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85,000 new homes by 2036

Pucklechurch has been specifically identified as a strategic location in a plan to build 85,000 new homes in the old Avon area.  Consultation on this phase of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan is now CLOSED. Further consultations are planned and information is still available and may be found by clicking the link below:

https://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk/consult.ti/JSPIO2015/consultationHome

Welcome to the Pucklechurch Community Website and the online version of the Pucklechurch News

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

Click here for more information

 

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

Upcoming Events

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

Would you like your event promoted on the Community Website? Click here and fill in a simple form.

Village Calendar 2016
(Last Updated 11/02/16)

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

February 2016

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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Gardenersメ Club meeting (Visitors welcome 50pp) - Pruning presented by Jon Mason. Competition – Single hellebore

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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Reserves (Seniors playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Six Nations Rugby - France v Italy - 2:25pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Six Nations Rugby - Scotland v England - 4:50pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Entertainment Night Details TBC 8:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

 

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Six Nations Rugby - Ireland v Wales 3:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Film Night "SHOOTER (2007) - A top Marine sniper, Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg), leaves the military after a mission goes horribly awry and disappears without a trace. Swagger is coaxed back into service after high-profile government officials convince him to help thwart a plot against the President of the United States. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, Swagger realizes he has been betrayed and goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up. Instead of hiding, he seeks revenge against some of the most powerful and corrupt leaders in the free world. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra

Free to Members (annual Membership £5) - Non-Members welcome (50p temporary membership fee applies - after 5 club visits must become a Member)  8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Seniors (Reserves playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Six Nations Rugby - France v Ireland 2:25pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Six Nations Rugby - Wales v Scotland 4:50pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Live Entertainment - The Engine Room Band - Free to Members (annual Membership £5) - Non-Members welcome (50p temporary membership fee applies - after 5 club visits must become a Member)  8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Six Nations Rugby - Italy v England 2:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Film Night "THE MARTIAN (2015)

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission.

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig" Free to Members (annual Membership £5) - Non-Members welcome (50p temporary membership fee applies - after 5 club visits must become a Member)  8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Reserves (Seniors playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Crib Drive Details TBC 8:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Revel Needs Your Support: Changes to this years format (yes, the parade is back) mens that the Revel Committee need extra help organising and supporting the events. To learn more there is a village meeting to discuss Revel 2016 at 7:30 in the Village Hall Social Club. Please make every effort to attend.

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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.  Entry is free and music starts at 8.00pm in 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

Six Nations Rugby - Wales v France 8:05pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Seniors (Reserves playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Six Nations Rugby - Italy v Scotland 2:25pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Six Nations Rugby - England v Ireland 4:50pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Quiz Night Teams of 6 - £1 entry per team member 8:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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March 2016

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

 

 

Gardenersメ Club meeting (Visitors welcome 50pp) - The Shaded Garden presented by Duncan Coombs. Competition – Humorous flower arrangement. 7.45 in the Village Hall, Abson Road.

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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Reserves (Seniors playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

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Film Night "SUFFRAGETTE (2015)

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Starring: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter

Free to Members (annual Membership £5) - Non-Members welcome (50p temporary membership fee applies - after 5 club visits must become a Member)  8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Six Nations Rugby - Ireland v Italy 1:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Seniors (Reserves playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Six Nations Rugby - England v Wales 4:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Six Nations Rugby - Scotland v France 3:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

Film Night "THE LADY IN THE VAN

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway. The Lady in the Van is a 2015 British comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Hytner, written by Alan Bennett. Starring: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Deborah Findlay and Jim Broadbent. Free to Members (annual Membership £5) - Non-Members welcome (50p temporary membership fee applies - after 5 club visits must become a Member)  8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Don’t forget to check herefor listings of regular weekly meetings
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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Reserves (Seniors playing away) 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Six Nations Rugby

- Wales v Italy 2:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

- Ireland v Scotland - 5:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

- France v England - 8:00pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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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.  Entry is free and music starts at 8.00pm in 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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Pucklechurch Sports Football Club Seniors 2:00pm on the Pucklechurch Recreation Field

Crib Drive Details TBC 8:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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Quiz Night Teams of 6 - £1 entry per team member 8:30pm in the Pucklechurch CA Social Club

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News & Announcements

11.02.16: Revel Needs Your Support: Changes to this years format (yes, the parade is back) means that the Revel Committee need extra help organising and supporting the events. There is a village meeting to discuss Revel 2016 on Thursday 25th February, 2016 at 7:30 in the Village Hall Social Club. Please make every effort to attend.

11.02.16: Dates for your Diary...
Pucklechurch Players next production Friday, 13th and Saturday, 14th May. Details in calendar.

11.02.16: Siston Lane Closure:
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 (AS AMENDED) SECTION 14 (2) Notice is hereby given that the South Gloucestershire Council in pursuance of the provisions contained within the above Act will for a period of five* days inclusive commencing on 02/03/2016. prohibit ANY VEHICLE from proceeding along SISTON LANE, SISTON From its junctions with Webbs Heath and Shortwood Road. NOTE: it is anticipated that the works will occupy from 9.30am until 2.30pm on 02/03/2016 within the Statutory Notice Period of five days
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: The alternative route for vehicles is via Webbs Heath, A420, Chesley Hill, Lodge Road, Abson Road, Shortwood Road

11.02.16: Event Organisers:
South Gloucestershire are running a FREE seminar to help you to independently organise safe and successful events. See more about the Safety Advisory Group at www.southglos.gov.uk and search “Safety Advisory Group”.

13.12.15: The 2016 Village Calendar is now online with Revel dates and more.  If you want your event listed send details to webmaster@pucklechurch.org

25.11.15: Changes to X49 bus service. 
From 10th January 2016 intermediate running times will be revised across all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality, no change to route or frequency.  Details will be available later.  To check the timetable click this link http://www.firstgroup.com/bristol-bath-and-west/plan-journey/timetables/