Protecting the past with an eye to the future

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Presentation to Street Inn

The Street Society has presented Rachel and Jason Harrison, the proprietors of The Street Inn, with a plaque. The plaque recognises how well they have…

Annual General Meeting

The society’s AGM took place on Tuesday 27th September at the Methodist Church Hall, Leigh Road, Street, BA16 0HA. Agenda and reports can be downloaded…

Heritage Open Days

The Society supported the Heritage Open Day event at The Grange, Farm Road, Street, BA16 0BQ on Sunday 11th September when The Alfred Gillett Trust…

Visit to Double Gate Farm Tea Room

A visit to the Double Gate Farm tea room took place on Thursday 25th August.  

Visit to Hestercombe House and Gardens

A brief report will follow on the Society’s visit to Hestercombe House and Gardens.  

Visit to Poundbury & Dorchester

Poundbury and Dorchester were the destination for the society’s annual day trip on Tuesday 24th May which was a dry, sunny day. The coach left…

Friendly Societies and Their Brass Emblems

Barbara Cowell, Chairman of the Street Society introduced Philip Hoyland and his talk for the evening entitled ‘Friendly Societies and their Brass Emblems”.  Philip had…

SS Great Britain from Launch to Re-launch

The speaker at the Street Society’s meeting on Tuesday 22 March was Ian Caskie, Talks Programme Speaker for the SS GREAT Britain Trust. Born and…

Restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal

The Street Society’s speaker on Tuesday 26 February was David Ferns who paid tribute to Peter Jordan who put the slides and talk together but…

Wills and Probate

On Tuesday 26 January 2016, Judith Derbyshire of Purely Probate was the speaker at the Street Society’s first meeting of 2016. Judith’s topic for the…