Donato, as well as being a local hedge layer, is a photographer and film maker. His latest book was published at the beginning of September. From racing geeks to affectionate collectors, every one of Donato's pictures tells a story and, of course, every devoted bike rider has a story to tell. (£12.99)
“Sopwell: A History and Collection of Memories”, written by Sandy Norman. (£15)
The River Ver A Meander through Time by J.Banfield-Taylor reveals a fascinating story from prehistory onwards of a chalk stream that has shaped the local landscape and its people.
With a forward by the renowned wildlife photographer Chris Packham, it tells of the Ver’s long and chequered history, including archaeology and geology. Memories are sprinkled throughout the book of people who have lived, worked and played around the river.
Hardback and with 350+ illustrations it was published in July 2012. Please contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07792 588892 (ISBN 978 0 85704 160 9).