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Fish Van

Some parishioners have had a worrying experience with a trader recently selling fish from a van in the village. Please be wary when buying from travelling traders who are not locally established businesses, noting the vehicle registration number and any other particulars should there be need for complaint.

Posted: Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:11 by Maurice Cole

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Village Hall temporary closure

Village Hall temporary closure

Repairs and redecorating will necessitate the closure of the village hall from 19 February for approximately 6 -8 weeks. The attached photograph shows work in progress before replastering. The Village Hall Trustees apologise for any inconvenience. Therefore the next meeting of the Parish Council, on 26 February, will be held in the function room of the Three Conies (at 7.00pm).

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:49 by Maurice Cole

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Church services

Christmas church services were well attended. 85 attended the Christmas Eve carol service and 28 attended Holy Communion on Christmas Day.

Posted: Fri, 29 Dec 2017 20:33 by Maurice Cole

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Parish Council Update

At the parish council meeting on 27 November the council authorised the proposed project to change the village streetlight lanterns from sodium to LED lamps.
The parish council has received notification of an entitlement to £4,882.50 arising from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). This can only be expended on community infrastructure aspects or demands created by development, as permitted by the CIL regulations.
Subsequent to the parish council.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:07 by Maurice Cole

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British Legion Collection

Mike Pringle has advised that his street collection raised £181.62 and the Three Conies' collection was £36.31. This is about £10 more than last year.
Mike expresses many thanks to those who contributed.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:39 by Maurice Cole

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Village Hall

The Village Hall Trustees express gratitude to all those who organised, donated and attended the Coffee & Soup event on 18th November. The total raised was £310.00, which will go towards the refurbishment of the hall and related projects.

The external works to address the source of the dampness in the hall have now been completed. This involved the removal and replacement of the guttering, and re-pointing some.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:01 by Maurice Cole

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Village Sewer Problems

There has been a blockage in the village's main sewer from a build up of fat. This follows two previous blockages within the last year when wet wipes were a prime cause. Villagers are requested to be careful what is both flushed and washed away, particularly not disposing fat and wet wipes this way. There have been overflows in landowners' fields and a garden. This is most distressing for the property owners and potentially harmful to animals on the land, with the possibility of.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:31 by Maurice Cole

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Streetlights

A demonstration LED lamp has been installed opposite the churchyard.
The Parish Council has been advised that there are diminishing supplies of sodium lamps for our 12 streetlights and the council should consider budgeting for replacement LED lanterns at £320 per lantern. However, there will be material maintenance charge and electricity savings with LED lamps.

A proposal to authorise this.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 22:14 by Maurice Cole

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Churchyard

Churchyard

Work has been completed on demolishing two churchyard walls and re-use of the stone to form boundary walls for the new extension.
The ground has been levelled. Surface stone and scrub have been cleared away. It is proposed to undertake further levelling with more topsoil and finally create a widflower area until the land is brought into use.

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:31 by Maurice Cole

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Church repairs

Church repairs

Various roof repairs have been undertaken at the church following the successful appeal. The porch has bee re-roofed and daylight on the rafters highlighted numbered timbers and the the initials 'SW 1738' on two rafters which remain being still in good condition.

Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:09 by Maurice Cole

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