The plays of Harborough Magna, Newbold on Avon, Bishop’s Tachbrook and Stoneleigh were originally performed by members of the village community in homes, halls, pubs or streets. Amongst the many [...]
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Tachfest 2017 will kick off on Saturday, 15th July from 1pm and will continue until 6pm.
Planning is in full swing, so put the date [...]
Trips, crafts, sports, cooking and games!
4 to 11 year olds. From £12 for a half day.
Dates are as follows:Weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Half term: 29th May to 26th [...]
Date: Saturday 15th July, 1-6pm
Venue: Bishops Tachbrook Meadow
We’re holding our music based festival in-a-day again this year, and already have 2-3 bands confirmed. The dog show is back hosted by [...]
Following a meeting between Warwickshire County Council and a Parish Council led resident’s working group in early February, there will be no further changes to the bus timetable or route [...]
WCC have decided to postpone the implementation of the new loop bus route along Church Lees/Argyle Way/St Chad’s Road after representation by the Parish Council on behalf of residents affected. [...]
When a major development is constructed, it is usually the case that a contribution is made by the developer to the Local Authority for upgrading and improving the local infrastructure. To [...]
A further planning application has been submitted for 150 more in Bishops Tachbrook on Oakley Wood Road, opposite the Bloors Site. Many residents visited the consultation event organised by the [...]
A big thank you to those who braved the weather and turned out for the bulb panting on Saturday. We had an additional 9 volunteers at St Chad’s [...]
With the St Chad’s Centre almost completed, Trustees would like to invite enquiries for booking the St Chad’s Centre for January 2017 onwards.
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Please note there is currently no [...]
(Written by Jennifer Miremadi)
The church was packed one Saturday evening in September to enjoy the performance of this choir from Alcester – 45 members dressed elegantly in black.
But what were our [...]
Warwickshire County Council has launched the Community Computers scheme.
There are 120 recycled laptops available (across the County) for FREE to community groups, voluntary organisations and Town & Parish Councils.
Who can apply?Locally based community or [...]
Tarantara are visiting Bishop’s Tachbrook to hold a live concert in St Chad’s Church on Saturday 17th September at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £10 / £5 for under 18s and all proceeds [...]
Warwickshire County Council has launched the Living in Warwickshire survey, which gives Warwickshire residents the chance to have their say on a range of public services within Warwickshire. This is an [...]
A big thank you to everyone who turned out to support the village working party on 23rd April:Paul Whitwood Graham Leeke Matt Greene Sean Deely Chris Bills Liz Bills Mick Elliott Pete Ash Eirian Curzon Alan Griffiths Paul Woodfield Ron Kreswell
Further to discussions regarding the parking arrangements for the St Chad’s Centre, Trustees are pleased to announce an agreement with the Croft Medical Centre branch surgery on Mallory Road to [...]
Please be aware that there is a planning application running for the site next to Seven Acre Close. The closing date for public comments is 16th March. Planning application reference [...]
Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball wants to hear your views as he considers setting the police budget for 2016/17. He is asking all members of the public if [...]
Did you spot the St Chad’s Centre brick laying event in the local newspaper?
St Chad’s Centre in the Leamington Observer
Hopefully you have now received the Sport Leisure and Well-being questionnaire through your door.
Please take part in helping to shape the future of these important parish amenities, by either completing [...]
We welcomed a number of St Chad’s Centre supporters to the building site on Friday 30th October. We gathered out of the rain in St Chad’s Church where the Chair [...]
Over the summer months one of our small band of volunteers has cleared all the branches from the bottom corner of our churchyard along with a large amount of dumped, [...]
WCC has launched the community computers scheme 2015. There is a total of 20 laptops per area (20 for Stratford and 20 for Warwick District), I have attached a copy [...]
We need volunteers to:Help Build The Bonfire Collect Donations On The Night Be Stewards On The Night.
We really need your help so if you are willing then volunteer by contacting Cathy Herbert [...]
There are a number of jobs that need doing around the Parish such as clearing undergrowth from paths, trimming trees and general tidying. We’re fed up with waiting for someone [...]
The poll to decide the name for the new housing development closed on Friday 16 October and we have a resounding winner:Oakley Meadow
As the results show, the name was the [...]
Warwick and Leamington Beekeepers ‘Introduction to Beekeeping’ Course is held at the National Beekeeping Centre, Stoneleigh Park over 6 weekly consecutive evening sessions starting on Monday February 8th from 7pm [...]
Thank you to all who have nominated the names for the new housing development that will be built on the fields behind the school.
Now we all have a chance to [...]
Do you have a burning question to ask about the St Chad’s Centre? Hopefully these Q&As will provide you with the answer.
With the building of the St Chad’s Centre [...]
Have you spotted the activity on the St Chad’s Centre building site?
The construction of the Centre commenced on 3rd August 2015 and it is anticipated that completion should be by [...]
Despite a valiant effort by the Parish Council who fronted 3 speakers objecting (Nigel Bell, Cllr Paul Whitwood & Cllr Sean Deely) out of a total of 6, the application [...]
Each year the Parish Council sets aside funds to support and enable community development within the Parish of Bishop’s Tachbrook. The 2015/16 first funding round will start in July with [...]
Please find below the results of the district and parish elections.
Andrew Day was elected as district councillor. Please see below the link to the results on the District Council [...]
(Originally written for the Parish Magazine by Anne Kirby)
Our well-attended AGM has launched us into another year of varied and interesting talks and outings; all available for a modest subscription of £10 a [...]
(Originally written for the Parish Magazine by the St Chad’s Centre Trustees)
Having just ushered in a new year the parish is beginning an exciting new chapter in its history. Since 1945, as the village was [...]
(Originally written for the Parish Magazine by Steve Harvey)
Over the fields skylarks sang as the warm air was drawn up from France. November and the ivy is covered with [...]
(Originally written for the Parish Magazine by Stephen Keen)
You may have noticed on a secluded edge of Bishop’s Tachbrook a new solar farm is being built, so what is it and why are [...]
(Originally written for the Parish Magazine by Keith Wellstead)
All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I. After the [...]
Foster Carers – we need your help!
Warwickshire Hedgehog Rescue is a charity set up by a group of people in the Warwickshire area in order to deal with sick, injured [...]
The Parish Council has approved the Draft Neighbourhood Plan and it is now ready for consultation.
The consultation period will be for 6 weeks from 24th September and will run until [...]
The Leopard has launched the customer-focussed initiative, which will offer regulars savings on food and drinks.
The new Loyalty Scheme at the village venue, which is run by pub group Scoff [...]
You might like to see the submission that the Parish Council has made in relation to planning and projected population figures for our region. You can download the documents, below.
Written by Leigh Carter and originally published in the Parish Magazine (May).
Community Speed Watch is a Community Forum driven initiative that enables local communities, supported by Warwickshire Police, to become involved [...]
The Parish’s response to the most recent round of Warwick District Council’s consultation process has been submitted. Six weeks work by residents, councillors and advisors LinkUK resulted in a technical submission running [...]
A story by Beth Phillips
As an avid reader of the parish magazine, I am aware that my article is somewhat different to most of those featured within it. It’s not [...]
Being a new first time mum in a rural setting can be quite a daunting prospect, especially when you’ve had a caesarean section and have been advised not to drive [...]
Most of us are probably used to the sight of fat pigeons and other such fowl flying around our neighbourhood but lately we have had a new visitor; a bird [...]
Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire Mr Timothy Cox made a special presentation of a British Empire Medal to Graham Leeke to honour his outstanding service to the community of Bishop’s Tachbrook and [...]
As I think I pointed out last year, November is a month of remembrance, and as I pondered this I was reminded of a scene from Monty Python’s ‘Life of Brian’.
I know there are [...]
I write this sitting in my 10th floor room in a Beijing hotel. I love this city but outside the smog is so thick I am viewing
the world shrouded in grey. The Chinese [...]
Bishop’s Tachbrook really is blessed with some hidden talents. Last year I uncovered a secret gem in the form of Karen Deasy of Darning Green who can repair the virtually [...]
Corinne has been Bishop’s Tachbrook’s Parish Clerk for over a year, although she has seven years’ experience being the Parish Clerk for Gaydon. It wasn’t until I interviewed Corinne I [...]
The plight of the honey bee may not be something which you are aware of but their declining numbers put the future of the world’s crop pollination in jeopardy. Did [...]
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