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Parish Council noticeboards are located at the village hall and on the village green. A public-access noticeboard is located in the bus shelter opposite Pittfields Corner.

Scruton Information Signboard

A ‘Thankful Village’ signboard located on the village green near the Church, tells the story of Scruton from its ancient origins through to it becoming a Thankful Village.

From the Parish Council

28th September 2020

Scruton parish council are dealing with matters by email but met in an emergency session on 9 September to comply with their statutory obligations.

silber penny

A Story for Halloween

28th September 2020

As I was turning the tractor at one end of the field and preparing to drop the plough into the ground for the next furrows, I became aware that something or someone was holding me back.

Victorian culvert in Scruton

Victorian Culvert

28th September 2020

The culvert bypasses the old open gutter, which you can see traces of in the field, and empties into Crow Wood.

Benefice of the Lower Swale

From the Rectory – October 2020

28th September 2020

We have been celebrating the blessings of harvest both outdoors and indoors and this has helped people focus on the positive aspects of our lives.


Scruton Potato Challenge Weigh-in Results

28th September 2020

On a wet and Covid-19 restricted day in early September, Scruton Allotment Association held this year’s potato ‘weigh-in’. There were 24 entries ranging from 0.2 to 3.9 kg of potatoes grown from just one tuber. 

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