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

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CHRISTMAS 2014

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Next collection
Thursday 27th November
Box & Bag Week

Recycling, plastic, paper & food waste

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.

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 20th January 2015 at 7.30 pm

Go the Parish Council Minutes page for minutes of previous meetings


 

LATEST NEWS

FALFIELD VILLAGE HALL 100 CLUB

November Winners

£16

187

C. Smith

£12

115

R. Child

£8

104

G. Barber

For details of all winners since June 2014 click here

FALFIELD BEAT SURGERY


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




GIVING THE RESIDENTS OF FALFIELD

THIS IS THE LAST 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



THURSDAY 11th DECEMBER 2014

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

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE

After the torrential rain of the previous day it was dry and sunny for the service of Remembrance conducted by Jean Capstick at the War Memorial and a full congregation in the church afterwards. Once again this year we were joined by Falfield & Stone Brownies and St Georges Scouts who played a leading part the service. Below are a small number pictures taken of the day. The collection raise a total £173.00 which will be split between St George’s Church and the Royal British Legion.

5 ALIVE MAGAZINE

The DECEMBER 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

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

For more information please contact the volunteer support team:

Tel: 01454 543402.   Email: info@healthwatchsouthglos.co.uk

Or visit their website: www.healthwatchsouthglos.co.uk