The monthly community magazine for East and West Molesey.
Moles Matters Issues
This month we look at Christmas shopping in Molesey in 1907, the history of the Christmas tree, and how to have a crisis free Christmas. We look at how to care for our hedgehogs during the cold season, tips for driving in winter , and look into experiential gifts for friends and family.
This month we hear about George Honey who was the man behind the idea of the two minute silence on Remembrance Day. A reminder that Magical Molesey willl be back at the end of November and we look at the meaning of Thanksgiving.
This month we celebrate the 30th birthday of Creative Quilting in Bridge Road. Congratulations Valerie. Following an inspiration by a reader we take look at litter picking, and we also delve into the history of East Molesey Old Village.
This month we focus on schools. We discuss subjects as diverse as pastoral care, what to think about when considering an independent school, could hypnotherapy help your child, what are parental expectations regarding a school and exactly what do you need to know when looking at Prep and Pre Prep Schools.
The Carnival is over for another year. Congratulations to all those involved. Go to pages 4 and 7 for the roundup and put Saturday 14th June 2020 as we do it all over again. At the time of writing I am hopeful that our summer will have started.
It’s Molesey Carnival time! Go to pages 6 and 7 for all the details. Don’t forget to pick up an entry pack from Miss Polly Café to
participate in the Molesey Bake Off.
Welcome to the May issue. Easter has now gone, spring is firmly here and next month’s issue will be the first of summer. Fantastic.
Welcome to the April issue. The clocks have gone forward and the evenings are starting to get lighter. Spring is pushing through. Time to get the garden in order.
Here we are in March. Spring is almost upon us. There are two main things to remember this month, and luckily this year they are both on the same date. Firstly do remember that on Sunday 31st March at 1am the clocks go forward one hour signalling the start of British Summer Time (BST). Secondly don’t forget Mother’s Day, same date, Sunday 31st.
In this issue we learn of the beginnings of Hampton Court Station and of John Tufton, the first cricketer to be recorded as bowled LBW. We celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday and Della Reynolds, our roving reporter talks to the owners of a very special Molesey business.
In this month’s issue we celebrate the birthday of the first Christmas Card, we also have an update from the Reclaim our Riverbank campaign.
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So what’s in Molesey Matters this month? After reading of Faraday House recently we learn of another resident – suffragette Princess Sophia Singh. Last months ‘Great Stink’ piece has a follow up after we were told about a beautiful building designed to became the Victorian solution..
The only dedicated local community magazine for both East and West Molesey.
In this month’s issue we hear of the pioneers who started Roberts Radio in Molesey. We learn of the Knox brothers. Both significant contributors to Molesey life. A new page is dedicated to those of us in the community who go out of our way to help others.
In this month’s issue we hear about the Hampton Court Bridges from Molesey Matters reader John Taylor, learn about Capability Brown’s exploits in the area, and delve into the history of the House of Compassion in Thames Ditton.
Well last month we had the royal wedding, this month it’s Molesey Carnival time! The update is on Page 27. For me this year, I am looking forward to the pig racing! Sounds hilarious.
We have an update from the Molesey Art Society following their Spring Fair and as the Carnival edges closer we learn of all the plans. The Molesey Bake Off, supported by the Miss Polly Café on Walton Road sounds fantastic.
The only dedicated local community magazine for both East and West Molesey