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Platinum Jubilee Weekend

June 3rd – 5th A weekend of celebration is nearly here! Come to a Village Boundary Walk, Churchyard Nature Count, PANTS Platinum Palaver, Barn Dance, Jubilee Celebration Service, Village Picnic and Games, Royal Cake Competition, Chapel Anniversary and Royal Scarecrow Competition! See the Calendar section for details  Platinum Flyer copy

Forge Lane closed on 26th May 2022

Carriageway patching works on Forge Lane, Ashburnham outside Peens Farm will mean a road closure for one day.  Work will take place on Thursday 26 May between 9am and 4pm. During this time, Forge Lane will be closed. A diversion will be in place via Church Road, Hammer Hill, A271, Penhurst Lane and vice versa.

Platinum Jubilee Weekend 2nd – 5th June

We are planning a weekend of fun and entertainment to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend. Enter the Royal Scarecrow Competition from Thursday 2nd. Come along to PANTS performance of A Platinum Palaver on Friday 3rd. Barn dance the night away with the Steamers Quartet on Saturday 4th. Join Ashburnham Church for an All Age… Read more…

Nick Wheeler MBH 1953 – 2022

The Parish Council joins with the whole community in mourning the loss of Nick Wheeler, Master of the Coakham Bloodhounds, who died on Sunday 3rd April.  It was fitting that he died while doing what he loved – hunting with his wonderful hounds and riding a horse he bred himself.

Vacancy for a parish councillor

Andrew Hoad, Chairman, has resigned as a parish councillor owing to pressure of other commitments he’s taken on.  The Casual Vacancy statutory notice has been posted on the notice board inviting 10 electors to request an election.  If no request has been made by 25th April, the parish council is required to co-opt someone.  If… Read more…

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