The decorations are up and it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Parish Council office!
We hope that lots of local residents will come along tomorrow to get into the festive spirit at the Charlton Kings Christmas Fayre. Lots of festive fun is expected from from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm on Friday, 6th December 2019 at Church Piece, Charlton Kings.
We are expecting a visit from Santa and his Reindeer,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:19 by Joanna Noles
One of the world's leading field biologists and environmentalists Ian Redmond OBE will be giving a talk on Tuesday 3rd December at 7.30pm at The Chapel Arts in Cheltenham. Tickets are available online and on the door. For more information please see the Chapel Arts website.
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 10:42 by Joanna Noles
Can you help our prickly friends this winter? More hedgehogs are struggling to survive the winter months due to a shortage of suitable hibernation habitat. Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is asking residents to help increase suitable nesting spaces in their gardens and where possible make hedgehog access holes to ease their movement between gardens. Please see the Wildlife Trust's website for more information.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:51 by Joanna Noles
Have you thought about being a Parish Councillor? It is a great opportunity to support and improve your local community and learn new skills.
There is currently one Parish Councillor vacancy. Further information can be found in Policy 10a Casual Vacancies which can be found on our Policies and Procedures page. If you are interested in applying to become a Parish Councillor, or would like to learn more... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 10:22 by Joanna Noles
Fancy winning a Christmas hamper full of festive goodies, or one of our other great raffle prizes?
Tickets are now on sale from the Snug café in Church Piece, and will also be available to buy at the Christmas Fayre on Friday 6th of December from the Charlton Kings library. Proceeds from the raffle will go to help fund future Charlton Kings events.
Tickets are £1 for a strip.
Thank you for... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:08 by Joanna Noles
The Charlton Kings Christmas Event returns again this year for an afternoon of festive fun. It will take place from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm on Friday, 6th December 2019 at Church Piece, Charlton Kings.
We are expecting a visit from Santa and his Reindeer, festive music from the Charlton Kings Infant and Junior School Choirs and a dance display by Coady Crew. Frozen's Elsa and Olaf have promised to come along... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:34 by Joanna Noles
In recent months, there has been a serious upsurge in anti-social behaviour around Church Piece and the Croft allotment site, which has destroyed property and seriously frightened and upset our more elderly residents. This recently escalated to damage in the cemetery and serious misbehaviour and abuse of parishioners actually inside St Mary's church.
Representatives of the Parish Council and Cheltenham... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:40 by Joanna Noles
Charlton Kings Parish Council has signed up to the Woodland Trust's Tree Charter, joining many councils across the country in pledging support for its aims of protecting, promoting and planting trees in our community.
A number of events will take place on Saturday, 30th November 2019 which is Tree Charter Day. Full details can be found on our Environment page.
Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:33 by Joanna Noles
The much-loved water rill feature was installed as part of the CK 2000 improvements to Church Piece. The mosaic designs were created by Balcarras students at that time, and feature an imaginative collection of frogs, a clock, leaves, and water creatures.
Time has not been kind to the mosaics and the whole structure is badly deteriorating, with significant spoiling having occurred to its surface over... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:48 by Joanna Noles
This year we are asking you the residents of Charlton Kings to help decorate the Community Christmas Tree ready for the Christmas Light Switch On - Friday 6th December.
This could be a small decoration of your own design or a dedication in memory of someone special. Please make sure your decoration is not too big or heavy and where possible please use weatherproof materials.
You will be able to hang... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:19 by Joanna Noles