Village row over disused school

Return to Menu page From the Great Yarmouth Mercury Friday October 20th 1972 Village row over disused school Community council wants building for centre Faced with the crisis over plans to convert a disused village school into a badly needed community centre, Belton & district community council this week turned for support to the internationally […]

Portrait of a village

Return to Menu page   Flowers, Tomatoes these are Belton’s claim to fame Although it lies in open country intersected by lines of elms striding across the fields like cockerels, the village of Belton remains hidden from the traveller who approaches from any direction but one until early upon it.  The only clue to the […]

Belton common at war

Return to Menu page Taken from an original text by David Tennant. My very earliest memory is being told by Peggy Chilvers that the war had started. This occurred when Back Lane, more popular known as Shakey’s Loke, joined Sandy Lane. Assuming this was the 3rd September, 1939 or shortly thereafter. I would have been […]