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Theft and security concerns

Further to the recent report of a theft from a parked car in the village, there has now been a report of a stranger attempting to enter a house in the locality. Please be vigilant, remembering to lock cars and keep external house doors locked at all times.

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:02 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 planning application for an ecological mitigation site

One of the recent planning applications is for an ecological mitigation site within the north border of our parish. It is proposed to construct 3 reptile basking banks, 6 mitigation ponds and 4 hibernacula. The planning application is S2017/2038/HS2.
A link to the SNC planning application website can be accessed from the Planning page on this website. On the SNC website click 'Continue' at the foot of the page, then enter 'Thorpe Mandeville' in the 'Parish' box on the next.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:30 by Maurice Cole

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Churchyard

Churchyard

Work is progressing well on demolishing two churchyard walls and re-use of the stone to form boundary walls for the new extension.

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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Consecration of the churchyard extension

Consecration of the churchyard extension

Forty people attended the consecration of the churchyard extension by Bishop John on 11 April 2017. Application was then made for formal diocesan permission for a new boundary wall and gate.

Pictured right are The Diocesan Registrar, Anna Spriggs, Bishop John and the Rector, The Rev'd Brian Fairbank.

Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:37 by Maurice Cole

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HS2 construction start date

Our Parish Council has been advised that information received from HS2 indicates construction of the Lower Thorpe viaduct and the cross-country haul route is unlikely to start before 2019 and construction will take approximately 20 months. Site clearance is likely to start at an earlier date.

Posted: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:11 by Maurice Cole

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