Community Services and Facilities Policy Statement

Ensure the Village develops Community Services and Facilities appropriate to its population and accessible by all.



Proposed Actions


 Current Status

 Last Review

Retain Post Office

Encourage people to use the village Post Office.

Years 1-10



Village Shop/Newsagents

Develop a strategy that maintains a shop within the village on a more suitable site with provision for expansion and parking, possibly owned and rented by a village trust to ensure sustainability.

Years 5-6



Eating Out

Advise local hostelries of overwhelming demand for freshly prepared traditional local food as well as Italian, Chinese and Indian cuisine.

Year 1



Old George Hotel

Encourage Greene King to refurbish.

Years 1-5



Provide Farmers Market

Identify suitable site and feasibility

Years 1-3



Village Hall

Refurbish and improve Current village hall .

Improve level of use by all sections of the community

Years 1-5



Activities available in Village Hall

Encourage other activities, exercise, keep fit, dance, concerts, youth club, adult education, scouts/cubs etc.

Years 2-5