A roundup of news and announcements in Austwick



Here are the latest announcements from our community news correspondent Alec Deary for Austwick.

COVID-19 COMMUNITY SUPPORT: [email protected], facebook.com/coronaCcN, 01524 805969. facebook.com/AustwickMutualAid. twitter.com/AustwickNews.

Sunday July 25 9:30 am Holy Communion in Austwick & 7:00 pm Benefit Evening Service in Keasden.

Sunday August 1st – Calling all pets – how about coming to St James Clapham Church at 11:00 am for a meetup? Bring your friendly humans too.

Our weekly Holy Communion services on Wednesday morning (Common Prayer Book) at 10:30 am at Austwick Church.

All welcome.

The Village Show was reluctantly canceled this year due to current uncertainties regarding the increase in Covid infections locally.

The Show Committee very much hopes that the Show will take place in August 2022 and would like to thank everyone for their support this year.

Notice: Saturday August 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a post-containment social event will take place at the parish hall with refreshments, stands and information from many local organizations and associations, and playground clubs.

Please come see what is on offer, and / or how you could help. Details to follow shortly.

Members of Austwick WI enjoyed the “Summer Evening Buffet” at Battle Hill, hosted by Lindsey Smith.

Luckily, the weather remained good and the sun shone allowing guests to stroll through the garden and eat outside.

The next meeting on Thursday August 12 will take place at Austwick Parish Hall at 7:30 p.m. and will be a lecture by archaeologist Jamie Quartermaine.

Austwick Parish Hall & Playing Fields – Volunteers and members are needed to manage these important community facilities. The annual street market and cuckoo festival, which provides much-needed funds, also has vacancies on the organizing committee and wants assistants during and around the 2022 event.

Local contacts posted on the information board in the church hall.

Austwick Parish News the current edition can be found at the link below or on the village website:


Cross Leigh Stores & Post Office – Austwick Village Shop & Post Office: We continue to support our wonderful local community in every way possible and deliver to the village and surrounding areas as quickly as possible, we are grateful to those who have chosen our services, allowing us to continue to operate during these difficult times.

The store and post office will maintain regular opening hours with the two-person-at-the-same time policy and urge customers to wear masks and use the hand sanitizers provided.

We continue to coordinate prescription deliveries for Settle and Bentham surgeries. Thank you for all of your continued support.

Our contact details for orders are – 01524251415 or email [email protected]

Thank you, stay safe and look forward to seeing you soon.

Government guidelines for Craven National Restrictions: gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home

We hope and expect everyone to adhere to this information and help prevent the spread of coronavirus 19 even as businesses and activities resume with social distancing, mask wearing, etc.

While the government’s roadmap announcements last Monday may have some influence on practices and procedures, it is hoped that people will be reasonable in their behavior, protecting themselves, protecting others, and respecting those who offer services. services.

We look forward to welcoming visitors to our village by residents who are generally aware of their vulnerabilities.

When visitors arrive we expect the ‘country code’ to be followed, bring your litter home, keep dogs on a leash, watch out for their droppings and do not allow them to roam the fields .

Car parking in the village is limited, so please park with caution, including not parking vehicles on lawns.

Remember that emergency services may need to enter the entire village.


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