Category Archives: Family

There’s a weed in my lawn, what should I do about it?

There is no disputing that some plants are not a welcome sight among a manicured lawn, a productive veg patch, or your favourite sports pitch. In growing and gardening, when it comes down to it sometimes there are plants that you … Continue reading

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Bank holiday trains disruption on East Coast Main Line

If you’re thinking of letting the train take the strain on a trip to London this August Bank Holiday…you’ll have to think again. The East Coast Main Line between Peterborough and London will be closed for major engineering works. The … Continue reading

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Invitation to a defibrillator refresh session

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Chance for a chat with the Police & Crime Commissioner

Message from District Councillor Annabel de Capel Brooke (Prebendal Ward) In light of the recent increase in council tax for policing and a spate of rural crime I have asked the police and crime commissioner to visit the area. A … Continue reading

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Why cycling is so good for you

Dust off your saddle and get on your bike for an easy and low impact activity, while improving your fitness and reducing stress levels… A cycle ride of 15 minutes to work or the shop and back meets the recommendation … Continue reading

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Come and find out/talk/rant about your village!

Once a year, we each have the chance to talk directly to the people who’re doing something for Collyweston. Maybe you’d like to change/add/stop/start some of that? Or just say Thank You? This is for you. Please come! 

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Road closure at Harringworth

Shift Traffic Events have requested the closure of Wakerley Road, close to Harringworth to allow for the safe completion of telecom works outside the Water Treatment Plant. It is expected that the closure will commence on the 20th March and … Continue reading

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Dave Wilkinson

It is with great sadness that the Parish Council learned of the sudden death on 16th March of Mr Dave Wilkinson. 

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Common garden pests and how to get rid of them humanely #5

Rats Removing clutter can prevent rats from hiding or nesting in unwanted places. Rats can cause damage to growing and stored fruits and vegetables. They can also spread potentially serious diseases. How to deal with rats

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