Parish Newsletters

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Items for Future Newsletters

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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.

Benefice of the Lower Swale

From the Rectory – March 2021

27th February 2021

I reckon many of us were hoping that the latest roadmap issued by the Government would provide a light at the end of what has been a very long tunnel.

yellow hammer & grey partridge

Nature Notes – March 2021

27th February 2021

No doubt, during the recent cold weather, many of you will have attracted good numbers of wild birds to your feeders.


Farming News: On Lambing – March 2021

27th February 2021

I usually know when a ewe is soon to give birth. She licks her lips and talks to her unborn lambs in a gentle bleat, which is in contrast to the loud, harsh bleat when shouting for food.

Lightrock Power

Scruton Solar Farm Consultation – Q & A

27th February 2021

Lightrock Power Ltd. thanks those who took part in the community Zoom meetings on 3rd & 4th February.

solar panels with sheep

Solar Farm Questionnaire

27th February 2021

Scruton Parish Council thanks all parishioners who completed the questionnaire. A total of 190 forms were distributed, of which 107 were returned by the deadline.

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