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40 thoughts on “The Village Wall

  1. Mike Wyatt

    The Royal Mail van does not appear to have turned up today (Friday 19th May). Have they given up through lack of demand? We’ve used it four or five times since it started but it hasn’t generally been too well supported, according to the driver. Has the timing on Stamford market day got anything to do with it? Shame…I’ve now got to go to Edith Weston to post a parcel.

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  2. Olwen Davies

    Flowery plastic mac (girl 6 – 8 yrs old) may have been left at playground Sunday evening. If anyone finds it please contact me at olwend@gmail.com and I will pick it up at the weekend.

    Thanks

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  3. Jo Spiegl

    Urgent!! Can anyone help me out with a few guest beds for 2 nights 27 & 28th Dec. I need at least 2 for adults so ideally not air beds. Thank you for reading! Please call/ text me, Jo on 07966 916066.

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  4. Karen

    Hi – does anyone know if there is a carol service at St John’s North Luffenham this year? My grandparents live in the village so we’d love to come over and take them for a festive outing. thanks

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    1. Paul Cummings

      There certainly is and we hope that you can join us. Carols to Candlelight at 4pm on Sunday 18th December followed by Drinks and mince pies. Everyone is most welcome. Christmas Day Communion will be held on 25th at 9.30am

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  5. Tina Sewell

    St Mary & St John Primary School are holding a Santa Fun Run and Christmas Fete on Saturday 10th December 1-3pm. The fun run starts and finishes at the school with a small entry fee. Runners welcome to register on the day. The fete will include Father Christmas, Used toys and books stall, a tombola, cake stall, a fabulous raffle of several lovely hampers (tickets available from the school office or available on the day) a Christmassy café serving mulled wine and mince pies and lots of festive games and fun. Do come along, we would love to see you.
    AND…….your village school needs your help! Are you having a pre Christmas clear out? We are collecting items for the general tombola, used toys and books, clean re lovable teddies. Please drop off any donations to the school office before Friday Dec 9th. Any help greatly appreciated. Thank you so much.

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  6. Valerie Smith

    A big “thank you” to the Parish Council and helpers for making the Bonfire Night Celebrations such an enjoyable evening. The display was amazing and it looked like everyone had an enjoyable evening. What a great place to live North Luffenham is.

    Valerie Smith

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  7. Julie

    Black Wheelie bin missing – Nov 5th 2016

    Our black dust bin went missing last night after the fireworks! If you should see it in the village or find yourselves with an extra one this morning, please contact Julie on 07866 741022
    Many thanks

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  8. Olwen Davies

    I want to say THANKYOU to whoever maintains the footpaths around NL. I really appreciate the recent work to keep the Moor Lane -> village cut through and stiles passable. Also the tidy up of the path way down to the stream under Moor Bridge. I can see it is alot of work and I really appreciate it 🙂

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    1. Helen (Public Rights of Way Assistant, Rutland County Council)

      Hi Olwen – I am really pleased our work makes a difference. When I surveyed the path I noticed that the trees had become overgrown so I contact the land owner and asked them to cut it back which they did immediately. If you ever come across an issue on a right of way please let me know and I can investigate the problem.

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  9. kathy

    I don’t believe this! As the new pathway has finally been finished between rosewood and Edith Weston road I thought I would plant a few shrubs against my fence. After coming back from walking my dogs I saw one of the big shrubs was missing, someone had obviously taken a liking to it for there garden. I am a keen gardener and like to see flowers and bushes enhancing our village so if the person who took a fancy to my plant reads this would you please return it. I have planted on my boundary so this is not public land.

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  10. Mike Barnes

    Can I just give a big thanks to Paul and all the Parish Councillors and volunteers for a great day on Saturday. It took a lot or work, sweat and tears and it is much appreciated. Well Done.

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  11. Alex Naylor

    what is the intention with the park / swings & childrens play area at North Luffenham? Apparently the PC have been sending out consultations to ‘certain residents’ it is now in a very poor condition! it really lets the whole village down, i understand the PC have a sizeable grant / pot of money to spend on it, and have done for some time!!

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    1. Alex Naylor

      Ok thanks. Perhaps a review of how you promote these things is a good idea? I wonder how many responses have been recieved to date? We had no idea, and there is nothing obvious on any of the links on the website. I would go so far as to suggest for a true representation of village opinion it needs to be opened up to the wider village community in a different format.

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      1. Pete Burrows

        There will be a big push later this year (probably launched on Village Day on 11th June) to formally gather everyone in the villages views on how North Luffenham could be improved, what peoples issues are etc – the Playground will be covered in this activity to make sure everyone has a say and we can ensure we have as much of a consensus as possible. There will be a paper questionnaire for each house, and an online survey on the website

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  12. Al

    interesting one Pete, but how do all other firework displays manage? Presumably they all have similar potential issues. perhaps a launch from the warren would work better? NL fireworks are known well in the Rutland area, seems a shame to frankly kill what has been a successful bonfire night for as long as I can remember.

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    1. Pete Burrows

      Hi, feedback from the survey we carried out was pretty clear that rockets caused quite a few potential problems over the years with spent rockets dropping close to cars etc, and so unfortunately we have had to review their use in the display

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  13. Sallyanne Marson

    The Juniors start their summer cricket coaching this evening on the oval at 6pm. The tuck shop will be open as will the kitchen for tea, coffee & a chat! Our first Sunday morning game is 31st May v Peterborough. We’d love to have your support again this summer, I know the children really enjoy seeing you cheering them on. More comments to follow as the season progresses!

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  14. Hilary Smith

    Do you have any space on your allotment for me to grow dahlia’s for my daughter’s wedding this coming August. My garden is rather small. Dahlias are said to be excellent companions to vegetables as the roots deter a variety of pests

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  15. tim smith

    There doesn’t seem to have been a flood of comments and am I alone in thinking that The Fox has lived up to expectations. A welcome boost to village life in North Luffenham.

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