It's a busy week ahead with no reason to be bored over the next seven days . . .
 
In this issue:
  1. Parish Council, 16th May
  2. Swan Inn Spring Beer Festival, 18th-20th May
  3. Asparagus Lunch, 20th May
  4. Diamond Jubilee Meeting, 21st May
  5. Bikers Night at the Swan Inn, 23rd May
  6. Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, 3rd June 
  7. Planning Applications
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1. Parish Council, 16th May
 
Last night's Parish Council meeting covered a wide range of topics, including:
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2. Swan Inn Spring Beer Festival, 18th-20th May
 
The 18th Swan Inn Beer Festival takes place all day this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 18th-20th May. The festival includes 22 beers and 10 ciders, with paella and barbecue on Saturday lunch time and the regular Sunday lunch the next day.
 
Entertainment on Saturday evening is provided by local band, Where's Martin, starting at 8pm.
 
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3. Asparagus Lunch, 20th May
 
There are still a few places left for the Asparagus Lunch this Sunday, 20th May, in Birlingham Village Hall, 12.30pm for 1pm. Proceeds in aid of the Village Hall Roof Appeal.
 
Tickets are 15 from Karen Crowther on 01386 750915. Lunch includes three courses plus coffee/tea. Wine and soft drinks will be on sale.
 
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4. Diamond Jubilee Meeting, 21st May
 
The final planning meeting for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations takes place this Monday, 21st May, in Birlingham Village Hall at 7.30pm. The meeting will last no more than an hour.
 
More than 60 people are now involved in the preparations but there's still plenty to do! So if you are not involved yet and would like to be, come along on Monday.
 
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5. "Bikers' Nite" at the Swan Inn, 23rd May
 
The second annual Bikers' Nite will take place at the Swan Inn next Wednesday evening, 23rd May, from 7pm.
 
Proceeds from the event are in aid of Midlands Air Ambulance. For more information, go to www.bikersnite.com 
 
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6. Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, 3rd June
 
Tickets for the Jubilee Music Evening on Sunday 3rd June are selling fast. The number of tickets is limited, so if you have not yet returned the form delivered with the Jubilee Programme, please do so as soon as possible. Forms should be delivered to the Village Hall letter box or posted to Birlingham Village Hall, Birlingham, Pershore WR10 3AB.
 
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7. Planning Applications
 
The following planning application has been received by the Parish Council:
  • Bakers Hill Farm, Defford Road: Extension to agricultural building (Case No. 12/00966). Awaiting decision by Wychavon District Council. For full details on Wychavon DC website, click here.
The following planning application has been determined by Wychavon District Council:
  • Manor Barn, Lower End: Install 3 dormer windows to front elevation (Case No. 12/00627). Approved. For full details on Wychavon DC website, click here.
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