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Youngsters go back to core values to pay the rent
8:36pm Friday 27th September 2013 in News
YOUNGSTERS show you do get many of those to the pound when they handed over a basket of apples to cover a farm’s annual rent.
Oxfordshire County Council accepts the tasty treat as rent for Witney’s Cogges Manor Farm, which it owns.
Charity Cogges Heritage Trust struck the deal when it took over the farm – which is open to the public – three years ago.
This year’s fruit came courtesy of children at Witney’s Blake Primary School.
Council chairman Timothy Hallchurch, pictured centre, accepted the basket yesterday and said: “Every year the chairman collects the apples, which I proceeded to lose by giving it to the children.
“They are very nice English apples.”