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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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Help raise funds for LI Cricket Club

Long Itchington Cricket Club is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative which is supported by money raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores.   Grants can be between £1,000 and £4,000. Tesco raises money for local causes via carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. The cricket club has been successful in…

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A new Vicar for Long Itchington

Holy Trinity Church are delighted to welcome Rev Jane Everitt as Priest in Charge of Long Itchington & Marton.  Please join the congregation on Monday 8th January at 7.30pm at Holy Trinity, Church Road for the Installation Service.

New Years’ Day Walk

Why not start 2018 with a bit of exercise and a chance to make some new friends by joining us for our now well-established walk on 1st January? Walks vary in length from just under 2 miles to 5 miles and take between 1 and 2 hours to complete. Meet at The Green Man pub…

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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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