More News.........

Thank you, Caroline

Popular village post lady, Caroline Roberts, has officially medically retired after 34 years of delivering Downton's post.  She will be missed!

The Green Group held a community litter pick at the end of October.  So that's more plastic recycled........ 

Lynn Purcell's glass work has been chosen for a number of exhibitions this year.  Take a look at her latest exhibition piece.

It looks like the exchange is unlikely to open until the Spring.  Read the latest message from the organisers.

Housing developers, Persimmon,  are planning to build more houses on land adjacent to the  Bishops Mead development on the A338.

Follow the link to find out more.

Talented local artist, Charlotte Foley, has been working on a series of illustrations to reflect life in the village during lockdown.  

Plans are taking shape to build an extra bridge over the river, as part of a new pathway for pedestrians and cyclists.  Click to read about what's happening.

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

News  from the churches

The Friends of St Laurence would like to remind you that the churchyard is very much open for visitors - and you could even volunteer to do a spot of gardening while you're there.....

Redlynch and Hale Cricket Club have enjoyed their short six week season.

Click to find out more.

Find out more about Sound Healing and how you can give it a try.

Local singer, Anna Baines, released a single in November to raise money for the forces charity SSAFA.  Click on the link to find out more.

The Green has seen a few changes this year.  Could you help to support it?

Can you help with any memories for their archive? Click on the link for the end of season news.

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

For details on how to get hold of batteries whilst the clinic is closed, click on the link.

Donations are now being collected at the Co-op.  Find out what is needed, and what to do if you need support.

Find out more about what The Link does - and how you can help

Thank you to those who have supported the charity in these tough months.........

Horticultural Society

Regretfully, the society has decided to cancel all remaining events, including the Autumn Show, for this year. However, paid up members will get free membership next year.

Read about how you can help.