Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dassett Country Show Grants

At the recent AGM, the Dassett Country Show agreed the following grants to charities and community groups:

  • £550 will go to BLESMA, Dogs for the Disabled and McMillan Cancer Support.
  • It was agreed £500 will be used for the Seniors lunch, Children’s Christmas presents and the Carol Service.
  • St Peter and St Clare churches – £150. With support from members of the church at the Show we may be able to increase this next year.
  • Avon Dassett Parish Council – £500 £5,500 is required to replace windows in the Reading Rooms and it also needs decorating. The PC has insufficient funding to cover this.
  • Fenny Compton Scout Group – £300 This is to help launch a Scout Group. Members of the cubs helped at the Dassett Show.
  • Fenny Compton Brownies – £300   They also helped at the Show
  • The Replacement of Flower Tubs in the Village – £500

New Mobile Library Information


Titania – Alcester Mobile Library
Route K
The library will be available on these Fridays in 2015
January 16 February 6, 27 March 20
April 10 May 1, 22 June 12
July 3, 24 August 14 September 4, 25
October 16 November 6, 27 December 18
Stop No Location Stop Name Arrive Depart Stay
1 Lighthorne Heath Winyates Road 10:00 10:15 15
2 Lighthorne Heath Marston Avenue 10:20 10:35 15
3 Northend Memorial 11:00 11:25 25
4 Northend The Prebend 11:30 11:55 25
5 Fenny Compton Station Road 13:45 14:10 25
6 Fenny Compton Grants Close 14:15 14:40 25
7 Avon Dassett RC Church 15:00 15:20 20
For all enquiries or to renew books between mobile visits, please phone 01926 851031 or renew on-line at


Avon Dassett Remembers

A poignant service was held at the War Memorial in Avon Dassett on Sunday 9th November. it was attended by serving soldiers as well as members of the local community. Father Bill presided over the short ceremony. Graeme Miller read the Roll of Honour and Peter Wallace, the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon. Wreaths were laid by members of the army camp at Kineton and by the chair of the Parish Council, Councillor David Hutt.

War Memorial Avon Dassett

Southam Safer Neighbourhood Event, 15 November 2014

On Saturday 15th November 2014 at the allotments, Welsh Road East, Southam from 1230pm to 1430pm. The Southam Safer Neighbourhood team will be there with Stratford District Council Rural Crime Coordinator Lucy Lambert.

Crime prevention and free property marking will be available. Please come along and see us.

Contact 01926 684984 if you wish to speak to the team, or email us or follow us on twitter @southamCops

Essential Gritting Information

See here for the latest information on gritting routes and services in and around Avon Dassett. The primary gritting routes are available as an interactive map by following the link above. The road from Fenny Compton through the village to the B4100 will be gritted but the road from Farnborough will not.