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Avon Dassett Playground Re-opened

Avon Dassett Playground has re-opened. However, it is important to be aware of the following:

  • COVID-19 can survive for several days on hard surfaces
  • Users need to assess the risk themselves and decide if it is safe to use.
  • Users should not enter the area if feeling unwell. The key symptoms of COVID-19 are here.
  • The playground is not supervised and equipment is not cleaned regularly.
  • Users should wash their hands before use and as soon as possible after use and/or use hand sanitisers.
  • Social distancing of 2 meters (or 1 meter plus extra PPE measures) should be maintained.
  • All clothing should be washed after visiting the playground.
  • Consumption of food and drink is not permitted on the playground.
  • The risk assessment for the playground will be kept under review and the playground may be closed if necessary.

Road Closure 22nd March




Warwickshire County Council proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order closing C113 Dassett Road, Avon Dassett from its junction with Lower End to a point east of the junction with Farnborough Road, to vehicular traffic.

The closure is required to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works.

The Order will commence on 22 March 2018 and will last for a period of 18 months, or until the works are completed, whichever is the earlier.  The work will be carried out daily between 08.00hrs and 17.00hrs however the road will remain completely closed until all work is completed. It is anticipated that works will be completed by 29 March 2018.

Pedestrian access to and egress from properties and land situated adjacent to the length of road to be closed will be maintained at all times. Vehicular access will be maintained where possible.

An alternative route will be signed and is available via: Lower End, Church Hill, Avon Dassett Road, Bridge Street, Memorial Road, High Street, Station Road A423 Banbury Road, Ducketts Lane, Main Street, Mollington Lane, Dassett Road and vice versa.

The Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused.  The team dealing with this Temporary Traffic Order at Warwickshire County Council is County Highways South (Tel: 01926 412515).

Any enquiries relating to the works being undertaken may be directed to the contractor dealing with this matter is Paul Kelly for Balfour Beatty (Tel: 07837 319323 / 01675 467 523).

S Duxbury, Head of Law & Governance, Shire Hall, Warwick, 1 March 2018

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

Entrust Care Partnership Out & About Service – Volunteers Needed!!

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in making a difference for disabled children, young people and their families?

Are you able to work in a flexible way, meeting individual needs which put the child or young person at the heart of the service?

Do you like variety?

We are a new not for profit organisation in the Midlands, offering short breaks on a 1-1 basis and group opportunities for disabled children, young people and young adults aged 0-18 years

We are seeking to recruit dedicated volunteers who:

  • Understand disability issues and the potential impact this can have on individuals and families
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Demonstrate effective communications skills
  • Have the ability to work on own as well as a part of a team
  • Value diversity and have a commitment to equal opportunity for all

By volunteering for Entrust Care Partnership we can offer you:

  • Excellent induction and training as relevant to your role
  • An exciting range of opportunities
  • Flexible hours to suit you and benefit the organisation
  • Support and encouragement to make a difference

Previous experience of volunteering is desirable but not essential.

For an application form and more information please contact:

Or phone, Selina Turner on – 07525 785594. I look forward to discussing this exciting opportunity with you further.

Dassett Country Show Raises Over £4000

The Dassett Country Show raised over £4,000 for charities and local community causes. The sponsored charities this year were BLESMA, Macmillan Cancer Support and Dogs for the Disabled.

Come along to the Reading Room on Thursday 6th November at 7.30 pm for the AGM and learn more about this fabulous community event.

Picture courtesy of Leamington Courier
Picture courtesy of Leamington Courier