Tollbar Update February 2016

Galliford Try A45/A46 Tollbar Improvement Scheme Bulletin Edition: February 2016 Recent works We have recently commenced remedial work to the concrete supports at Tollbar East bridge. The work is being undertaken at night to due to day time height restrictions in the vicinity of the airport and to minimise disruption to traffic. Repairs are also continuing […]

Coventry Winter Night Shelter – Volunteering Opportunity

Coventry Winter Night Shelter will once again be opening the doors to those vulnerable to street homelessness from 1st December 2015 to 31st March 2016. Last winter they looked after 169 guests over the period and helped 88 of them into more sustainable accommodation. This was achieved through the effort of more than 300 volunteers […]

Latest Update on Tollbar Improvement Scheme

The Tollbar improvement sceme is progressing and the final road layout is beginning to take shape. The latest information can be seen in this bulletin Sept 2015 

Archaeology Dig

Some of you may have been aware that an archaeological dig has been going on within the new gravel extraction site on Wolston Lane. The dig has not been heavily publicised in order to keep media coverage down in case valuable treasures were found and it attracted treasure hunters. However the dig is now coming to […]

Barn Fire – Ryton Fields Farm, Wolston Lane

At 7:04pm on Friday 1st May calls started to pour into the fire service reporting a fire in or near Ryton-on-Dunsmore. The thick black smoke was clearly visible by many in the village. The smoke could clearly be seen before 7:30pm from Holly Drive as well being able to hear multiple sirens from attending fire engines […]

Get Composting

Warwickshire County Council are currently offering subsidised composting bins to Warwickshire residents as well as offering a composting course for anyone wanting to learn more about the art of composting. The subsidised composting bins come in two sizes; 220 litres (£10 and shown to left) and 330 litres (£13) and if you want 2, even […]

Galliford Try Apprenticeships

Galliford Try are in a position to recruit young people [over the age of 18 years] who may be interested in a career in construction to train as apprentices. Given the locality of their current work at Tollbar island they have been kind enough to forward details directly to us so that we can pass […]

Election 2015 Postal Vote.

The postal vote ballot papers for the Rugby Borough Council have been sent out. Those electors with a postal vote should have received them already. The last batch of General Election ballot papers have been sent out by Warwick District Council today 24th April. These should be with those with a postal vote by Tuesday […]

Energy Warwickshire Oil Syndicate Offer For New Members

Do you use oil for your home? As a Ryton-on-Dunsmore resident you can join the Energy Warwickshire Syndicate for oil and as of 1st April any new member can take advantage of ‘first order membership free’* This means that any household or community building not currently in the syndicate will be able to try out […]

Community Defibrillator and Heated Box

Communities around the UK are installing lifesaving Defibrillators and heated boxes for people to use in an emergency situation, these really are lifesaving tools to use. Living in a village will take on average 5 to 10 minutes for a Community First Responder to reach you and administer lifesaving skills Living in a village will […]