was first published, over 40 years ago, the internet did not exist, and communication between local residents was over the garden wall, at the pub or the church or the local shops. These days, in addition to all of the above, people keep in touch […]

The Whistler – June 2017

  Blooming The  WHCA AGM in April adopted  reports and accounts from the Trustees. The Hall is well used and maintained; twice-yearly talks on local history and environs have attracted much interest; the Craft Fair and Jumble Bells sale last autumn were both great successes; the nineteenth annual […]