Example

FALFIELD - Pale brown or fallow open land'. Old English fecal + field.
Taken from A Dictionary of Place-Names Oxford University Press, © A.D. Mills
1998.

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WELCOME TO THE FALFIELD WEBSITE


Please come in and browse around – I hope that parishioners and visitors will find the pages of the updated website useful and interesting and would welcome your feedback and comments on the website, and any suggestions for how it could be improved. And of course if you spot any inaccuracies or typos, please do draw them to my attention.


There is much practical information and links to activities and events taking place in and around the village. You will find details on the website about the work of the Parish Council including Minutes provided by the Parish Clerk and you will also find information of the general history of the village.

Village institutions, clubs and social groups are beginning to be represented on the website’s pages and I would like to include everyone. So, if you are involved with a local group and would like a presence on the website, please let me know. Similarly, if you would like to publicise an up-coming event or occasion, do get in touch.

You will also find various information on the history of the village


This website is in the process of ongoing development and l would be extremely grateful for feedback from villagers on its style and content.


James Carpenter

The Gables Hotel, Falfield continue to sponsor the Village web site.

Once again The Gables Hotel are sponsoring the Village web site for another 12 months from May 2014. Click on the links below for more details on up and coming events at The Gables Hotel during 2014

DINING

SPECIAL EVENTS

CHRISTMAS 2014

ACCOMMODATION

Our thanks must also go to Link-2 for providing a simple and effective low budget hosting package.

WEB SITE SPONSORSHIP

FALFIELD BEAT SURGERY


FALFIELD BEAT SURGERY WILL TAKE PLACE IN FALFIELD VILLAGE HALL BETWEEN 10:00-11:00 ON THE FOLLOWING DATES








GIVING THE RESIDENTS OF FALFIELD

THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME ALONG AND SPEAK TO THE LOCAL BEAT TEAM.

TO DISCUSS ANY ISSUES THEY MAY HAVE.


PC NATALIE DRAPER              PCSO DAWN GOLDING

THORNBURY NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICE TEAM


If you need to contact the Beat Team, any other time we can be contacted on:


0117 945 5902 or 0117 945 5903


For all non-emergency calls ring – 101   In an emergency - 999  

THURSDAY 30th OCTOBER 2014

THURSDAY 11th DECEMBER 2014

5 ALIVE MAGAZINE

The NOVEMBER 2014 issue of the 5 Villages Alive which covers the villages of Rockhampton, Cromhall, Falfield, Tortworth and Tytherington is now available to view on line. Click here to go the the 5 Alive page.

NEW

FALFIELD VILLAGE HALL 100 CLUB

2014 Winners

October

£16

163

G. Smith

£12

199

L. Smith

£8

190

 H. Griffiths

Summary for September 2014




Temperature (°C):



Mean (1 minute)

16.4


Mean (min+max)

17.3


Mean Minimum

10.6


Mean Maximum

23.9


Minimum

3.4

22nd

Maximum

26.9

9th

Highest Minimum

16.4

17th

Lowest Maximum

19.3

21st

Air frosts

0


Rainfall (mm):



Total for period

15.4


Wettest day

13.6

19th

High rain rate

1.2

19th

Rain days

5


Dry days

25


Pressure (hPa):



Maximum

1025.5

22nd

Minimum

1006.2

18th

WEATHER REPORT


For more information on monthly weather highs and lows for 2014 go to the Weather page.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE &
RECYCLING COLLECTIONS

9th May
Europe Day

In 2010 as part of the 150th anniversary of St George’s Church a flag pole was erected in the churchyard. The St George’s flag is normally flown on a service day. On “official” flag days either the Union Flag or St George’s flag is flown.

The next “official” flag day will be:

FLAG DAYS

1914 - 1918 CENTENARY

ST GEORGE’S CHURCH RECORDS

MARRIAGES 1863 TO 1960


Information on the marriages which took place between 1863 and 1960 in Falfield have now been added to the Church Records pages of St George’s Church. To go to the opening page click here.

SUNDAYSHILL LANE - TEMPORARY CLOSURE TO ROAD VEHICLES


 SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL

(SUNDAYSHILL LANE, FALFIELD)

(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF USE BY VEHICLES) ORDER 2014

Notice is hereby given that South Gloucestershire District Council in pursuance of the provisions of section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended intend to make an order the effect of which will be to close, temporarily, to vehicles that length of Sundayshill Lane which extends from its junction with Lower Stone Road to its junction with the A38 Gloucester Road.

This order is required in connection with the likelihood of danger to the public consequent upon works to access underground chambers and will be operative from the 13 October 2014 for a maximum period of eighteen months. The closure however may not be implemented for the whole of the period but only for so long as is necessitated by the works which are anticipated to be of 21 DAYS duration and carried out between 0930 hours and 1530 hours each day.

ALTERNATIVE ROUTE

Lower Stone Road, Moorslade Lane, A38 Gloucester Road and vice versa


Chief Executive & Corporate Resources Department, PO Box 300, Legal, Governance & Democratic Services, Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 0DS

John McCormack

Head of Legal, Governance

and Democratic Services


Click here for map of closure and alternative route

WAR MEMORIAL

1914 -1918 Centenary


Details can now be found of

all 13 individuals who are remembered on the Village War Memorial from the 1st World War. For more information click here

MICHAELMAS FAYRE 27th SEPT

The Michaelmas Fayre held on 27th September by the CRoFFT Benefice was a great success raising over £2,500 on the day of which £1,400 of which has been sent to Hand in Hand for Syria. Pictures of the day can be found on the CRoFFT website

Rev’d Jenny d’Esterre with the opener of the Fayre BBC presenter Ali Vowles

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During October we remember:

26th Oct: John Canning Dove
Killed in action: 26th October 1918

For more information about the “official” flag days and other special days click here





From September 2014 until March 2019 the Union flag will be flown in St George’s Churchyard on the anniversary of those who died during the 1st World War and are remembered on the Falfield Village War Memorial

  

CHARLES WILLIAM COLE

2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

Died 26th September 1915, 26 years of age.

Remembered at the Loos Memorial

Click here for more information

LET US REMEMBER THE FOLLOWING WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE 1ST AND 2ND WORLD WAR

PARISH COUNCIL
The next normal Bi-monthly meeting will be held on

Tuesday 18th November at 7.30 pm

Go the Parish Council Minutes page for minutes of previous meetings


 

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