JOINT school summer fayre: This Saturday, gates open at 1.30pm. Admission is free for under-16s and £1 for adults. The theme this year is ‘a day at the beach’ with lots of activities for the whole family.

OAKLEY Manor Gardens Open Afternoon; This Sunday, 2pm-4.30pm. Enjoy a walk around the gardens and have a cup of tea or coffee and a home-made cake or biscuit. Entrance is 50p. All proceeds in aid of Sebastian’s Action Trust.

HANGING Basket competition: It’s not too late to enter the village hanging basket competition. Entry forms can be obtained from Jolly Olly’s and V&B butchers – there are prizes for business and private displays. The closing date is July 11, with judging the following week.

NEIGHBOURHOOD Planning Survey Report: The full report, following the April public consultation, can be accessed via the parish council website, following the Neighbourhood Planning link. Thank you to all of you who took time to complete the survey, which is now being used by the team to assist in the writing of the draft Neighbourhood Plan.