Parish Council Meeting: February 2018

The next meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. An agenda can be seen here.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and ask questions during the Open 10 minutes at the start of the meeting.

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Road Closure: Highworth Road

Highworth Road will be closed from Monday 5th March to Tuesday 17th April 2018 to allow the installation of a power cable. This is a continuation of the work that has been taking place in the village recently.

A map of the exact closure is below.

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The agents delivering the work will be in contact with residents on the road about access and the Parish Council will stay in regular contact with the agents. We will post updates on this website as they occur.

South Marston Gardening Club

2018 Programme

Monday 5 March: “AGM” followed by Pennard Plant of Somerset. Bringing along their collection of Heritage and Heirloom Seeds and Plants available to purchase at the end of the evening.

Monday 9 April:  Speaker: Stuart Mabbutt – Wildman Environmental Learning of Oxford Talk Title: Wildlife in Everyday Gardens

Monday 14 May: Speaker:  Pete and Bob Biggs of Wanborough Talk Title: Culinary Herbs and their Uses

Monday 11 June: Plant Sale Time: 7:30pm to 9pm

Monday 2 July: Members BBQ Time: 7pm till 9pm Where: Catsbrain Farm

Saturday 7 July: South Marston Fete (Gardening Club have a stall selling Plants, Produce and Cakes) Time: 2pm to 5pm Where: South Marston Playing Field

Sunday 29 July: Open Garden Event Time: 2pm – 5pm Where: South Marston Village

Friday 17 August: Registration for the Annual Flower and Produce Show (Gardening Club Members, South Marston Allotment holders and South Marston Residents only). Time: 7pm to 8:30pm

Saturday 18 August: Annual Flower and Produce Show (see above). Time: Refer to schedule (available from Mike New or Angela Newton)

Monday 3 September:  Speaker: Paul Green of Newent, Gloucestershire Talk Title: It’s Not All about Flowers – Foliage and Stem Interest

 Monday 1 October: Speaker: Geoff Hodge of Peterborough Talk Title:  Bugs & Garden Plagues – Pest & Disease Control

 Monday 12 November:  Workshop – Floral Display

 Monday 3 December:  Social Evening

The above to be held in South Marston Village Hall @ 7:30pm to 9:30pm unless otherwise stated.

£3 entry fee on the door or £12 full membership.

A warm welcome awaits you along with tea and cake as well as an optional raffle.

 For more information, please contact Mike New on 827807 / 07999914751 or

Angela Newton on 832034 / 07789068340 / angelanewton01@gmail.com

South Marston Gardening Club

Pennard Plants

Heritage and Heirloom

Monday 5 March

“AGM”

Followed by “Pennard Plants of Somerset”

Bringing along their collection of heritage and heirloom seeds and plants, available to purchase.

South Marston Village Hall @ 7:30 to 9:30pm.

£3 entry fee on the door or £12 full membership.

A warm welcome awaits you along with tea and cake as well as an optional raffle.

For more information, please contact Mike New on 827807 or 07999914751

AGM

South Marston Recreation Association (SMRA)

AGM

Wednesday 14 March 2018

7pm, Village Hall

All villagers welcome.

Please note the AGM date and time was incorrectly advertised in the January edition of the South Marston Community News.