A number of like-minded Villagers in Cornworthy have been meeting  regularly since September 2019  to consider the formation of a club to expand sports facilities available in the village.  Their objectives have been defined both in terms of physical fitness and socialisation. An 11-person committee has been formed to pursue these matters. 51 people (half male, half female), sent in returns to a canvass of local opinion. Most requested facilities (taken that there is already a football pitch in situ) were a tennis court, followed by a Petanque/Boule pitch. These were followed by support for a netball court and a cricket net.  The committee concludedRead More →

Carol asks: I know you are all gardeners but can you help me get rid of the slugs that are in my kitchen. Only on the floor as I can see the silvery lines. This only happens at night and I rarely see them. My son and I have searched to find out where they are getting in but to no avail. I have a cat so have to be careful what I put down. He is shut in at night. Hope you can HELP!Read More →

Roy asks:I have a small veg patch in my garden. All going well except my parsnips, they are all forking. Please could you help? Answers we’ve received:Parsnips will often fork when fresh manure is added to the seed bed. Also stony soil can cause this to happen.Read More →