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In this issue…

Editorial   -  Andrew Steps down as editor after many years service.

Don’t forget to visit the What’s On pages for more events details

Your news... your ECN!

Contributions to ECN are welcome

from anyone connected with Eastington Parish, past or present.  

Send your copy by email to the Articles Editor at:

Next deadline for submission: Friday 11th November

Next Delivery: Sat/Sun 26th/27th November

The editor reserves the right to reject or shorten contributions.

The views expressed in ECN are not necessarily those of the editors.

By the community, for the community

Parish Matters, Letter from our District Councillors and

                                                                                some useful links.

The Neighbourhood Development Plan  is adopted and  

   Ecotricity  make some amendments to their proposals -

Children are inspired by the Rio Olympics and

John Nissler writes about  the provisions at William Morris college

News, events  and Services from our two churches.

Good News from ECO about Brownings Orchard ,updates from PROWD, Jolly Joggers, and Slimming World and a rallying call from Snakey Park

News from the Rivers Authority about restoration works on the Frome

Millend Mill gets its plaque and news of the changes that the

new owners are making to improve the Kings Head.

Reports and pictures from two of Eastington’s most traditional events

- the Horse show and the Autumn Flower and Veg show.

Some upcoming events

Return to ECN Home page for access to the Blue Pages, What’sOn

and other goodies - including our NEW Gallery

Autumn Flower & Veg Show

Diary dates

2nd October    10:45 am       Harvest Festival   St Michael and All Angels   

7th October      7:30  pm      Village Quiz  Community Centre

22nd October    from 12pm    Apple Day  Community Centre

6th November   6:00   pm     All Souls remembrance service  St Michael and All Angels  

17th November 2 - 8:00 pm    Ecotricity Drop-in at the Village Hall

19th November 10:00 am -2:00 pm   St Swithuns Christmas Fayre, Leonard Stanley

Eastington Autumn Flower and Veg show

Your editors are Tom, Jan and Mary  Contact us on 823425 or email:-   or   or

No. 159  Oct - Nov  2016

Eastington Community News Magazine.  Community news for and by the people of Eastington, Gloucestershire