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Parish News January 2023

ALDERBURY PARISH COUNCILCaring for Alderbury and Whaddon Liz Holland writing to you this month. The New Year brings me to Alderbury as your new parish clerk. I very much look forward to getting to know the village of Alderbury, its residents and what is important to you all. With pantomime over and the Christmas treeContinue reading “Parish News January 2023”

Alderbury Parish Council News: December 2022

Once again, the Christmas tree is twinkling away on a very frosty Waleran Close as we come to the end of another busy year in the village.  Christmas is a happy time and yet for me it is tinged with a little sadness this year.  This is my last article for the Fountain magazine asContinue reading “Alderbury Parish Council News: December 2022”

Alderbury Parish Council News: November 2022

This month we paused again to remember those who lost their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms and liberties we take for granted today.   75 years have passed since the end of World War II and yet the poignancy of Remembrance Day was imbued with a heightened sense of sombre reflection as theContinue reading “Alderbury Parish Council News: November 2022”

Alderbury Parish Council News September 2022

It is the very saddest of times as we all mourn the peaceful passing of Her Majesty the Queen.   The Chair of the Council posted a deeply moving message of condolence on behalf of villagers and members of the Council.  The Council’s website was shrouded in black with a picture of The Queen, a bookContinue reading “Alderbury Parish Council News September 2022”

Alderbury Parish News: August 2022

ALDERBURY PARISH COUNCILCaring for Alderbury and Whaddon Phew, July was an absolute scorcher and, so far, August is keeping the mercury rocketing.  For oldies like me it brings back memories of the sizzling summer of 1976, when standpipes sprouted on street corners, tankers shuttled water supplies to parched villages, reservoirs dried to barren moonscapes, bricksContinue reading “Alderbury Parish News: August 2022”

Alderbury & Whaddon Parish News July 2022

Summer hit its zenith last month and the mercury has been rising steadily.  As I write this, the sky is clear blue and cloudless, temperatures are soaring into the upper-twenties and swifts are screeching overhead.  Sadly, I can’t really enjoy this lovely weather as I have finally succumbed to the dreaded COVID-19.  It knocked meContinue reading “Alderbury & Whaddon Parish News July 2022”

Parish News – May 2022

Caring for Alderbury and WhaddonAlderbury and Whaddon really made the big time this month with a star appearance on the BBC One Show – yes that daily 7.00pm show with Alex Jones and Ronan Keating.  Featuring the wildlife and footpath volunteers, the film crew took a stroll around the village to see the Green, theContinue reading “Parish News – May 2022”

Parish News – April 2022

The hedgerows are a-blaze with Spring colour, the clocks have sprung forward, bumble bees are buzzing through the daffs and Easter is here. All-in-all, except for Storm Eleanor we seemed to have escaped the worst clutches of Winter without too many problems. And now, at long last, we can oil the secateurs, pinch out theContinue reading “Parish News – April 2022”