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LOCATIONS
The only location currently operational is

PVSSC (Top Club), St Aldam’s Drive

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Pucklechurch is a village in South Gloucestershire, England. It sits on an elevated plateau about 8 miles to the northeast of Bristol, 8 miles to the northwest of Bath and on the edge of the Cotswolds. More...

This site features the online version of the Pucklechurch News, a quarterly newsletter funded by the parish council and delivered free to all households in the area. 

As well as local interest and history, this site contains information on the many clubs, organisations and associations of Pucklechurch village covering:

The Pucklechurch Community Website is supported by the Parish Council who pay the hosting fees.

Photograhs show views and details of Pucklechurch village and surrounding area. "Through the Window" by kind permission of Carol Humphrey

 

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Village Calendar 2015
(Last Updated
09
/01/15)

Events highlighted in yellow are open to all.
However, they may require tickets or other restrictions so please check with organisers.

Events highlighted in orange have been added or changed recently

January 2015

Don’t forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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Folk Dance Club ~ New members always welcome. For details of this evening’s dance click here. From 7.45pm to 10.15pm in the Community Centre hall

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Don’t forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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Community Association EGM: Due to the lack of response to appeals for people to take up the posts of Chairman, Treasurer and Booking Clerk of the Community Centre, an Extraordinary General Meeting has been called for Monday, January 19th, at 8.00pm in the Community Centre. The meeting will be open to all Parishioners of Pucklechurch, not only members of the PCA. More hereナ

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Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend. If you wish to speak at the meeting you are requested to let the clerk know in advance. Details and agenda hereナ

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Folk Dance Club ~ New members always welcome. For details of this evening’s dance click here. From 7.45pm to 10.15pm in the Community Centre hall

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Live Music (Open Mic Night) ~ Our musicians love to have an audience. We feature Electric and Acoustic sets and have a wide range of music represented. Music starts at 8.30pm at the PVSSC St Aldam's Drive, Pucklechurch. Call/text Martin on 0780 907 5784 or opemmic@pucklechurch.org if you have questions.  Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/PucklechurchOpenMic

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The Pucklechurch Wassail! Why not join in this traditional festive fun (for all the family). Singing, music blessing the trees.  Starting at the Rose & Crown, Noon on 31st January. See poster here...

February 2015

Don’t forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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Gardeners' Club Meeting. For details of this evening’s meeting click here.  Meet at 8.00pm in the Community Centre Hall, Abson Road. New members always welcome, just come to the meeting.

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Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend. If you wish to speak at the meeting you are requested to let the clerk know in advance. Details and agenda hereナ

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 Parish Council Walk-in.  This is an opportunity for residents to meet member(s) of the Parish Council to discuss items of interest, their concerns or ideas of relevance to the local community. No need to book just turn up. From 10.00am to noon in the Community Centre meeting room, Pucklechurch

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Folk Dance Club ~ New members always welcome. For details of this evening’s dance click here. From 7.45pm to 10.15pm in the Community Centre hall

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Don’t forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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Folk Dance Club ~ New members always welcome. For details of this evening’s dance click here. From 7.45pm to 10.15pm in the Community Centre hall

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Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend. If you wish to speak at the meeting you are requested to let the clerk know in advance. Details and agenda hereナ

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Live Music (Open Mic Night) ~ Our musicians love to have an audience. We feature Electric and Acoustic sets and have a wide range of music represented. Music starts at 8.30pm at the PVSSC St Aldam's Drive, Pucklechurch. Call/text Martin on 0780 907 5784 or opemmic@pucklechurch.org if you have questions.  Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/PucklechurchOpenMic

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News & Announcements

07.02.2015: Coxgrove Hill Temporary Closure - Coxgrove Hill will be closed for a period of 1 Day Only on 11th February 2015. The Alternative Route for vehicles is Coxgrove Hill, (part unaffected), Henfield Road, Westerleigh Road, B4465 Westerleigh Road, Parkfield Road and Vice Versa
Coxgrove closure 15021103

23.01.2015: Found Cat - is your cat missing? Do you have a friend or neighbour that has lost a cat?  The cat is currently in a foster home in Pucklechurch.  It is not chipped.  See photo below. If you have any details please contact via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lostfoundstolepetsbristolandsouth glos/ - if you don't use Facebook email
lostandfoundpetsinbristol@gmail.com.
lynda stray cat

23.01.2015: Revel minutes have been uploaded here...

11.01.2015: The Pucklechurc Heating Oil Club has negotiated a rate of £0.3699 pence per litre excluding vat [5% for Domestic use] for a minimum order of 500 Litres. Orders & payments need to be submitted by 11.30 am tomorrow morning (12th January). To order or join the club go to http://www.oil-club.co.uk/heating_oil_clubs/The_Pucklechurch_Village _heating_oil_club.html

08.01.2015: Community Association EGM: Due to the lack of response to appeals for people to take up the posts of Chairman, Treasurer and Booking Clerk of the Community Centre, an  Extraordinary General Meeting has been called for Monday, January 19th , at 8.00pm in the Community Centre. The meeting will be open to all  Parishioners of Pucklechurch, not only members of the PCA. More here...


03.01.2015: Give your home an MOT and lower your energy bills

South Gloucestershire Council are working in partnership with the Seven Wye Energy Agency, a charity that provides residents with free, impartial and local energy advice and assistance for energy improvements.   More details here.


21.12.2014: PLEASE NOTE: The only defibrillator operational at the moment is at the PVSSC (Top Club/Prison Club) in St. Aldam’s Dr. BS16 9QQ - see map here...


The defibrillators at the Community Centre and cafe/bakery have been stolen.  If you have any information that might be of use please call 101 an report it to the police

19.11.2014: ‘Revel 2015’ have published preliminary information about next year’s Revel and details of the committee on the Revel 2015 page here...

14.11.14:
Gardeners’ Club have posted their October/November 2014 report here

13.11.14: Contact details and working hours for Parish Council Clerk. Following the appointment of Jodie Harvey as the Clerk to Pucklechurch Parish Council the Clerk's contact details are (the email and telephone number are unchanged):

Email: parish.council@pucklechurch.org
Tel: 0117 2140551
Address for correspondence: 38 Peache Road, Downend, Bristol BS16 5RW

Please note that the Clerks normal working hours are 9am until 5pm Thursday and Friday.


06.11.2014: HMP Ashfield will be carrying out a planned exercise on Friday 28th November. This will involve increased activity inside the prison and the car park. Police and other emergency vehicles will be arriving at the prison and there will be sirens and blue lights. Even though it might be tempting the public are requested to refrain from going to see what is going on.  More information can be found here...

06.11.2014: South Gloucestershire Council Community Grants scheme is now open. SGC are  able to give grants to all kinds of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations as well as town and parish councils to support them with their projects.  Please see here for more details


21.10.2014: Pucklechurch Parish Council Grants. This year's grant scheme is now open for applications. Community Groups may apply for a grant by completing the application (found here). Deadline for submission is 30th November 2014.  However, you want to have a pre submission check then these should be in by Friday, 31st October.

18.10.2014: Appeal for Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). This is a disease of the eye that leads to loss of vision and blindness. The Charity RP Fighting Blindness are currently running a used stamp appeal - we are asking if you could take a few moments each day to tear off the stamps from your letters and save them until you have a fair number. More details here...

18.10.2014: Pucklechurch Parish Council wishes to pay tribute to the late