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June Newsletter for Minchinhampton Life

MINCHINHAMPTON LIFE NEWSLETTER June 2019 As usual here is a list of events taking place in the Minchinhampton area for the next month.  For more information and detail please look at the website https://minchinhampton.life Wednesday, 5th June 2019. 7.30 p.m.  Keralan...

Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum – 85% vote yes

I'm sure most of you will be aware that the outcome of the NDP Referendum on May 23rd was a resounding vote in favour of the Plan. 85% voted "yes", with a turnout of 56%. The Plan will now be "made" by Stroud District Council, to allow its policies to be adopted in...

Jane and Brian from the Market Stores win the Jim Gregory Cup!

The award for community service in memory of PC Jim Gregory has been judged by his family. It was presented during the Annual Parish Meeting at The Hub on 13th May.   Congratulations to Jane and Brian from The Market Stores who were the proud recipients of this award.

Horsfall Walk in aid of Free Respite Care – Sunday 12th May, 2019

Horsfall Walk in aid of Free Respite Care – Sunday 12th May, 2019

If you were one of the 160 who joined us on our Horsfall House Charity Walk for Free Respite Care last Sunday, you would have enjoyed a glorious spring day. You would have appreciated fresh leaves on ancient beech trees and smelt wild garlic at its best in Gatcombe...

Cogfest 2019

Cogfest 2019

2010,000 miles of cycling, More than 400 cups of tea/coffee, At least 500 slices of Cake, Dozens of willing volunteers, 250 Dove’s Farm energy bars, and 1 barrel of beer… … went into Cogfest 2019! And what a day it was! The sun shone, the home-made cakes were...

More on the Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum

Neighbourhood Development Plan Referendum In line with the recommendation of the Independent Examiner's report, Minchinhampton's NDP is progressing to referendum on May 23rd, the date set for elections to the European Parliament. The following question will be asked:...

May Newsletter

Plans for the bi-annual Minchinhampton Country Fayre are well under way - though it hasn’t been held for the last five years.  Please mark the date - 14th September 2019.  It will start with a pageant through the town involving all the school children and there will...

April Newsletter

Here is a list showing what’s on this coming month.  As usual please look at the website https://minchinhampton.life for all the weekly events, community coffee mornings, community choir practices, walks, sports’ activities, bell ringing, etc. The Patient...

Retirement Collection for Dr. David Pounsey

Retirement Collection for Dr. David Pounsey

The Patient Participation Group (PPG) Committee is collecting donations from patients for a retirement gift to Dr. David Pouncey. To contribute, please first ask minchppg@gmail.com or in person at Surgery reception - don't phone. All are invited to presentation at a...

A message received from Gloucestershire Constabulary

Shane Reynolds is the new PCSO for the area of Minchinhampton, Amberley, Brimscombe and Box. He has been a PCSO for ten years and has worked in the areas of Stonehouse, Stroud Town Centre and has now taken over the Minchinhampton area. He is looking forward to working...

Mo Mac’n Me evening on Saturday, 16th March.

Mo Mac’n Me evening on Saturday, 16th March.

Thank you to everyone who attended the event in the Market House.   It was a really fun evening - 56 tickets were sold in the end and it looks as if a profit of around £700 was made - a big contributions towards the Country Fayre on 14th September, 2019.  Sponsorships...