Editorial 190 – December 2021

Hello Dear Readers, Welcome to this winter edition of ECN. A week ago I might have written ‘late autumn’ – but it seems that with the icy gales blowing outside as I write, winter has clearly decided to make its appearance. We seem to have fewer community Christmas-time events in the village than in the […]

Eastington Advent Trail 2021

Like a traditional advent calendar, a window in the village will be opened each night throughout December. The creators will illuminate their windows from 5-9pm and the windows will stay on display each night until the 1st January. So by Christmas Eve there will be 24 decorated windows around Eastington to explore. Maps will be […]

Alkerton Rangers FC

Alkerton Rangers FC the local football team based in Eastington are not only celebrating their 50th year in 2021, but are now proudly sponsored by very local business, Eastington Park. A new kit was presented to the team by Eastington Park owner Chris Greville-Heygate. Chris, an avid football follower, was more than happy to support […]

OHMG – Trustees news

During the summer and autumn the community centre and playing field has been getting back into operation, welcoming our regular users. We are now taking on a few special bookings and there are plans to revamp the website and booking system. A few months ago the OHMG centre manager Gill Glover gave notice she wished […]

Eastington Cricket Club

The Cricket season is over for the winter but Keith has sent us his take on the cricket world as he looks back on the trials of the covid-blighted season…..   As the sun slid over the equator and the Autumn Equinox closed the curtain on another covid cricket stage, the players could reflect on […]

Eastington Farm Shop

Now stocking Eastington Community Orchard Apple juice We asked you for suggestions of local charities to support this year. Thank you so much for all of your suggestions, so many wonderful charities that are doing great things locally. This time round, 100% of profit made from the sale of the Eastington Community Orchards (ECO) Group […]

Eastington Playgroup Dec 2021

As we approach the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ our playgroup is filled with jingle bells and festive songs as we practise for the Christmas concert we hope to hold for parents.     We have had another busy term, learning about Diwali. The children made tea light holders to celebrate the festival of […]