Editorial 166

Hello Readers, May we wish you a very Happy Christmas ( be it ‘merry’ or peaceful as is your preference) and all the very best for 2018, from all of us here at ECN. We are happy to report on yet more successful events organised, run and supported by you, the wonderful community of Eastington. […]

Parish Matters

We welcome Lynne Farnden to the parish council following her co-option in October. The Council is now back to full complement and Lynne is looking forward to assisting with our various projects. Some of you have contacted us about the recent works on Chipmans Platt roundabout; the works are being carried out by Severn Trent […]

Chipmans Platt Roundabout

Val Taylor has long been a champion of Chipmans Platt roundabout (what most of us probably still know as the Little Chef roundabout), and has catalogued and photographed nearly 100 different species of wild flowers and grasses to be found on that one little island. The full list can be seen here (pdf file) , and […]

Walkie Talkies

We enjoyed a simply stunning walk on 15th October starting at Stamages Lane, Painswick. The route took us through meandering lanes, up muddy paddocks and through pretty fields and over streams. The views were very impressive and the low autumn sun was warm and welcoming as we journeyed through the Slad valley, quarry, Hawkwood, Wick […]

News from PROWD

I’m pleased to say that PROWD  (Public Rights of Way Defenders) has been awarded monies from local Funding, so, I hope to be able to start ordering more kissing gates in the near future. Obviously it all depends on weather conditions as to when they can be installed. Good walking during the Winter months. Best […]

Ladies of Eastington

Well what an eventful couple of months we’ve had. Firstly a night making tree decorations for our Ladies Of Eastington Tree in the Christmas Tree Festival and then our super Christmas Fayre which we held in the village hall. All of our stallholders produce was absolutely delightful, well displayed and certainly well received. We managed […]