Current Weather Conditions at Luccombe
I am now using Cumulus software to update the weather data on a daily basis whenever possible. I will also be providing updates at 15 minute intervals at certain times. You can view the recently downloaded data as well as archived data by clicking the Met Office 'WOW' or Weather Underground links on my "Weather" page.
For current and archived weather information for Luccombe, Somerset, click the "WEATHER" tab above, where you will also find details of the equipment in use.
5-Day Met.Office Forecast for Porlock
(nearest available- 2 miles N.W. of Luccombe)
OLD IMAGE OF THE MONTH- November 2015
I have changed this part of the page to include other Luccombe-related items, not just postcards.
This view from around 1900 was recently acquired from an "internet auction site" and shows a thatched Church View and the dwelling that was replaced by Glebe Cottage. The building attached to the lower end of Church View was also a separate dwelling at this time. Between that and the School playground there is a large pile if what looks to be bundles of thatching reed. The quality of the photograph is amazing for its age.
More Old Postcard Views of Luccombe
Luccombe: The Square circa 1900.
The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Luccombe.
Mango - Tiverton's Famous Tesco Cat !
"Being open 24 hours a day requires extra sleep." -Mango, 28th August 2015.
If you are ever visiting the Tesco Superstore in Blundells Way, Tiverton, don't forget to look out for Mango, who can usually be seen cat-napping in a comfortable spot in the store's foyer. A stroke or gentle pat on the head seems to be tolerated. For more information, go to Mango's Facebook Page.
DEVON AIR AMBULANCE
You may not be aware that when an air ambulance is needed in this part of West Somerset, it is not the Dorset and Somerset service from Henstridge on the Dorset/Somerset border that attends, but the Devon Air Ambulance helicopter from Eaglescott Airfield near Great Torrington.
While in no way wishing to detract from the excellent service provided by the former, if you are interested in supporting the Devon Air Ambulance, click on "DEVON AIR AMBULANCE" for more information. Among their fund-raising activities, they hold a weekly lottery with good cash prizes.
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