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The Village & Community Magazine for the March (and second half of February) is available on this link. There will also be some printed copies available in south entrance porch at the Village Hall, courtesy of Tractor Spare Parts Ltd.

What’s happening…

In March, two shows in the Village Hall for all the family:  Farm Boy poster

  • Thursday 21 March (7pm) – Michael Morpurgo’s Farm Boy play – a Lichfield Garrick Theatre community production – more details and ticket link here.

  • Tuesday 26 March (5pm) – Ultimate Bubble ShowBubbles showExperience the best in bubble entertainment!  More details and ticket link here.
  • The George pub was closed towards the end of 2023 but is expected to re-open in mid-February – watch for updates.
  • Watts Russell Arms (01335 310126) is open 12 – 9 at weekends, and from 5 – 9 weekdays except Thursday (closed all day). For more details, please phone or go to the Watts Russell website or its Facebook page

Village Hall – new hire charges

The village hall has updated its hire charges, applicable to new bookings from 1 July 2024. Rates are now particularly competitive for exclusive-use bookings for weddings and similar events. For more information, go to the village hall page or see the new Hire Charge Notice (a pdf file).

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 (or at least those who use Facebook) 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