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Make a nomination for Long Itchington’s new Community Award scheme

The Parish Council values the outstanding performance and dedication shown by individuals living and working in the local community. In celebration of this work, we are calling for nominations for a NEW annual Community Award scheme, which will recognise those who have made a significant contribution to the local community of Long Itchington and Bascote….

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Christmas Tree Festival – 2nd and 3rd December

  Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 2017 11.00am to 3.00pm At Holy Trinity Church We are again inviting local organisations and businesses to place a decorated Christmas tree in the church for the Christmas Tree Festival. The tree should be of maximum height of 5 feet and may be decorated to suit you. This…

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Transport to School Consultation – read the Parish Council Response

Warwickshire County Council are consulting on changes to “transport to school” for secondary pupils living in Long Itchington. By changing the status of the walking route along the A423 to a “safe” route, charges for the buses would start for new pupils in 2019. The buses are free currently as the road is deemed unsafe. If you…

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Village pond tidy-up – 11 November

We need volunteers for a pond tidy-up on Saturday 11 November at 2.00pm. As long as the weather is good just turn up at the pond at 2.00pm with hand shears / secateurs / rakes if you have them. Suitable footwear and gloves are a good idea and a sense of humour is essential! This…

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New Memorial Garden in village

Long Itchington residents regularly ask the Parish Council if they may have a dedication to the memory of a loved one positioned somewhere in the village. A new Memorial Garden has been built in the north-west corner of the LILAC field to help us accommodate these requests. To find out more, including how you can…

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Scarecrow Festival a huge success

Last weekend’s scarecrow festival was a big success with 42 scarecrows entered into the competition and many others on display throughout the parish.  The winning entry was “Bride & Groom” entered by Judy Mansfield and her neighbours in Chaters Orchard. In second place – “Winter is coming” – John & Tabitha Bonney, and in third place…

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Fruit & Vegetable Show 10th September

A traditional Fruit & Veg. Show took place at The Green Man on Sunday 10th September.  There were many lovely children’s’ entries and lots of cakes and jams. Dahlias excelled in the flowers section but fruit and veg. were thin on the ground! The whole day was a great success with an auction and raffle helping…

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Parish Meeting – HS2, postponed until October

The Parish Council is sorry to announce that the forthcoming HS2 meeting has been postponed until October 21st. The key speaker could not make the meeting due to personal reasons. The meeting will now start at 2.00pm at The Community Centre.  You will be able to meet representatives of HS2 and there will be a presentation of latest…

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Harvest Moon Walk

Please join fellow walkers for a Harvest Moon Walk on September 6th.  Meet at the pond at 7.45 with sensible shoes and a torch.  Click on title for more information.   HARVEST MOON WALK

Warwickshire County Council consults on proposed changes to Children’s Services

Warwickshire County Council is proposing changes to how services are provided to local children and their families by remodelling its children’s centres and considering different ways to make sure families who use them get the right support for the right issues at the right time. Warwickshire residents are invited to have their say in a…

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