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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.

Visitors from the Land Down Under!

27th October 2019

In October, Scruton was visited by Chris Coore and his wife who came all the way from Sydney, Australia. Trevor Howe gave the visitors a tour of the Coore Memorial Hall and the Cricket Museum after which they enjoyed a meal in the Coore Arms. Chris Coore’s grandfather was at the Battle of Jutland and…

Nature Notes – November 2019

27th October 2019

The first redwings and fieldfares arrived this week and can be seen feeding on haws and rowan berries. If you have a rowan tree in your garden it may well be ‘guarded’ by a pair of mistle thrushes and they will chase off other birds attempting to feed. As daylight becomes shorter, feeding birds is…

Scruton resident’s success at Land Sailing

27th October 2019

Martin Leach along with 2 other members of York Landyacht Club proved their credentials as the premier miniyacht club in Britain. They joined the British Team at the European Championships on the island of Romo in Denmark during June and gained Team Silver for Great Britain! Martin said: “The combined age of the top 3…



16th October 2019

Scruton allotments have surplus pumpkins for sale at £2 each, proceeds in support of Scruton Allotments Association. For more details contact Chris Snell on 748359 or 07767 357173 or click on my name above.

Nature Notes – October 2019

30th September 2019

We have all experienced some lovely open summer days recently, which suddenly came to an end the day after the equinox There have been signs of autumn for some time early morning mists, spiders and flies coming into houses to hibernate, tree leaves gradually turning colour, lots of fruits and ripe hedgerow berries Most summer…

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