Entries by Oliver

Events following the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II

UPDATE The Church Service will take place on Sunday 18th September at 6pm  The National Minute Silence will now take place on Sunday 18th September at 8pm but will NOT take place at the War Memorial   Book of Condolence | 3pm, Friday 9th September A Book of Condolence will be opened from 3pm on […]

Redesdale Hall asbestos removal and repairs 🚧

On Wednesday morning (29/9/21), emergency roofing repairs were carried out successfully on the Redesdale Hall. This involved the removal of slipped roof tile stones along the east and west sides of the roof, and making secure the top of the guttering down pipe on the east elevation. A member of the public had contacted Rachel […]

Staffing update – new Clerk

The council would like to offer a warm welcome to Amanda Davis, who has taken on the role of Town Clerk, acting as “Proper Officer”, RFO (Responsible Finance Officer) and Burial Authority Officer. Amanda brings with her a wealth of knowledge from a variety of roles, including various senior management positions in the public sector, […]

QVG playground is open

Just a quick update to confirm that the playground in Queen Victoria Gardens (QVG) is now open following the remedial works taking place (as per our last update). If you have been down to the playground already this past week you will have noticed that the central climbing frame has been missing its rope bridge – […]

New outdoor gym equipment installed at the MUGA

Last week our contractors have (finally!) installed the outdoor Gym equipment at the MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area, for those wondering). There are 12 different exercise units for a full body workout. The machines are resistance machines that use your own body weight, so adapt well to different people. The equipment is designed to be used […]

Playgrounds update

Queen Victoria Gardens play area  Following a quote of around £16,000 to repair and/or remove equipment in the autumn of 2020, the Council decided to be more ambitious. Much of the play equipment is reaching its end of life, and the council decided to opt for a new play park that would inspire our young people, […]

Moreton-in-Marsh croquet club opens

Moreton-in-Marsh welcomes the addition of a new sport in the form of the Moreton-in-Marsh Croquet Club. The recently opened venue at Redesdale Place offers the opportunity for newcomers to learn about the game, or for existing players to pick up where they left off. The club, which recently hosted its opening event, will be the […]