Theft in the village

Theft of caravan

A caravan was stolen late on Wednesday night or early Thursday morning in the village. It was parked in one of John Bean’s fields next to Steppingstone Lane and opposite the bus stop on the Avenue.

If you saw any suspicious activity at the time or you have any relevant CCTV images please contact the police by phoning 101.

There have been a couple of thefts of trailers in the village recently; it’s a good time to check the security on outbuildings and vehicles.

Remembrance Day

Service of remembrance – Sunday 10 November

Please meet at the monument in the village on Sunday at 12pm for our short Service of Remembrance to remember the fallen and place our wreath. You are of course also welcome to place your own wreaths / symbols of remembrance alongside this.

Thank you

Sarah & Amanda (Church wardens)

Lost some key rings?

Remembrance poppy key rings

A number of plastic poppy key rings, presumably for Remembrance Sunday, were found on The Hill today. If they’re yours, contact Lydia at the Old Vicarage or drop an email back to this post.

It’s Halloween!

Trick or treat?

Thursday night is Halloween so look out for some little ghouls and ghosts….

Two groups of children from the village are planning on trick or treating on Thursday evening – the younger ones setting off about 5.30 and older ones about 6.30.

They will only knock at houses that have a pumpkin or some Halloween decorations out, and they won’t materialise in The Grove.

St James Church

Collecting Sainsbury’s ‘Heroes’ cards?

You can use the church to drop off your duplicate or unwanted Sainsbury’s Disney/Pixar cards and look for missing cards (there are 144 to collect!).

Just use the table at the back of the church – some duplicates have already been dropped-off so that elusive missing Hero you’ve been looking for might already be there!

Village cricket

Bourton vs Pinewood School

Come along and watch Bourton Village take on Pinewood School in the annual cricket match. The match will be held in the beautiful setting of the school grounds on Monday 24 June, starting at 18.00. Everyone welcome. 

Waste Recycling

Which bin to use?

Have you ever wondered which bin to use when disposing of your old socks, unwanted soil and used teabags? If so, help is at hand with the Wheel of Recycling – a handy gizmo from the Vale. Look out for one with the delivery of the Parish magazine over the next couple weeks (when you’re finished with it, it goes in the green bin!).

The wheel of recycling

Also, for more information, try out the Vale’s ‘Bin Zone’ here. And there’s also an app available…

Oxfordshire Artweeks in Bourton

Tara Parker-Woolway

It’s Oxfordshire Artweeks and Tara is holding her Open Studio starting on Saturday 4 May, with an opening party for her new studio. Everyone is welcome to drop in – further details below: