Archive | March 2012

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New mayor appointed

Wickle’s new mayor was inaugurated yesterday at the town hall.  Local butcher Len Beggs was the first man to solve the riddle of the sphinx since the death of the previous mayor, Harry Ottly, in 1976 and was named as Mayor-in-waiting last week. A hastily arranged ceremony took place on the steps of Wickle Town […]

Wickle owl cull will go ahead in 2012

Dozens of owls of all species will be culled this year by organised hunts across Wickle in an attempt to preserve the borough’s small furry animal population. The plans have been controversial in some quarters, but local vole farmer Brian Jingo has spoken in favour of the plans: ‘I’ve lost thousands of pounds’ worth stock […]