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In This Issue…

  Your news... your ECN

Dear Readers,

Well we are definitely into the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ now.  We are surrounded by the bounty of autumn - from the brambles in the hedgerows to the glorious array of produce that was on display at the well attended Autumn Veg and Flower Show.  Well done all who entered, winners or not!   It has also been heartwarming to see so many of you kindly sharing your harvests by offering your excess fruit and veg to those passing by your gardens - it certainly makes a walk around the village an even more rewarding experience.  Thank you.

I think that we may have started another long-running tradition with the advent of the very successful  ‘Yard Trail’ this month.  Like the Egg hunt in the spring, it seemed to bring the whole village out, and it is great to see every one coming together to enjoy these communal events. There is no doubt that the Eastington community does these things rather well!   For more proof, see the article on the long awaited Skate Jam, the horse show, the continuing success of the new Ladies of Eastington group  and the first advertised showing in the new community cinema.….  Not forgetting the regular community walks, the upcoming Halloween ‘trail’ and the ever popular Parish Apple Day - amongst other things!

Thank you to all who took part in our survey last time - details are inside.

We hope you enjoy this edition of your Parish Magazine.

Jan & Tom Low and Mary Gribble                                                                                   email:

News from our Parish and District Councils

Results of our survey, and updates on Ecotricity and WoS

Our youngsters are setting themselves new goals

News from our two churches

Ladies of Eastington, Walkie Talkies, Slimming World, a report on the Skate Jam at Snakey Park.

Steve Mills tells us some ‘home front’ stories

The Phone box is well received.

A report on the Horse show, and on Eastington’s first ‘Yard Trail’ -  a great success!

Home Start - helping young families

Parish Apple day, Halloween Walk and the Community Cinema

Photo : Val Taylor
No. 165  Oct-Nov 2017

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