Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Safer Stronger Community

The next Frampton Cotterell, Westerleigh, Coalpit Heath & Iron Acton Safer Stronger Community Group meeting is to be held on Tuesday 10 December 2013, 7.30pm at the Manor Hall, Henfield Road, Coalpit Heath, BS36 2TG 

Friday, 15 November 2013

Nibley Lane Closure

Nibley Lane is expected to close for cleaning from 9.30am until 2.30pm on 18th November 2013.

Thursday, 14 November 2013


The Police have told us that, at about 5.45 pm yesterday, there was an attempted break-in at a house in the Quadrangle, followed by a successful break-in to a house in the same street.

Please be aware that the number of burglaries increases at this time of year.

The Police advise you to make it seem as though the house is occupied: use time-switches for light and radio.
Keep people off your property with thorny bushes / hedges, if you can.
Mark your valuable property (your Neighbourhood Watch Contact can supply a UV pen) and register it with

Thursday, 7 November 2013



Saturday 16 November Curry evening in the Village Hall 7.30 pm Tickets £8.50 from Jenny (312437) or Beryl (323005) Saturday

7 December Christmas Fair in the Village Hall 2-4 pm


Sunday 15 December Christingle service (Morning Prayer) 10.30 am

Sunday 22 December Carol Service with Westerleigh Band 4pm

Monday 23 December Carols on the Green 6.30 pm followed by refreshments in the New Inn

Tuesday 24 December Midnight service 11.30 pm
Latest on Westerleigh smell During the summer more smells were reported in Westerleigh village, which appeared to be linked to hydrogen sulphide in the sewers. All those involved have been working hard to find a solution. At the end of October, Tulip started using a new chemical to dose their effluent, which has reduced the levels of the gas in their rising main. They will continue to use this while they work with the Environment Agency and independent experts to find a more permanent solution. From Claire Young