As a result of the two new dwellings in Station Road, the Parish Council has obtained a sum of £1,353 under the Community Infrastructure Levy Scheme. Suggestions for a community infrastructure spend would be welcome, in writing please to the Clerk.

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The Coore Memorial Hall Management Committee will shortly undertake a risk assessment and prepare a plan with a view to reopening the village hall for bookings, provided Covid-19 security requirements can be complied with.

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In these extremely trying times, the first thing that I must say is that I hope all of our parishioners are safe and well and that everybody stays that way. Let us all hope that at this time next year, Scruton has another reason to call itself a ‘Thankful Village’.

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Flycatcher and Wagtail

So far June has been anything but ‘flaming’ with strong north and easterly winds bringing cool, damp weather from the North Sea. Despite this the rooks have fledged and peace has returned to those who live near the Green! We have a good number of house martins nesting in the village, but only a few…

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Sky at Night

The earth is at Aphelion at mid-day on 4 July, which means that it is at the furthest distance it can be from the Sun. On 6 July, the full moon passes just below Jupiter in the SSE sky, and with Saturn to the upper left, this makes an interesting sight.

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For his birthday, Ian Hobson bought himself a Raspberry Pi, which some of you may know is a small but powerful micro-computer, about the size of a credit card.

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In July 2000 – a time capsule was buried on the Village Green as part of the Millennium celebrations.  A plaque commemorating its burial is stored at the Village Hall along with information about the capsule’s exact location and instructions for opening in 2100. 

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The benefice of the lower Swale

To arrange access for private prayer please contact John Mainwaring-Taylor (tel. 748 617) to agree a convenient time. You will be welcome to enter the church at the pre-arranged time but you must maintain social distancing and follow strict hygiene rules

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Scruton walk #1 - Parklands

Ian Hobson has produced a new set of walks around Scruton’s countryside. Three of them (on public rights of way) can be found here. It should be noted that other walks on private land near the flood banks are only available to Scruton residents with the kind permission of David or Bill Raine. It is…

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