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Abdon and Heath Parish

News and Events

News and Events for August to October 2019:

  • New planning applications...
  • Severn Trent application for consent to carry out works on common land. Available for residents to view in Abdon Church porch until 11th August.
  • Saturday 3rd August - Temporary Road Closure: Station Road, Ditton Priors, 8am - 6pm. Purpose: STW Defect - Remedial Rein by CLO Full dig out required - full crossing plus consequential CWT 4 10mm Bit Mac 5.00 2.00 10.00 Major Road Closure Job in Carriageway (10mm Bitmac (Tarmac)). Works Promoter:   Severn Trent Water. You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=114237911 . Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.
  • Monday 5th - Friday 9th August - Temporary road closure: Derrington Road, Ditton Priors 9.30am to 4pm. Purpose: Bridge repairs, Works Promoter: WSP. You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=113763856. Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.
  • Thursday 8th August - Abdon and Heath Parish Council meeting 7.30pm Abdon Village Hall. All residents of the villages are invited to attend. Agenda...
  • Saturday 10th August - UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments.
  • Saturday 17th or Saturday 24th August (may change at short notice due to weather) - Abdon and District Community Wildlife Group walk to Boyne Water in our search for dragonflies (and anything else of interest). However, as dragonflies do like warm and sunny conditions, we want to pick a good day. So I shall keep a close eye on weather forecasts, and will probably give a date for this event at short notice. I currently have Saturday 17th and Saturday 24th as target dates, but it might even end up being mid-week.Watch this space!
  • Sunday 18th August - Abdon and District Community Wildlife Group moth morning 8am. Directions: in Stanton Long you will find a red telephone box, take the No Through Road immediately opposite. Follow this lane for about 300 yards. The Maltings, Stanton Long  TF13 6LQ is the last cottage on the left, opposite two bungalows. 
  • Saturday 31st August - Coffee morning, Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Join us for coffee, cake and a chat - everyone welcome!
  • Saturday 14th September - UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments.
  • Saturday 28th September - Coffee morning, Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Join us for coffee, cake and a chat - everyone welcome!
  • Sunday 19th October - Abdon District Community Wildlife Group. Woodland fungi at Ashfield Coppice.

Regular events:

  • Brown Clee Meditation Group - every Tuesday evening 7pm in Abdon Village Hall. All are welcome at no cost. A leaflet is available from Brown Clee Surgery.
  • Coffee morning - last Saturday each month in Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm, except for December.
  • UFO (Un Finished Objects) craft morning - 2nd Saturday each month at Abdon Village Hall 10.30am to 12.30pm. Bring along your unfinished projects. Join us and learn a new craft skill. Join us and teach your craft skills to someone else. Please supply your own materials. Please make a donation for refreshments. Phone Penny 712530 or Margaret 712296.
  • Sewing club - occasional afternoons at various locations in Abdon. See the Sewing Club page for details.
  • Flower club - first Monday evening each month (March to December) in Abdon Village Hall. See the Flower Club page for details.
  • Church services - second and fourth Sunday of each month at St. Margaret's Church, Abdon. See the St. Margaret's Church page for details.
  • Parish Council meetings - usually the last Thursday in January, April, July and October in Abdon Village Hall. See the Parish Council page for details.
  • Women's Institute - second Wednesday each month at Clee St.Margaret Village Hall. See the Women's Institute Page for details.

Abdon and Heath Parish Council - Marquee for hire.

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