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Latest Edition of East Garston News

Successful Event and More to Come

Macmillan Coffee Morning
Thank You East Garston! A magnificent £1000 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support at the recent Coffee Morning in the Village Hall.

Road Closures

  • Newbury St, Lambourn will be closed between its junctions with Bodman Close and Aintree for up to 7 days from Monday 29th October 2018. The closure will be in place day and night from Mon 29th Oct until approx. Sun 4th November 2018. The closure is necessary to facilitate drainage works across the carriageway. During the closure all traffic will be diverted via Mill Lane and B4001. Note Change of Dates
  • Newbury Road, Great Shefford will be closed for carriageway repairs Tuesday 9th October 0930 to 1500 in the vicinity of the Manor Farm bends.

An Evening of Drama with Jane Austen, 6th October
Tickets are still available for this play written by East Garston resident Linda Tame, Linda is a volunteer at Lambourn Riding for the Disabled and all proceeds will be donated to Lambourn RDA.  Tickets include a glass of wine and canapes. Details of how to buy tickets may be found hereThis production was very successful when previously performed in Cornwall. More background about the author and the cast may also be found here

The History of Lambourn and the Downs, 10th October
The First Six Millennia. A talk presented by the Friends of Lambourn Library. Details here.

Skittles Evening, 13th October
There will be a Skittles Evening on the 13th October in the Village Hall, open to all. Details here. 

Harvest Festival, 14th October
This year the Harvest Festival Service at All Saints Church and the following Harvest Lunch will be held on Sunday 14th October. Details here.

Village Clean Up Day, 21st October
The Annual Village Clean Up Day will be held on 21st October.. Meet in the Village Hall Car Park at 10.30am. Please help keep our village beautiful, it usually only takes an hour or so and everyone benefits. As usual, there will be a skip available for the disposal of your excess household or garden waste, this year it will be in the Village Hall Car Park for the whole weekend. New waste disposal regulations mean that there are restricted items that you may not put in the skip, these include Electrical Goods, Paint Cans, Batteries, Tyres, Plasterboard and Asbestos. Please help by adhering to these restrictions.

Bonfire Night, 3rd November
6.30pm start in the Millennium Field, Full details to follow
If anyone is able/willing to help with bonfire material or fireworks then please contact Richard Brooks, 649744.

Armistice 1918 Commemoration, 10th & 11th November
A number of events are scheduled for the 100th commemoration of the 1918 Armistice. Full details here.

Early Warning - Dates for Your Diary
Christmas Bingo, 2nd December

East Garston Quiz Night, 7th December

Over 60s Christmas Lunch, 9th December



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More than 70 people have now joined the new East Garston Facebook neighbourhood group which has been established to provide an alternative communications channel for those living in or interested in East Garston. To join follow this link. Facebook - East Garston

From Alan Breadmore on behalf of East Garston Parish Council

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