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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.

Safari Supper Success!

27th October 2019

This year was the 21st anniversary of the Safari Supper in Scruton. A wonderful evening of wining, dinning and good company was enjoyed by 66 people. Many gathered in the Coore Arms afterwards for further merriment and the traditional highlight of the night – Richard Meeres’ entertaining speech! Organiser Karen Long said: “I would like…


Allotments BBQ & Potato ‘Weigh-in’

27th October 2019

The Allotment Association ended the growing season with a BBQ and official ‘weigh in’ of the potato competition (for the heaviest crop resulting from growing one potato in a bag). Weights ranged from 0.02 kg to 1.94kg but the young gardeners did well but 1st and 2nd places went to Chris Snell with 1.94kg and…

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…

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