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Tag Archives: Somerset County Gazette
–Several other papers have run stories about the sale of Combe Florey House. The most extensive photographic displays are in the Daily Mail and Country Life which also have brief discussions of the Waugh family’s associations with the house. The … Continue reading
Writing in the Daily Mail, Craig Brown looks back 60 years to the UK election of 1959 which he says is the first one influenced by television. For the first time, the majority of voters had television sets: So keen … Continue reading
The Bridgwater Mercury and Breitbart News have announced that Alexander Waugh will stand as the candidate of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party for the Parliamentary constituency of Bridgwater and West Somerset. This would apparently be in the next general election, whenever … Continue reading
Several lectures have been announced that may be of interest to our readers in the UK: —Lancing College has announced this year’s Evelyn Waugh lecturer: The Evelyn Waugh Lecture was started in 2008 as a means of thanking all members … Continue reading
A fire last week in The Farmers Arms, a pub in Combe Florey, damaged the structure and forced its closure pending extensive repairs. This was reported in the Somerset County Gazette. According to a later report on ITV news, the pub was … Continue reading