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Effingham Eye: Parish Council Meetings – You Don’t Know What You’re Missing

By Chris Dick Parish council meetings might sound like dry old affairs but the recent meeting of the Effingham Parish Council was very informative, so this Effingham Eye is a…

Effingham Eye: Village Communities Unite to Celebrate Harvest Festival

By Chris Dick So much has happened over the summer that at one point my editor joked (at least I hope he joked) that he was worried we would have…

Effingham Eye: Farmer Reflects on 300-year Family History at Harvest Time

By Chris Dick Knowing the home address of a farmer is not much use during harvest time – not if you are trying to talk to him face-to-face. Farming at…

Effingham Eye: Flats Near Completion During The AGM Season

By Chris Dick Other recent Effingham news articles put this column back a bit. But, undaunted here I am back again to brighten your day. Do I hear sighs of…

The Effingham Eye: A Round Up of Effingham News

By Chris Dick Police attempt to justify misleading crime statistics For the first time in about six months two police officers attended the February 2017 parish council meeting. They explained…

Effingham Eye: Blooming on the Vine

Effingham Eye: Blooming on the Vine

Our occasional column on the life and times of Guildford Borough’s easternmost village… By Chris Dick Blooming on the vine that is Effingham is what I consider to be one…

The Effingham Eye: Looking Backwards and Forwards

By Chris Dick Before we leave January perhaps I could take a quick look back at 2016 and look forward to 2017, what happened and what we might have to…

The Effingham Eye: Aren’t Notice Boards For Notices?

By Chris Dick When is a notice board not a notice board? And just how many does a small village actually need? A notice board by definition must surely display…

Opinion: Is Effingham Going Backwards?

By Chris Dick In an earlier article (Hello and Goodbye) about the closure of the Effingham Royal British Legion Club in Lower Road, one reader, Des Tanner commented: “It will…

The Effingham Eye: Two Men In A Boat (Nowhere Near Effingham)

By Chris Dick This column is intended to be about Effingham affairs (not necessarily extra-marital but feel free to write in). However, I want to write about my canoeing experiences…

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