Editorial 183

Hello Everyone,, The evenings are really drawing in now, and there can be little doubt that our half of the world is slowly turning that little bit further away from the sun. But with that comes the harvest – which, if the community orchard is anything to go by, has been a bumper one. Even […]

Parish Matters 183

As I am writing this, the summer seems to have deserted us. I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the sunshine while it was around – and I hope you are all staying safe as Covid-19 rears its ugly head again. We are still having problems with litter in the Playpark and I become […]

Poppy Appeal 2020

Covid-19 has affected our society in many ways, and the Poppy Appeal is not exempt. The Appeal will go ahead, steps have been taken to ensure all Poppy Appeal activity is safe and in alignment with both national and regional regulations. There will be new ways to support the Appeal, but sadly the traditional door […]

Eastington Horse & Dog Show

Unfortunately, due to the COVID 19 restrictions, we have been unable to hold this year’s show. The Committee would like to thank the Sponsors and all who have supported us in the past years and hope we will be up and running next year. As you may know, the Show has been going for 80 […]

Horses at Swallowcroft

It’s lovely to see the horses in the fields behind Swallowcroft, but please do not try to feed them – even with pulled up grass. Horses can very easily be made ill by eating the wrong thing – (and almost everything is the wrong thing!!) – and please do not enter their field, horses are […]


We are absolutely delighted to have welcomed all of our children back to playgroup this term. It’s been great to see so many of the children whom attended with us before lockdown and meet some new friends who are starting out on their playgroup journey. All children (and parents) have adapted really well to the […]

Eastington Cricket Club

2020 has been a very difficult and different season to normal. First of all the good news: We have retained the Stroud League Division 1 Champions Cup from last year as it is not relevant this year. It still sits proudly on the captain’s piano! We arranged 3 pre season net sessions in March and […]

Eastington Community Land Trust

ECLT Project One Fullers Close NOW Available for bids on Homeseeker Aster Homes began advertising 12 of the Fullers Close properties for rent, via the Homeseeker Plus lettings system. The following are avaiable for bidding until October 6th : 1 x Three bed semi 6 x Two bed semi 2 x First Floor one bed […]

Community Centre

Eastington Community Centre and Owen Harris Memorial Ground All on the Committee are hoping that everyone in our vibrant Community is well and that you are all coping with all the continual changes that we have to deal with due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Things seem to be changing by the day and as […]

Wild Hogs Hedgehog rescue

Hedgehog admissions 07949 976717 General enquiries wildhogsoffice@gmail.com   Although the weather is starting to feel more Autumnal, we are still getting reports of hedgehogs giving birth to litters. Please be aware that there may be nests in compost bins, under sheds or decking and in areas of undergrowth. If you disturb a nest, please call […]

The Hollies Care Centre

A win win for the area of Dursley and South Cotswolds! The Hollies is set to open the all new Holly Oak Dementia Care Home in Autumn 2020 providing state of the art care in comfortable and luxurious surroundings. The Hollies will now comprise the well established Hollies Nursing Care Home, Holly Oak Dementia Care […]

St Michaels and All Angels

There will be no Harvest Festival, due to Covid, but we will be making a Harvest offering via the Stroud food bank. The church has a collection point just inside the door for your gifts. Stroud food Bank will also be collecting food donations on a regular basis after Harvest – so please come and […]

Halloween Trail

Sadly, this year, due to Covid there will no organised ‘Trick or Treat’ Halloween trail for the children – BUT that does not mean no trail! Everyone can join in the Eastington Halloween Window trail! Just get crafty and adorn your window with something spooky. It is half term during the week leading up to […]