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Fancy a run?

We’re exceptionally fortunate to be living right on the doorstep of a huge wooded area, courtesy of the Heart of England Forest. Fancy a run in it?

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BVF Christmas Bash 2016

It’s nearly that time again! The annual BVF Christmas Carols and get-together is happening on Sunday the 18th of December. The plan is congregate around the tree at 6.15-6.30pm, where you will be welcomed with the customary glass (or two, or even three in my case) of mulled wine courtesy of Charles and Bev.

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Barton HGV traffic update

A number of Barton residents attended the PCC meeting held on 25th January. Ian Barnes, Julia Grice and Iain Forbes were able to raise the issues of Speed, Pedestrian Safety and HGV traffic volumes through Barton, echoing the points raised in Keith Goodchild’s report.

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Barton Flood Forum meeting, 07/04/2016

Nine villagers from Barton (Harry Knight, Rona Fitzpatrick, Andrew Taylor, David Day, Iain Forbes, Pat & Barry Iskander, Paul & Sarah Birch of Grace House) attended. It was a very useful meeting with representatives from Highways, Environment Agency, Flood Risk Management, WCC and the Flood Resilience Team. We were reassured regarding the maintenance schedule undertaken by EA of the flood …