Author: Community Development Officer
We had a lovely afternoon making Christmas Wreaths in the Stanton Hall on Sunday 5th December. We had fourteen people across two sessions and they created beautiful wreaths using locally sourced greenery from our volunteer's gardens.
We have already put some of the wreaths up in different parts of Charlton Kings but we have a lot left to find homes for.
We will be out and about with ribbons and string... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 15:40 by Community Development Officer
Thank you to Toby at the Coop for drawing the winning raffle tickets this afternoon and to Coop, Sainsburys, Smart Fish Bar and Peter Jefferies Butchers for their generous contributions to the Santa Chocolates and the Raffle Prizes.
Prize winners have been notified. Thank you to everyone who took part.
Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 14:30 by Community Development Officer
We were delighted to see so many people enjoying the Christmas Light Switch-on and Fayre on Friday afternoon.
We have a short video on our Facebook Page if you would like to take a look and see if you can spot yourself in the crowd.
Thank you to everyone who was involved and helped to make it such a success and thank you to all of the choirs who sang so beautifully.
We look forward to seeing you again... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 14:06 by Community Development Officer
Can you find all of the Christmas Fairies in Charlton Kings?
Look in the windows of local shops and businesses to see if you can spot the message from the Christmas Fairy.
Look for the letters on their dress!
Write down the letters and then unscramble them using the coloured boxes to help you to crack the code. Have fun!
You can download the playing form here. It's free to play!
Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 10:00 by Community Development Officer
On Saturday 27th November at 2.00pm, please meet by the car parking area on Newcourt Road for a tree walk around Newcourt Green. We will launch our new self-guided tree trail leaflet that shows the wonderful variety of trees to be found there and how to identify them. The leaflet has been produced in partnership with Cheltenham Borough Council's Senior Trees Officer (who will lead the walk) and with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:00 by Community Development Officer
On Saturday 13th November eleven volunteers from Charlton Kings in Bloom worked tirelessly to clear and replant the borders of the precinct behind the rill. John Coates and Michelle Kirby led the project, John having designed the planting and bought the plants beforehand.
This was a significant project and required tremendous effort from all the volunteers. The first task was to clear the site and prune... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 17:44 by Community Development Officer
The Charlton Kings Community Players look forward to welcoming you to this year's performance of Let Us Be Merry.
Doors open at 2.00pm and the performance starts at 2.30pm on Saturday 4th December at St Mary's Church in Charlton Kings.
There will be refreshments during the interval and proceeds will go to Cheltenham Guiding and Cheltenham Samaritans.
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 17:28 by Community Development Officer
The Christmas Fayre and Switching on the tree lights on Church Piece is on Friday 3rd December, 3-6pm.
This is our traditional, much loved winter event. Father Christmas and his Elf will be ready to say hello along with their Reindeer. We will have a variety of local businesses providing food, drink and gift ideas. Scarrotts Funfair will provide lots of fun with rides and games and we are delighted... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 15:47 by Community Development Officer
From Gloucestershire to Glasgow and back again. Three local residents who attended COP26 returned from the world's "greatest climate conference" last week to share their experiences at a special behind-the-scenes event in Charlton Kings last night.
CK Futures wants to thank Patricia Thornley - Director of EBRI (Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute) at Aston University, Isabella Kaminski - freelance... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 18:00 by Community Development Officer