News 2020

Key:
GA George Agnew; DAC Des Astley-Cooper; AG Allan Gould; CH Christopher Hawkins; KM Karen Murdoch; AW Adrian White
 

RET : JANUARY 2020

RET Trustee Meeting

Present: GA, AG, CH, KM, AW

RET : JANUARY 2020

RET Accounts for Charity Commission

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HISTORY : FEBRUARY 2020
Restoration of Clock Tower and Gatehouse at Rougham Hall is now complete

 

The Trust has just completed its largest building conservation project to date. The Clock Tower and Gatehouse in the stableyard at Rougham Hall was built in 1824 has been saved from collapse by the Trust. The Clock Tower was rebuilt and the whole structure given a new future as a 3 bedroom dwelling which will be rented out to a discerning tenant.

Seamans Builders undertook the work on behalf of the trust.

Present: GA

MUSIC and ARTS : FEBRUARY 2020
Major award for Rougham School

 

Rougham Primary School has received a National Music Mark award for its recognition of its works in music teaching which was funded by the Trust. 

The Chief Executive of Music Mark, Bridget Whyte has written:  “We would like to thank you for all the hard work you and your colleagues do to ensure that pupils at your school are able to access and engage with a high-quality music education. Your dedication to offering and delivering a broad and balanced curriculum is both welcomed and celebrated.”

 

The Trust is proud to be involved with this project.

Present: GA

ENVIRONMENT : APRIL 2020
Viola riviniana (Dog Violet)

A lovely sign of spring seen in Rougham Estate woodland

 

Photograph by George Agnew

 

Present: GA

ENVIRONMENT : APRIL 2020
Primula elatior (Oxslips)
growing on Rougham Estate

Photograph by George Agnew

 

Present: GA

ENVIRONMENT : APRIL 2020
Orchis mascula (Early purple orchid)

 

Seen here is coppice woodland on an ancient woodland site.

Called ‘long purples’ by Shakespeare in Hamlet’s speech on the death of Ophelia.

Photograph by George Agnew

Present: GA

ENVIRONMENT : APRIL 2020
Annual visit to the Bluebell wood

Photograph by George Agnew

 

Present: GA

RET : MAY 2020

RET Trustee Meeting

Present: GA, DAC, AG, CH, KM, AW

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