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Voucher pledging has reached 32% – half way?  More news about the rollout of super fast internet access on the Broadband page.


Royal Scarecrows

The Royal Scarecrows are in place! If anyone wants to see them in the flesh then you’ll need to travel along Church Road from the Pound where you’ll see a lovely Queen outside the Woodyard Forest School, Olivia the Sea Queen outside Lodging Houses and further up, Busy Lizzie outside RedBarn Thatch. If you head… Read more…

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

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.

Ultrafast broadband pledges have started

We are just under one week into you pledging your vouchers to fund the Ultrafast Broadband project. Whilst lots of pledges are coming in we still have some way to go to reach our target. So, please get involved and encourage your friends and neighbours in the community to do the same.  See how we’re… Read more…

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