Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet



Updates and new information

2011 to 2013
2014 -2015

2016- 2017
2018 -2019
2020 -2021
2022 -2023

September to May 2012 Updates to the Brick Kiln excavations at Lodge Hills

September 16th 2011 Carenza Lewis and Michael Wood
Excavating at Mount Bures

November 6th 2011Proposed Development in Bures

December 8th 2011 Tree and Time Capsule planting 8th December

December 15th 2011 New Woodland planted in Bures


January 1st 2012 Life in the village during 1965

January 16th 2012Traders in Bures during 1830 and 1839

February 8th 2012Bures Primary School to be extended and accommodate 210 children

February 18th 2012The Sawyer family at Mount Bures

March 1st The Alleston family in Bures

March 9th Almshouses given new lease of life for another 150 years

April 30th Open Garden details added to index page


May 4th Air Ambulance lands in the centre of the village

May 10th Water Treatment Plant expansion

May 18th
Queens Diamond Jubilee events published

May 20th Babergh Plannerts approves orchard development

May 20th Babergh Planners reject slaughterhose development

May 28th Final Brick Kiln photographs at Lodge Hill

June 1st Chambers Coaches sold

June 10th Photograph Album of the Diamond Jubilee events

June 10th New panoramic view taken from the church on index page

June 16th Additional information added to Orchard Development page

June 16th Major update on St Stephens Chapel

July 1stCommunity Dig on Bures Common

July 3rd Update to Water Treatment Works

July 6th Final update on Community Dig

July 6th New Jetty photo added to Commons Page

July 7th New Pumping Station photo added

July 17th Ginger Beer Dispensers added

August 4th Coracle Regatta at the Millennium Bridge

August 14th Archealogical dig rear of Friends Field

August 19th Update from Cambridge on the Common Archealogical dig

August 22nd Additional Photo to Ginger Beer page

Sept 3rd St Marys Church Tower catches Fire

Sept 30th Michaelmas Fair on the Common

October 15th Europa 2013 information ( now deleted)

November 5th Bures Rail Station Award

November 30th High Street Roadworks

December 2nd Final photographs taken of the Abberton to Wormingford Transfer Scheme

December 6th History of the Schools in Bures

December 8th Updates to Public House and Workhouse pages

December 12thMore updates to the School History

December 24thBiography of Rev Arthur Hanbury, Bures School



































Jan 15th 2013 Update to Garrad family pages

Jan 22nd History of School article now complete

Feb 4th Bures Common boundary railings erected

March Multiple updates concerning the Orchard Development

March 20th Archaeological Dig Report

March 28th Bures Bowling Green

April 12th Updating "Mayflower" page with revised information

April 15th Woodland new photographs

April 18th Football Ground extension

April 18th Cheese Factory update

April 18th New photo Mill added

April 21st Updated Water Treatment Plant

April 22nd School extension photos added

April 26th Lorry stuck under railway bridge

May 21st More photos of Friends Field development

May 25th Farmers Market on the Common

May 28th Eves Packing Shed demolition

June 10th Additional information added re Rev Handbury

July 13th Mount Bures Morris Men album

July 17th New images of the orchard to the rear of Friends Field

July 21st Re-launch "The Great Smallbridge Hall Scam"

July 22ndNew bench installed on "The Common"

Aug 11th Police Helicopter in Bures

Aug 25th Quoits to be played on the Common

Aug 30th Part 2 "The Great Smallbridge
Hall Scam"

Sept 7th Community Fair on the Common

Sept 20th Updates to History of the Great Orchard, Quoits page, Thomas Wood page, School page, rail page

October 10th Index page updated

Oct 21st More photos of Friends Field development

Oct 28th Storm St Judes hits Bures

Nov 11th More photographs published of the storm

Nov 28th Rail line update

Nov 29thRail line update

Dec1st Transistion Woodland update with notice board image

Dec 13th Farmers market on the Common

Dec 31stMore photos of Friends Field development