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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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This website is sponsored by

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

Tuesday 16th September at 7.30 pm

Go the Parish Council Minutes page for Meeting Agenda and minutes of previous meetings

Click here for Meeting Agenda

Welcome

 

Next collection
Thursday 14th August
Bins & Bag Week

Black & Green bins, cardboard & food waste

LATEST NEWS

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:

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 2nd OCTOBER 2014

THURSDAY 30th OCTOBER 2014

THURSDAY 11th DECEMBER 2014

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

NEW

5 ALIVE MAGAZINE

The SEPTEMBER 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

MICHAELMAS FAYRE 27th SEPT

The chief aim of this event is to raise money to help Syrian refugees who have fled to countries including Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt and Bulgaria as well as raising funds for our own parish churches.


Plans are now well underway for our Fayre and there is to be a Grand Raffle for which the first prize will be a magnificent hand-made ‘log cabin’ patchwork quilt.











This quilt has been made by Margaret Oliver and we are most grateful to her for this generous donation which represents many hours of hard work on Margaret’s part.


Other prizes will include: a voucher for Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre and a chicken/goose dinner.  Look out for tickets on sale at events in the benefice during the summer.


We shall also be looking for volunteers to help run the event, so if you would like to offer your services in any capacity, please contact the representative in your parish for details:

Cromhall: Ann Greenhalgh

Rockhampton: Anne Marshall & Margaret Oliver

Falfield: Linda Smith & Paul Davenport

Tortworth: Kay Rea & Jan Leach

Tytherington: Fiona Shipston & Val Johnson

FALFIELD VILLAGE HALL 100 CLUB

2014 Winners

July

£16

140

Rosie Bailey

£12

179

Louise Hudson

£8

185

Pat Child

Summary for August 2014




Temperature (°C):



Mean (1 minute)

16.3


Mean (min+max)

16.8


Mean Minimum

10.5


Mean Maximum

23.1


Minimum

4.4

21st

Maximum

27.7

7th

Highest Minimum

15.2

6th

Lowest Maximum

18.5

26th

Air frosts

0


Rainfall (mm):



Total for period

127.8


Wettest day

24.3

10th

High rain rate

76.8

28th

Rain days

22


Dry days

9


Pressure (hPa):



Maximum

1020.7

16th

Minimum

989.7

10th

WEATHER REPORT


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

FLAG DAYS

HOUSEHOLD WASTE &
RECYCLING COLLECTIONS

1914 - 1918 CENTENARY

From September 2014 until March 2019 the Union flag will be flown on the anniversary of the death of those individuals who are remembered on the Village War Memorial.

During September we remember:

14 Sept - John Banks Jenkinson
Killed in action on 14 Sept 1916

25th Sept - John Kingscott Millard
Killed in action 25th Sept 1915

26th Sept - Charles William Cole
Killed in action on 26
th Sept 1916

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

ST GEORGE’S CHURCH RECORDS

MARRIAGES 1863 TO 1960


Information on the marriages which took place between 18630 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 - PROPOSED INTRODUCTION OF WAITING RESTRICTIONS

Following requests from local councillors to review the parking in Sundayshill Lane, South Gloucestershire council is proposing to introduce waiting restrictions to deter commuter parking.


The aim of these proposals is to discourage all-day commuter parking whilst having a minimal impact on the facilities of local residents and their visitors.


These proposals are programmed for implementation within the 2014/15 financial year subject to sufficient local support and any comments received at a future formal consultation.


Further details and drawings showing the proposals are available to view on the councils website at https://consultations.southglos.gov.uk/consult.ti/FalfieldWR/consultationHome


Comments should be submitted by 15th September 2014

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