TIME OUT –Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner was born in Berkeley,Gloucestershire on 17 May 1749. His father was the vicar of Berkeley so Jenner received a strong basic education. 

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Geology of the County Town of Stafford

On Monday 19th February Gnosall Heritage Group hosted a free presentation on the geology of Stafford given by a local ex geology teacher,Paul Green. . . . →Read More:Geology of the County Town of Stafford

Inventive children

The linguistic term for a new word is ‘neologism’ which literally means ‘new speech’. The practice of coining neologisms goes back to the beginnings of . . . →Read More:Inventive children

Village  Voice ,

The two faces of Gnosall 

After a question from a gentleman in Gnosall regarding something very few may have noticed in Gnosall,I thought another . . . →Read More:Village  Voice ,


Freezing conditions,gale force winds and snowdrifts —what a welcome to Spring 2018!

Compared to many parts of the country,Gnosall escaped the worst . . . →Read More:SPRING 2018 PICTURES

Boat death shock

The tragic death of a boater in a fire on her vessel has sent a shockwave through the boating community. The Fire Service,the Boat . . . →Read More:Boat death shock

Mansplaining,snowflakes and hangry

The Oxford English Dictionary adds revised versions of existing entries,new words and new senses to its database four times a year. In January 2018 . . . →Read More:Mansplaining,snowflakes and hangry

Impressions of Gnosall 

When writing of one’s impressions,it is important to mention two key points. 

Firstly,the principle that ‘First Impressions Count’ and,secondly,for the sake . . . →Read More:Impressions of Gnosall 

Where is it?

Gnosall,like most villages,has its fair share of unusual points of interest – some being harder to find than others. We thought it would . . . →Read More:Where is it?

A Posting to Gnosall

Probably not as some may interpret the title to suggest,this has nothing to do with all things military,well not in the modern context. . . . →Read More:A Posting to Gnosall