On-line edition

Our on-line edition is here to keep you updated about what's currently going on in the village.  We hope you are finding it useful.  Please send us your news / articles - it's your contributions that will make this an interesting and informative read!

Downton's mask makers have teamed up with the Royal British Legion.  Find out how to get your poppy-themed mask for Remembrance Day.

A brand new bakery / farm shop has just opened at Wick Farm.  Stable and Wick have set up in their store in a freshly refurbished barn - and have lots of plans for the future.

Follow the link to find out how much money the Sunflower Maze raised for the Stars Appeal.  Well down to all involved. More pictures coming soon.....

Have you visited the Leisure Centre recently?  The new management have brought in lots of changes - and there's still more to be done.....

More village events cancelled

Sadly, in view of the Covid-19 situation, the Scouts have made the decision to cancel their annual bonfire night celebration.  

Neither will there be a Scout-delivered Christmas post this year.

The Cuckoo Fair Committee have cancelled next year's Fair too, in view of the "uncertainty, potential risk, additional complexities and extra costs".  For only the second time in forty years, the Downton Cuckoo Fair will not be celebrating the arrival of the Cuckoo in Spring.  Click on the link for the full information about their decision.

Downton Library is re-opening on November 6th.  Click for details of revised opening times.

Doccombe are looking for someone to work in their warehouse. Trafalgar school are looking for (volunteer) governors.

The Green Group are encouraging people to join a community litter pick.  

Pete, a stalwart of Downton Band, will be sorely missed.

The Mini-recycling centre has re-opened in a limited way.  Find out what you can recycle at the moment.