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FALFIELD - Pale brown or fallow open land'. Old English fecal + field.
Taken from A Dictionary of Place-Names Oxford University Press, © A.D. Mills 1998.

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Page last updated: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

1914 - 1918 CENTENARY


During January & February there are no individuals whose anniversary of death fall in either of these months.

Click here to go the 1914-1918 Centenary page

From September 2014 until March 2019 the Union flag will be flown in St George’s Churchyard on the anniversary of those who died during the 1st World War and are remembered on the Falfield Village War Memorial

WEATHER RECORDS FOR
JANUARY 2018


High

Low

Avg

Temp

13.7

0C

- 2.3

0C

6

0C

Dew Point

12.8

0C

- 3.6

0C

4.2

0C

Humidity

99.0

%

60.0

%

89.1

%

Rainfall

79

mm

Year to Date

79mm

Wettest Day

13.7

mm

Sun 21st

Wind Speed

30.9

km/h

3.9 km/h

Wind Gust

48.3

km/h

Wind direction

SSW

Pressure

1036.1

hPa

989.7

hPa



The Phoenix Singers


a community through our love of singing


We rehearse in The Sportsman’s Lounge at Charfield Village Hall on Thursday evenings.

The wide range of songs we enjoy include those from musicals, folk, country, popular - any songs we fancy having a go at!




If you enjoy singing, please come and join us.

No previous experience necessary, no auditions.  Just come along on a Thursday evening, from 7-9 pm, £2 per week.

Don’t be shy!  You are guaranteed a welcome!

E-mail:  sing@thephoenixsingers.org.uk or call 01453 548588 for more details.

9th May
Europe Day

In 2010 as part of the 150th anniversary of St George’s Church a flag pole was erected in the churchyard. The St George’s flag is normally flown on a service day. On “official” flag days either the Union Flag or St George’s flag is flown.
The next “official” flag day will be:

FLAG DAYS

Interested in booking the Village Hall?
Then go the the Village Hall web page for more information.

FALFIELD VILLAGE HALL

This website is designed to serve the local community in and around Falfield Village and it's visitors. Feel free to take a look around, and let us know if you would like anything included.

If you spot any inaccuracies, broken links, typos or have any information which you feel should be added to the web site then please do draw them to our attention by using the contact page. There is much practical information and links to activities and events taking place in and around the village. You will find details on the website about the work of the Parish Council including Council minutes provided by the Parish Clerk. You will also find information of the general history of the village and with the centenary of the start of the 1st World War you will now find information on all those remembered on the War Memorial from the Great War as well as those from the 2nd World War. Just added to the history section is information on the Bombed Village at Eastwood.

Village institutions, clubs and social groups are now beginning to be represented on the web site’s pages and we would like to include everyone. So, if you are involved with a local group and would like a presence on the website, please let us know. Similarly, if you would like to publicise an up-coming event or occasion, do get in touch.

For those of you not familiar with  we are a small rural village with around 200 houses and a population of approx 500. It is situated on the southern edge of the Berkeley Vale and to the east of the River Severn and the Cotswold's to the east. It is the last parish on the northern boundary of South Gloucestershire.

The nearest town to the village is Thornbury some 5 miles away to the south. The nearest major cities are Bristol, 16 miles to the South and Gloucester 18 miles to the North

The major employer in the village is the Home Office which operates a Women's Prison located within Eastwood Park although the majority of the working population in the village travel to either Gloucester, Bristol or Swindon to work.

The shape of the parish is long in its length and narrow in its width. Both the A38 road and M5 Motorway run through the village from north to south with access on and off of the M5 motorway from the village via junction 14.This web site is run on a voluntary basis by James Carpenter with the cost of the domain name and hosting facility offered by Link 2 covered by The Gables Hotel, Falfield.

For details of service times click on service No to take you to the appropriate to service timetable.




Are you ready?

As the nights get colder and darker, the chances of severe weather increase.

Since 1990, gas and electricity network companies have invested over £80bn to make the UK’s gas and electricity supply more reliable than ever before. But storms, floods and other extreme weather can still cause damage and disruption.

That’s why the UK’s gas and electricity network companies have come together to launch the Be Winter Ready campaign. The campaign aims to help the public better-prepare for power cuts and gas emergencies that may result from bad weather.

To Be Winter Ready, you should:

The FEBRUARY 2018 issue of the 5 Villages Alive which covers the villages of Rockhampton, Cromhall, Falfield, Tortworth and Tytherington is now available to view on line.


Click here to go the the 5 Alive page.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PARISH COUNCILLOR?

Falfield Parish Council are looking to co-opt two new members onto the Council.

Click here for more information

FALFIELD PARISH COUNCIL
A Special meeting will take place on
WEDNESDAY 3rd JANUARY 2018 at 7.30 pm in Falfield Village Hall to discuss the latest JSP Consultation

For the latest minutes and agenda click here

BUS TIMETABLES