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Covid-19 update

From 14th October 2020 Nottinghamshire and Nottingham entered the “high” alert level, announced by Government on 12th October 2020.

This means:

  • People must not meet with anybody outside their household or support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place.
  • People must not meet in a group of more than 6 outside, including in a garden or other space.
  • People should aim to reduce the number of journeys they make where possible. If they need to travel, they should walk or cycle where possible, or to plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport.

Many common questions on the changes can be answered here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-level-high  

Please also continue to observe the following key behaviours:

  • “Hands, Face, Space” which means:
    Hands – wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
    Face – wear a face covering where required, unless you are exempt
    Space – Maintain social distance of at least 2 metres from anyone you don’t live with or 1 metre plus additional precautions such as extra ventilation, screens or face coverings
  • When eating out at a café, pub or restaurant, only with your household or support bubble, all should provide full and accurate contact details. This NHS Test and Trace Service is important for tracking and preventing the spread. The help play your part the NHS COVID-19 App is available to download.
  • Only car share with those in your household or support bubble.
  • If you have COVID symptoms, get a test and self-isolate. Symptoms include a fever, a new continuous cough, or loss of your sense of taste or smell. Call 119 to book your free test or book online via the NHS website
  • Download the appThe free NHS Covid-19 app is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community.
    Go to the app store on your phone and search for the NHS Covid-19 app or visit COVID-19 app information

Face coverings must be worn:

  • In retail premises
  • On public transport
  • By customers in private hire vehicles and taxis
  • By customers in hospitality venues, except when seated at a table to eat or drink.
  • By staff in hospitality and retail.
  • By staff working on public transport and taxi driver
  • People exempt from the existing face covering obligations include those such as with an underlying health condition.

Key workers

This short video contains an important message from key workers

Annual Parish Meetings

Due to Government Coronavirus Regulations that ban meetings of more than two people,

the Annual Parish Meeting and the Parish Council AGM will NOT now take place on 5th May.

Fairham Development

The planned development on Fairham Pastures, south of Clifton, is officially to be called Fairham.  A ‘drop-in’ public exhibition on the proposals for the first phase of the planned £100m infrastructure plans including new roads and access off Mill Hill roundabout was held in Barton in Fabis and Gotham.

The website www.fairhamlife.co.uk provides more information, including copies of the boards used in the exhibitions.

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 25th November 2019

The Minesweepers – Band and Beers – Saturday 28th December at 7pm

We are holding a post Christmas event – the Minesweepers will be appearing live in Kingston Village Hall.

This is a true one-off event as the lead singer has moved to Brussels – you really don’t want to miss it!

Tickets: £10 adult, £7.50 student

To reserve tickets, payable on the night, email nicole.e.elders@gmail.com or contact 07758947384

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 14th November 2019

The Tale of Little Bevan – Wednesday 13th November at 7pm

A darkly comic modern fairy tale – 24 hours in the life of a peaceful Norfolk village called Little Bevan.  Live music and original songs underpin a unique piece of theatre by award winning playwright Robert Alan Evans.

Tickets: £12.50 adult / £10.00 student / £6.00 under 10   Light buffet included

To reserve tickets, email nicole.e.elders@gmail.com

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 24th October 2019

Done to Death, by Jove! – Wednesday 23rd October at 7pm

‘The 39 Steps’ meets ‘An Inspector Calls’ via Agatha Christie and ‘Midsomer Murders’ in this clever and extremely funny comedy-drama, with comic cliches from the Detective genre.  It’s not a new idea – it’s been Done to Death, by Jove – but not like this!

Tickets: £12.50 adult / £10.00 student / £6.00 under 10   Light buffet included

To reserve tickets, email nicole.e.elders@gmail.com

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 18th October 2019

 

Fairham Pastures Development

Due to circumstances beyond their control, Rushcliffe Borough Council has had to CANCEL the exhibition and consultation event on the Fairham Pastures Development which had been planned for Wednesday 25th September in Barton in Fabis.

The event is likely to be rescheduled for early November.

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 20th September

Champion Real Ales at the Festival

Following its success last year the second Kingston on Soar Beer Festival, which takes place this weekend (21st and 22nd September) will feature 15 real ales, including several prize winners, from 6 local breweries.

On Saturday evening there will be a BBQ and live music from Lady Rose, winners of Nottingham Top Talent award.  Sunday afternoon will feature Family activities and board games.

For further details see our Diary of Events and the Beer Festival website www.thekbf.co.uk

 Added by Gill on 17th September 2019

Garden Walkabout – Kingston on Soar and Sutton Bonington

This year’s Garden Walkabout, in aid of Cancer Research UK, took place on 16th and 17th June.  The event was a great success, in spite of the weather, and raised over £5,000.  Many thanks to everyone who opened their gardens, served teas, baked cakes and donated plants for the stalls!  For the first time, there was a live band performance in Kingston Village Hall.

Posted by Gill Aldridge on 2nd July 2019