This movie gets a real gallop on, due to the sheer warmth of its performances. The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by a small-town bartender Jan Vikes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in their meagre earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream … Read More Rural Cinema 30th Oct – “Dream Horse”
How did Bourton look 100 years ago? To get a glimpse into our history here’s a collection of old postcards and photos from in and around our village. They show a different age, for example one card shows children playing near a traction engine in the Quarry. The postcard image below shows the two cottages half way up Back Lane. To visit the full … Read More Bourton Photo Archive Now Live
Toddlers Group restarts on Monday 6th September Meet every Monday morning from 9:30am to 10:45am in the Old School, during term time only. Booking isn’t needed – just turn up. £1.50 per child, adults free. includes tea/coffee & cake for parents/carers and a snack for the children. More Information For more details visit our web page, please click HERE.
Vacancy for Parish Clerk for Bourton on the Hill Parish Council Following the retirement after 16 years service, there is now a vacancy for a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. The post is part time, 4 hours a week. The Clerk/RFO will work from home and is expected to attend 6 meetings per year. Applications are invited from proactive individuals, ideally with experience of … Read More Vacancy for Parish Clerk
Following the success of the drinks evening on the 30th June, we have decided to meet again – on Wednesday 25th August. The meeting will be from 6:30pm til 8:00pm on the 25th August at the Old School. A donations bar will be open. Do join us to welcome new residents and catch up with old friends. If you’re able to attend please let … Read More Meet The Neighbours – 2
Vacancy on Parish Council A vacancy has arisen on Bourton on the Hill Parish Council following the resignation of Councillor Louise Davis. The notice from CDC detailing the vacancy and the application process is available from Cotswold District Council. More Information To see the vacancy notice from Cotswold District Council please click HERE. Or contact the Chairman of Bourton on the Hill PC, Andy … Read More Councillor Vacancy on Parish Council
In memory of Admiral Sir Peter Herbert, the Parish Council have installed a plaque by the horse trough in Back Lane, opposite his old home Glebe House. Sir Peter gave a great deal of his time to Bourton on the Hill, helping on the St Lawrence’s Parochial Church Council, setting up the Old School Committee, acting as a trustee of the Help in Need Trust, as a Parish … Read More Memorial to Sir Peter Herbert
Let’s get growing! Bourton Community Orchard and Gardens Tom & Elisabeth Dixon We are excited to announce the establishment of the Bourton on the Hill Community Orchard and Gardens. Late last year, a group of enthusiastic village members came together to set up a community orchard to reinvigorate the Bourton allotments, and to beautify the village by planting wildflowers and bulbs at various locations. … Read More Community Gardens
We all would like to offer practical support to our neighbours in these challenging times to help those who are self-isolating or infirm. This is why we’ve put together a support network in Bourton. To register as a volunteer or to ask for help with any task please click HERE for more details.