Happy New year 2022   It will soon be time for us all to arrange a village clean up once again after are winter sleep !

See Date below :

SPRING CLEAN-UP TIME!

 

The Environmental Group volunteers will again be leading

a Spring clean-up around Castle Eaton, so grab your brooms &

come & join us, on Sunday, 10th April, meeting at 11 am at the Village Hall.

All welcome...

We will also be buying and planting a tree in aid of the Queens

Platinum Jubilee watch this space for update on this.

On saying this a lovely young person who is doing 

Doing the D of E has been litter picking every week

and sends a photo of litter picked , I am always amazed

by how munch litter people drop or thro out of there 

car windows ! But a big thank you goes to Jim for all

the help in this matter, so lovely to see young people

helping out.   

 

 

Welcome to Castle Eaton Environmental Group, we are a small friendly group and are aim is to encourage others to take pride in are lovely village for us all to enjoy.( all ages welcome )

Thank you to Roland in making the new River Thames signs.  Also a big thankyou to the people who helped with planters, and cutting grass, sweeping up church path wall ect

and so many other jobs in and around the village.  

Wooooo look below we Won ! 

Best Kept Village Competition 2021

A big thank you to all who helped and showed they support .

CPRE WILTSHIRE

BEST KEPT VILLAGE COMPETITION 2021

 

SPONSORED BY HILLS GROUP AND PRINCETON HOMES

 

SECOND ROUND RESULTS

 

LARGE VILLAGES

 

1st       Ramsbury (Kennet)                                90 points

2nd      Whiteparish (South Wilts)                       84 points

3rd      Blunsdon (North Wilts)                           78 points

4th      Hilperton (West Wilts)                            77 points

 

MEDIUM VILLAGES

 

1st       Tilshead (South Wilts)                            86 points

2nd      All Cannings (Kennet)                             85 points

3rd       Oaksey (North Wilts)                              72.5 points

4th      Sutton Veny (West Wilts)                        69 points

 

SMALL VILLAGES

 

1st       Castle Eaton (North Wilts)                      97 points

2nd      Woodborough (Kennet)                           88 points      

3rd      Bishopstrow (West Wilts)                        81 points

(No entry from South Wilts)

 

 

LAURENCE KITCHING AWARD RESULTS

 

1st       Urchfont                                                 91 points

2nd      Biddestone                                             88 points

3rd      Ansty                                                     87 points

4th      Bratton                                                   85 points

5th      Charlton                                                 83 points      

6th      Hullavington                                           82 points

 

 

BEST NEWCOMER AWARD

 

1st       Castle Eaton                                          85 points

2nd      Maiden Bradley                                      84 points

3rd =   Ham                                                      77 points

3rd =   Tadpole Garden Village                          77 points

5th      Bulkington                                              64 points

 

MERIT CERTIFICATE FOR CONSISTENT EFFORT

 

1st       Bishopstrow

We have held a few zoom meetings thru-out the winter and are plan is to take part in The CPRE Wiltshire & The Hills Best Kept village Competition 2021 Below is the mark sheet.

Please help by picking litter up in the village and by looking at the mark sheet below and if you are able to help in any way feel free to do so contact :  mstheobald@hotmail.co.uk

PROTECT WILTSHIRE©

BEST KEPT VILLAGE COMPETITION 63rd YEAR

Sponsored by The Hills Group

2021 Mark Sheet

Quality of maintenance (especially, absence of litter)

                                                                                        

                                                                                 Circle a number

                                                                        Poor                         Good                 Very good

1) Hedges, trees, walls, fences,                        

    banks, roadside verges                                  1          2          3          4          5            6          7         

2) Residential gardens and outbuildings              1          2          3          4          5            6          7

3) Public playing fields (including club

    houses or pavilions)                                       1          2          3          4          5            6          7

4) Village greens, public open spaces,               

    allotments                                                     1          2          3          4          5            6          7         

5) Footpaths and rights of way, ponds and        

    streams                                                        1          2          3          4          5            6          7

6) Village halls, church halls, scout/guide halls,  

    and other community buildings                       1          2          3          4          5            6          7

7) School surrounds and playing fields                1          2          3          4          5            6          7         

8) Exterior of church and surrounds, including

    burial-grounds separate burial-grounds or

    memorial gardens, war memorials                  1          2          3          4          5            6          7

9) Shops, offices, workshops, public houses,

    garages, car sales establishments                  1          2          3          4          5            6          7

10) Bus shelters and telephone kiosks

     Public notice-boards, upkeep and currency    1          2          3          4          5            6          7

11) (In date) advertising displays and their

      restraint, absence of fly-posting and litter      1          2          3          4          5            6          7         

12) Map, quality, scale, adequacy for guiding

     Judges to village features                             1          2          3          4          5            6          7         

13) Community Spirit and website                      1          2          3          4          5            6          7

14) Appearance of conservation/wildlife areas     1          2          3          4          5            6          7

 

 

                                                                                                Total score (possible 98): ………………

 

The mark for any category not judged should be the average of the marks for all categories that are judged.   

 

The  Environmental Group  would like to thank everyone who helped with the village clean up on Sunday 6th September 2020

Any queries please contact Sheila Theobald 01285 810403

See some of the photos below taken on the day and later

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