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Welcome to our community website which covers activities within the Parish of Clyffe Pypard (The Barton, Bupton, Bushton and Clyffe Pypard) as well as Thickthorn and Preston and other neighbouring villages. We hope to make this your 'one-stop-shop' for news and information on local amenities, community activities and forthcoming events. We rely on the cooperation of all residents to make this a great place to live. Similarly we will need your help to keep this site up to date and a useful source of local information. You can do this by reading the Community Newsletter and coming back to this site to see how you can get involved and contribute to its future content.
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Picture reproduced by kind permission © Ed Rudler 'Bushton Fields - looking towards St Peter's Church, Clyffe Pypard'
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The Goddard Arms at Clyffe Pypard
You may already know that The Goddard Arms Pub in Clyffe Pypard
is again to be disposed of by the current owners.
Before June 24th 2019,
Offers to the vendor can be made in respect of retaining the pub as a community asset.
After that date, if the local community has no appetite for retaining the asset,
It will be sold on the open market.
We could all own a share of a great local pub
We could all be part of a democratic body of pub-lovers with an equal financial share
and interest in resurrecting and running a community asset like The Goddard Arms.
The cost to, say, 100 investors of buying and refurbishing The Goddard Arms could be as
little as £4,000 each. The advantage of having a larger number of investors is that if
an individual wanted at any point to withdraw their share, it is more easily purchased
by the remaining 99 investors or offered to another investor.
That's 100 pub-lovers that could bring at least 1 guest to our new community asset.
You get the idea………………
If you think it's a good one, please register your interest by email to
You will be invited to an initial meeting planned to take place within 10 days,
given the short time frame.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Andrew, Bushton &
Andrew, Clyffe Pypard.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
29th May – Bushton Bookworms
May 29th Broad Hinton Vintage Cine Club ...........B H Village Hall.....7.30pm
June 11th. Mobile Library Broad Hinton Village Hall Car Park....3.15 - 4.0pm
June 11th Coffee morning & cake sale at Broad Hinton Village Hall to celebrate its 10th Birthday 10-12.0am
June 29th Ritzy Tea Party at Winterbourne Bassett tickets:
July 12th Summer Concert at Winterbourne Basssett Church, 7.30pm
Aug 31st Broad Hinton & Uffcott Fete & Fun Day
Clyffe Pypard Parish - Community Plan 20[...]
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