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Christmas Light Switch-on and Fayre on Friday 2nd December from 3.00pm

Christmas Light Switch-on and Fayre on Friday 2nd December from 3.00pm

Join us for the annual Christmas Fayre and Lights Switch On at Church Piece near the Charlton Kings Library on Friday 2nd Dcember from 3.00 - 6.00pm.

Father Christmas and his Reindeer will be waiting to meet you by the Christmas Tree once again with Mrs Christmas and the Christmas Elf ready to say hello too.

Scarrotts Funfair will provide lots of fun with 2 Carousels, the Fun House and some game stalls... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 12:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

A Victorian Christmas at Sixways 2022 - Friday 25th November from 5.30pm

A Victorian Christmas at Sixways 2022 - Friday 25th November from 5.30pm

A Victorian Christmas at Sixways is returning on Friday 25th November from 5.30pm.

Why not dress up in your best top hat or bonnet and join the Dickensian characters taking over the shops on Sixways. Our local shop owners were brilliant fun joining in with the dressing up last year and are looking forward to welcoming you back again.

The evening begins in the Secret Garden opposite Sixways Wine Bar with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:50 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Planning Committee Meeting - Monday 21st November at 7pm

Planning Committee Meeting - Monday 21st November at 7pm

The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be at 7.00pm on Monday 21st November 2022 in the Stanton Hall. Members of the public are very welcome to attend the meeting.

The legislation that permitted virtual meetings ended on 7th May 2021 so we are now required to hold all in-person meetings for Full Council and all Standing Committees. Members of the public are permitted to attend these meeting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 11:03 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Planning

St Mary’s Church, Charlton Kings Christingle - Sunday 11th December at 4.00 p.m.

St Mary’s Church, Charlton Kings Christingle - Sunday 11th December at 4.00 p.m.

St Mary's Church, Charlton Kings Christingle - Sunday 11th December at 4.00 p.m.

Christingle is a candle-lit celebration that's perfect for bringing communities together safely for a special moment of togetherness, friendship and fun. You can attend a Christingle in person and online (or why not do both!) and you can visit christingle.org to find everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable Christingle... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 10:55 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

St Mary’s Church, Charlton Kings Advent by Candlelight - Sunday, 27th November at 6:30 p.m.

St Mary’s Church, Charlton Kings Advent by Candlelight - Sunday, 27th November at 6:30 p.m.

St Mary's Church, Charlton Kings Advent by Candlelight - Sunday, 27th November at 6:30 p.m.

Hymns and Readings for the Advent Season. All welcome.

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 10:37 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Robomower on Ravensgate Common - Monday 21st - Friday 25th November - DATE CHANGE

Robomower on Ravensgate Common - Monday 21st - Friday 25th November - DATE CHANGE

Scrub and tussock grass removal work: Monday 21st - Friday 25th November - DATE CHANGE

The Robomower is returning to Ravensgate for the third time to remove scrub grass and tussocks to extend the areas of valuable short-turf limestone grassland on the steeper slopes of the common.

Fortunately, Ash dieback disease has killed or stunted many of the sapling trees that were threatening to turn the common... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 15:15 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Restoring Cheltenham’s Escarpment Grasslands

Civic Remembrance Day Service 2022

Civic Remembrance Day Service 2022

Remembrance Day—Sunday 13th November

At 9.50am at the War Memorial, Charlton Kings will again remember and respect the sacrifice of so many local people, among the host of those who have suffered and died in the service of their country.Thanks again to Charlton Kings in Bloom for replanting the flower bed around the War Memorial.Orders of Service will be available on the Parish Council website,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 14:19 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Warm spaces are available in Charlton Kings Library and Holy Apostles Church Hall

Warm spaces are available in Charlton Kings Library and Holy Apostles Church Hall

Charlton Kings Library - Charlton Kings: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday:9.30am-1pm & 2pm-5.30pm, Thursday: 9.30am - 1pm & 2pm - 7.00pm, Saturday: 9.30am - 3pm

Holy Apostles Hall – Charlton Kings: Open Tuesday 9am to 4pm

We are currently short of warm spaces in Charlton Kings on a Sunday and Monday.

If your organisation is able to offer a warm space, please get in touch with us and we will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 15:01 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Health Connect, News

Notice of upcoming works in Charlton Kings: Veteran ash tree work: 9th - 11th November and 15th - 17th November 2022

Notice of upcoming works in Charlton Kings: Veteran ash tree work: 9th - 11th November and 15th - 17th November 2022

Notice of upcoming works in Charlton KingsVeteran ash tree work: 9th - 11th November and 15th - 17th November 2022

5 veteran ash trees on the boundary of Lillybrook golf course and Charlton Kings Common are having work carried out to try and preserve and protect them for the future.

These trees are several hundred years old and the number of such trees in the country now is much less that it would have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 22 Oct 2022 08:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Restoring Cheltenham’s Escarpment Grasslands

Free CK Futures Talk - The Science of Trees and Climate - 30th November

Free CK Futures Talk - The Science of Trees and Climate - 30th November

Join us in the Community Hub at FRONT on London Road as Patricia Thornley, Director of Supergen Bioenergy Hub joins us to discuss the question, do trees really help fight climate change?

In this fascinating talk, Patricia evaluates the science of planting trees to save carbon, discusses other forest and deforestation related controversies and shares some of the ways trees benefit all of us.

The talk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 14:30 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures