Scruton News & Newsletters
Newsletters are in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format, so you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free download) installed on your PC.
Items for Future Newsletters
Please let Stephen Elmer have articles for the newsletter by email, phone or note. For other parish matters contact any councillor or the clerk.
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.
The planet Mars is very well placed for most of the month, high up in the evening sky to the south around midnight.
The crop yields this summer have been poor to average at best. In a normal year imports would fill the ensuing shortages but after the New Year it is possible that Brexit may cause a bottleneck at the ports leading to shortages on the shelves.
With dusk falling earlier, now is a good time to see tawny owls sitting at high points in the village as they contest for winter territories by hooting. There are regular sightings of a barn owl sitting on posts between Fence Dyke Lane and The Grange.
St Radegund’s Church Council is pleased to announce that the Village Christmas Card will go ahead this year and is grateful to William (Billy) Holmes who has kindly donated a water colour image ‘A View of Scruton Under Snow’ for us to use.
As I sit here on a rainy late August evening the summer seems to be slipping away. August, in this area, is often the wettest month of the year, with conversely, February being the driest. This February was an exception to that rule.
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Now, more than ever, its important to stay in touch with what’s happening in and around the village; how people and local businesses are adapting to new restrictions and what help or support is available in the community.
The best way to do this is to ensure you are subscribed to Network Scruton. You can do this on the village web site home page. You only need give your name and email address, it’s that easy!
And don’t forget, you will also need to re-subscribe if your email has changed.