Horse Logging in Oakley Wood Event - Sun 26th February

Friends of Oakley Wood have secured a grant of £12,500 of LEADER funds for local horse loggers to thin the more sensitive areas of the woods over the next two years.

Logs on Draught will be carrying out this work from Monday 20th February for two weeks.

Come along on Sunday 26th February 10.30am to 3pm and meet Bruno the very friendly Ardennes heavy horse!

(More info about Friends of Oakley Wood can be found on www.saveoakleywood.org.uk)

 

 

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  • Friends of Oakley Wood have secured a grant of £12,500 of LEADER funds for local horse loggers to thin the more sensitive areas of the woods over the next two years.

    Logs on Draught will be carrying out this work from Monday 20th February for two weeks.

    (More info about Friends of Oakley Wood can be found on

    www.saveoakleywood.org.u22 Bruno at work k)

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Newnham Paddox received LEADER funds to host a Country Fair to celebrate the rich rural culture and heritage of Monks Kirby and the surrounding area and continue a tradition granted by Royal Decree nearly 750 years ago.

    The event, held on Sunday June 24th 2012, offered a wide variety of stalls, exhibitions, competitions and demonstrations to local residents and visitors. With support from the Monks Kirby Village Hall Committee, the Earl and Countess of Denbigh succeeded in putting on a "brilliantly British Family day out!" which they plan to carry on in years to come.

  • Shrewley Village Hall completed their LEADER project last week to install new stage lighting equipment and to replace the roof sheeting. The new lighting equipment was used for the first time on 3rd February for a sell-out "Live and Local" performance by "The New Budapest Cafe Orchestra".
     
     
     
     
     
  • The Church Lawford Players have secured three years of LEADER funding to set up and establish a new singing group. 

    The project entitled ‘Lets Sing’ encourages all members of the community to come along and have a go, regardless of ability.They also hold a school holiday singing club for children and young people.  A vocal coach supports the group, and they are steadily increasing their numbers from across several villages around their hub.