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WCA Street Market 2013.

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Best Kept Village – The Victors 2012.

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Working to keep the village sparkling

Working to keep the village sparkling

FANTASTIC NEWS: It’s official. We have once again won our sector of the Best Kept Village competition for Nottinghamshire.

Well done to everyone for keeping the village looking lovely despite the rain and poor weather.

That means we are in the finals again – and can walk off with the Best in County award for 2012 if we keep on with the good work.

The other local villages which won their own categories (based on size) were Granby, Radcliffe on Trent and Orston, and we will will be competing against them for “Best in Nottinghamshire”.

Here is the view of Vice Chairman and BKV guru Linda Taylor:

Hi, great news everyone – we’ve won the Best Kept Village for our category!!!!!!

Well done to all,  whether you spread the word, encouraged others or were able to graft yourselves – we were looking lovely.

Of course  – this means that we now need to keep on working – after lots of rain (which all villages had to cope with too , of course,) and then the floods we have a prolific crop of weeds and dust / mud covered areas to deal with.

Let’s win the big one!

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A gang of WCA best-kept-village enthusiasts scraped, painted and cleaned the front of the village shop on Sunday May 13th and swept, painted and weeded again on Saturday May 26th.

Did you spot the difference?

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CANCELLED – DUE TO RAIN RAIN RAIN!

Join us for Diamond Jubilee Fun at the Governor’s Field on June 3rd from 2pm to 6pm.

There will be a Fancy Dress Parade at 4pm with the theme: Royalty Through the Ages.

A stage will be erected in the Governor’s Field and prizes awarded.

Garden games will be set up including: Skittles, hook-a-duck, boules and table tennis.

Face-panting, bouncy castle and tug-of-war will also be highlights of this celebration in Woodborough. Long live the Queen!

Live entertainment will be provided in a special Olde English style.

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Our latest coach trip is under way!

Two coaches departed for Hunstanton at 08:30am and we hope the weather holds out.

Stay tuned for photos of the trip – and visit our Coach Trip page for details of other visits.

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Entry forms for the WCA 2012 Olympic theme Scarecrow Competition are available to download now.

Click for a form here: scarecrow competition 2012 form or visit our Scarecrow page.