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LOCATIONS
Community Centre (Village Hall), Abson Road
PVSSC (Top Club, Prison Club),
St Aldamís 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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Village Calendar 2015
(Last Updated 18/05/15)

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

May 2015

Donít forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

Donít 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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Eurovision Song Contest - Watch this entertainment on the large screen. Yes, itís rubbish but itís funny! in the Social Club at the Community Centre, Abson Road

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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

30

Sa

FA Cup Final on the big screen at 5.30pm in the Social Club at the Community Centre, Abson Road

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Su

Quiz Night, £1 per person, 6 per team, cash prizes, enjoy a night testing your brain. 8.30pm in the Social Club at the Community Centre, Abson Road

June 2015

Donít forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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Happy Circle Coach Trip to Bournemouth. 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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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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 Revel Family Church Service ~ more details hereナ

Donít forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

15

Mo

Revel Quiz ~ more details hereナ

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17

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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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Revel Cribb Drive ~ more details hereナ

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Revel Pram Race ~ more details hereナ

Revel Cup ~ more details hereナ

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 Revel Day and Craft Fair ~ more details 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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Revel Beer Festival

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Revel Beer Festival

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July 2015

Donít forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

1

We

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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Th

 

3

Fr

 

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Sa

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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Su

 

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Mo

 

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Tu

 Happy Circle Coach Trip to Exmouth. 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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Pucklechurch Players Present 'Pullin' the Wool' a comedy by Frank Vickery. Doors open at 7.30. Performance starts at 8.00pm. Bring your own drinks & nibbles. For tickets call Elaine on 0117 9373105. Also available from 'The Old Dairy' cafe on Westerleigh Road.

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Pucklechurch Players Present 'Pullin' the Wool' a comedy by Frank Vickery. Doors open at 7.30. Performance starts at 8.00pm. Bring your own drinks & nibbles. For tickets call Elaine on 0117 9373105. Also available from 'The Old Dairy' cafe on Westerleigh Road.

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Donít forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings

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News & Announcements

18.05.2015: Is you dog missing or injured? A black lab was hit by a car today by the zebra crossing outside the Community Centre. It ran into the side of a car then shot up the lane towards Oaktree Avenue. People are worried that it may be injured somewhere or may have gone home and the owner does not known what happened. The car door does have a large dent in it so the dog has probably been injured. If youi have any information please email: lostandfoundpetsinbristol@gmail.com

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

23.03.2015: Playersí 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. Aldamís 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: ĎRevel 2015í have published preliminary information about next yearís 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.