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  • Sat 18 August, 8pm – Gordon Giltrap (Village Hall) – SOLD OUT
    Guitar instrumentalist with over 25 albums and several hits to his name.
  • 25-27 August 10am-4pm, St Peter’s Church Refreshments and Cream Teas 
    Part of the Ann Green Festival – more information here.
  • 8-9 September 10-4pm, St Peter’s Church
    All Our Work Festival Exhibition
    Part of the Ann Green Festival – more information here.
  • Sat 29 September, 8pm – Ruth Notman + Dan Britton & Chris Conway (Village Hall)
    BBC Young Folk Award winner joined by multi-instrumental duo

More details of future concerts in the hall can be found on our events page here.  Please do book early as our concerts often sell out early.

Alstonefield Benefice

For July & August services, please click here. For information regarding recent changes to the Benefice please click here.

Bad Day at the Office for Gargoyles

“But thy eternal summer shalt not fade” … Shakespeare

In front of the season’s biggest crowd for the visit of Clifton CC, Alstonefield CC chose this match to deliver their poorest all-round performances of the season. A feature of this hitherto successful campaign, has been the ability of the Gargoyles bowlers and fielders to put batsmen under pressure from the first ball, hold on to catches and ultimately deny the opposition match winning runs. On Sunday it was these two disciplines that were awry and ultimately expensive. And yet it had all started so well……

Click here to read more ….

292 people compete in the 8th Leaden Boot Challenge on Sunday 20 May

Amazingly, over 250 of these people, not forgetting several dogs, completed the challenge of walking or running a marathon distance of 26.2 miles in under 12 hours.  It was a hot day for those taking part but the views were amazing with bluebells, garlic and mayblossom in full bloom.  The first person home, Kurt Fitch of Nottingham, was twenty minutes ahead of the rest of the field.

Over 50 local people helped to make the event possible by organising refreshments for the competitors, marking the route and manning the checkpoints.  Enough funds were raised to support St Peter’s Church, Alstonefield and Wetton Village Halls and Wetton and Alstonefield Community First Responders.

Results can be found on the Leaden Boot Challenge page.

Staffordshire Farm Watch.

We’re all aware of the rise in rural crime, particularly within the farming sector.

Staffordshire Police are working with local communities in the Moorlands area to tackle these issues and have set up a Facebook page to keep everyone up to date.

Please visit and ‘like’ their page at: https://www.facebook.com/StaffsFarmWatch/

If you see or hear anything suspicious, please call the police non-emergency number: 101.

You can also sign up to receive communications from the police by downloading this form:

Moorlands Farm Watch