In December 1927 a blizzard raged across a large part of southern England, right from Kent to Cornwall. One to two feet of snow fell in that period, but in exposed places, huge drifts formed. The Regel Bus (driven by Fred Lawson) became snowbound in Wroxall on its trip back to Shanklin from Ventnor, at the point where Johnny Dore had his allotments.
Article updated post publication in SWC to reflect accurate location of Johnny Dore’s allotments.
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