Sadly the roof of Burghwallis church has suffered a collapse, which means it is unsafe to open the church for public worship. As you see from the picture the roof tiles are unstable and there is considerable danger posed to anyone standing nearby. I have […]
The original function of the pinfold was to hold stray sheep caught wandering around the village until the farmer collected them and paid a fine for their release. We don’t have any sheep now but there is a possibility of capturing a small child instead. […]
The tier 3 Covid restrictions means that at the time of writing we are currently intending to hold remembrance commemorations on Sunday, the 8th of November. Clearly, we need to follow the national advice we are given, so is intended that each of these commemorations […]
Covid has also impacted on our traditional Christmas tree lighting and carol service. It is intended the tree will still be erected in December, along with its festive lights alongside the war memorial. But the traditional carol service has had to be cancelled this year.
The wretched virus is affecting us in many ways not least for the annual senior citizens Christmas lunch for 2020. The lockdown has resulted in the Parish Council deciding to hold the Christmas lunch in a unique way this year. You are invited to have […]
DMBC have today announced that green bin collections will be suspended with effect from this weekend, and will not re-start until next March. Owing to the number of staff affected by Covid-19 resources are being concentrated on clearing blue and black bins. So, lads and […]
In addition to the guys who don’t wear masks, wash their hands, maintain social distancing and gather in large groups there is of course that old stalwart – the Bogan fly tipper. Bogans are like a virus. They don’t abide by any rules, couldn’t care […]