Scruton News & Newsletters
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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 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.
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.
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.…
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…
An ‘inaugural’ gathering of Scruton History Group is set for Friday 28 February, 10:30 am at the Old Rectory.
Keep in touch via Network Scruton!
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!
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