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LOCATIONS
Community Centre (Village Hall), Abson Road
PVSSC (Top Club, Prison Club),
St Aldam’s Drive
Bakery/Cafe,
(Westerleigh Road)

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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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Upcoming Events

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To see all meetings and events check the village calendar and the list of regular weekly events/meetings.

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Village Calendar 2015
(Last Updated 14/04/15)

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

April 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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[Good Friday]

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 Parish Council Walk-in.  This will not be held Easter weekend – next walk-in is 2nd May

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[Easter Monday]

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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

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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The Annual Parish Meeting will be held at 7.30pm in Pucklechurch School.  As well as presentations there will be an opportunity for community groups to update attendees on their activities. Full information at the Parish Council website.

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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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May 2015

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

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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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Scarecrow Competition and trail. To raise funds for our village church (St Thomas a Becket).Join us either for Café Church in church at 10am or from 11.30am onwards. Coffee, tea and sandwiches will be on sale from 11.30am. Cream Teas from 2.00 to 4.00pm. Full details here...

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[Early May Bank Holiday] Scarecrow Competition and trail. To raise funds for our village church (St Thomas a Becket). Church opens from 10.30am for the sale of coffee, tea and cakes. Sandwiches will be available after 11.30am.Church in church at 10am or from 11.30am onwards. Cream Teas from 2.00 to 4.00pm. Full details here...

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Happy Circle Coach Trip to Salisbury. Everyone is welcome on these trips. Cost per person is £13 - a deposit of £5 is required to secure a seat on the coach.  Coach leaves Pucklechurch at 9.00 a.m. and returns no later than 7.00 p.m.  Pick up points are Shortwood Road bus stop and Village Hall bus stop.  If you require information about any of the above please ring Lesley on 9374073 or Diane on 9372428.  Deposits can be paid at the Homefield Centre, which is behind 38 & 40, Shortwood Road between 1.30 and 2.00 pm Tuesday afternoons. 

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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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 [General and Local Elections]

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 Revel Family Disco ~ more details hereナ

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

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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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[Spring Bank Holiday]

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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

24.04.2015: All three defibrillators are now operational. For details of locations please click here...

23.03.2015: Players’ production date change.
Please note that the next production of the Pucklechurch Players will be held on 10th and 11th July and not in May as advertised in Pucklechurch News.

23.03.2015: Happy Circle Coach trip dates published. These are open to all villagers and details may be found on the calendar or the Happy Circle page here...

23.03.2015: Website Newsletter. Some of you may have noticed it has not been issued since the end of last year. The reason is that the company I use decided to charge over £100 for the service. I have now located a free service and I will start sending it again in the near future.

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...

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.