Latest news from Scruton village and surrounding area. See here for the latest parish newsletters.

Storm Arwen hits Scruton

By Editor | 2nd December 2021

Photos from the recent storm.

Tractor

Farming News – December 2021

By Malcolm Barker | 2nd December 2021

We have had a wonderful autumn, with trees holding their leaves until quite late and the colours, in particular the beech leaves, giving a golden aura to the passing summer

planets december 2021

Scruton Sky at Night – December 2021

By Editor | 2nd December 2021

This month there will be a magnificent parade of planets after dark.

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Nature Notes – December 2021

By Editor | 2nd December 2021

Gale force winds and snow signalled the end to yet another mild, dry autumn.

Scruton Parish Council

Parish Council – November 2021

By Editor | 31st October 2021

Thank yous, trees, village snickets and the Station Road footpath

Orion constellation

Scruton Sky at Night – November 2021

By Editor | 31st October 2021

The constellation of Orion (The Hunter) is a familiar sight during winter months and is a fine spectacle in the southern sky as it climbs up around midnight.

Tractor

Farming News – November 2021

By Malcolm Barker | 31st October 2021

By its very nature, November is a month of remembrance. As the days grow shorter we remember the summer now past, which was good in parts and better than the cold, dark spring.

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Nature Notes – November 2021

By Editor | 31st October 2021

Local beekeeper, John Wilson, tells me that his bees have produced a good crop of honey this year, despite the vagaries of the spring weather.

Cops & Robbers Drama at Scruton Station

By Janet Crampton | 31st October 2021

Picture the scene – miscreants fleeing the law and running through Scruton Station dressed for 1910, and the volunteers also!

Road Ahead Closed

Langton Bridge Closures

By Editor | 28th October 2021

In preparation for the winter weather, works are programmed to clear the debris under Gt Langton Bridge and reinforce one of the bridge piers.

Fireworks

Thankful Fireworks 2021

By Editor | 22nd October 2021

This year’s Thankful Firework Display will be on Saturday 13 November on Scruton Playing Field.

Rishi Sunak at Scruton Vikkage Picnic

Village Picnic

By Editor | 27th September 2021

A Village Picnic was held on the Playing Field on 4 September followed by a Harvest Festival on 19 September and then a Newcomers’ Welcome Afternoon

Robin

Nature Notes – October 2021

By Editor | 27th September 2021

Migration is fully underway and tracking devices are being used to locate where, in Africa, many of our summer visitors spend the winter.

Tractor

Farming News – October 2021

By Editor | 27th September 2021

Too much rain was a problem early in 2021. I hardly dare say it, but now we need it!

Sky at Night

Scruton Sky at Night – October 2021

By Editor | 27th September 2021

A New Moon on 6 Oct. means a dark, clear sky compared with the Full Moon on 20 Oct. which will impede viewing, due to its brightness.

Book Club

Scruton Book Club

By Editor | 27th September 2021

Scruton Book Club returns on Tuesday 26 October.

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Kirkby Fleetham Women’s Institute

By Editor | 27th September 2021

Kirkby Fleetham WI celebrates its centenary this month. The meeting on 14 October will be a Birthday Dinner for members and invited guests only.

Scruton Parish Council

Defibrillator

By Editor | 27th September 2021

The Parish Council now have responsibility for keeping the Defibrillator (located outside the Coore Arms) in a state of readiness.

Scruton Parish Council

Station Road Footpath

By Editor | 27th September 2021

The Parish Council have begun planning for the proposed footpath from the railway station to the A684.

Scruton Picnic Raffles Prizes 2021

By Editor | 8th September 2021

Details of prizewinners from the raffle at Scruton picnic on 4th September 2021. Open or download list of prizewinners

Scruton Christmas Card 2021

Scruton Christmas Card 2021

By Editor | 30th August 2021

St Radegund’s Church Council will organise the 2021 Village Christmas Card in the same way as last year.

Scruton Parish Council

Parish Council – September 2021

By Clerk | 30th August 2021

News on Ham Hall Lane, bulb planting, the solar farm and more…

Surface of Mars

Scruton Sky at Night – September 2021

By Editor | 30th August 2021

Skies are gradually getting darker, and a New Moon on 7 September means there will be a better opportunity to view the sky since there will be no moonlight to interfere.

Potato

Scruton Allotments – Potato Weigh-In & Picnic

By Editor | 30th August 2021

Potato Weigh-In for the annual potato growing competition will be held at the Village Picnic this year.