Chairman’s News

Week 23 July

Week 23 July

the school holidays have arrived, remember that the Parish Council provides activities for children between 5yrs and 14yrs throughout the school holidays.  Grandparents resident in the area can join up their grandchildren as well.  Details can be found below Holiday play summer 2018 (PDF)

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Week 11 June

Week 11 June

Horsetail or Mare’s tail weed has an extensive root system and thick silica structure that has proven resistant to normal spraying. It spreads quickly and forms a dense carpet of foliage along our pavements and walls. This week we are trying something new to fight it, fingers… Continue Reading Week 11 June

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Week 30 April

Week 30 April

This month the sun came out at last and the grass cutting could commence. We also started the sowing of wild flower seeds along the tree line between Westbourne Avenue and Bankside Walk. I am looking forward to seeing the display of colour later in the summer.… Continue Reading Week 30 April

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Week 28 March

Week 28 March

This week the Parish signage arrived. Our Parish comprises several areas, West Sleekburn, Stakeford, Bomarsund, Old Red Row, Scotland Gate, Choppington and Guide Post and Johnson villas/Home Farm. It may not be entirely cast in stone where each starts and ends but now at least we have… Continue Reading Week 28 March

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Week 26th Feb

Week 26th Feb

Winter Appears Again! Just as I was looking forward to spring, winter appears again. Luckily the Choppington dedicated team were out in force clearing the worst of the ‘beast from the east’. We have modified our ride-on grass-cutters with snow blades which allows them to sweep along… Continue Reading Week 26th Feb

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Week 19th Feb

Week 19th Feb

I am pleased to report that work on the West Sleekburn Residents hall began on Thursday. The contractors swooped in early on Thursday and quickly knocked down the old building. The replacement one should be up by the end of March. The Residents Association has worked hard… Continue Reading Week 19th Feb

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