The Parish Council have been notified that Ham Hall Lane is now officially closed for a six month period. This is a formal/official closure rather than the informal arrangement which was the case previously.

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The second of this year’s ‘supermoons’ will occur on the evening of 9 March. On the morning of 19 March at around 6 am there will be a very thin crescent moon with several planets adjacent as shown in the image below. You should at least be able to see Jupiter & Mars.

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February has proven to be an extremely wet and windy month with the Swale breaking its banks on three occasions. The large areas of flood land have attracted blackheaded and herring gulls, together with lapwing, golden plover and curlew, all of which will be dispersing to their breeding grounds within the next week or two.…

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The Coore Memorial Hall committee have entered the picture shown below into Allied Westminster’s “Wonderful Village” competition. The theme of the competition is Village Life – a photo which characterises the value of community in your village. The competition aims to celebrate village life and especially the contribution that village halls and people doing things make to…

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Dog owners are reminded that it is a criminal offence if a person in charge of a dog fails to remove the faeces when their dog defecates on designated land.

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Please take extra care during winter months around Scruton and especially along Station Road to the Lane End where there is no pavement or street lighting. Remember: Face the oncoming traffic. Where there is no pavement, keep to the right-hand side of the road, facing oncoming traffic. If you come to a sharp right-hand bend,…

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Many villagers have supported Janet Crampton’s fundraising efforts for Rotary Charities, including the End Polio Now campaign which aims to see the worldwide eradication of polio.

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On the evening of 8 February we will witness the first of four “supermoons” occurring in 2020. Supermoons are also know as wolf moon, hunters moon or harvest moon but the astronomically correct name is perigee full moon.

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