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Road closure

There will be road closure on differing sections of the road between the Magpie and the B4525 junction by the speed camera on Tuesday 28 November between 9.30am and 3.30pm.
We understand that vehicles will be able to leave the village at the Three Conies junction by either turning left or right at the junction, depending on which section of the road is under repair.

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:10 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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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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