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Local Development Framework Core Strategy

Please visit the new page for information about the Local Development Framework Core Strategy and how it could affect the Parish. This can be accessed from the toolbar at the top of the website or by the links in this post.

Chicken Event at Whistlewood Common, Melbourne

Have you thought about keeping chickens, but wanted to know what’s involved? So you keep chickens and would like to spread the word? Meet some chickens on Saturday April 19th from 11am to 3pm at Whistlewood Common, Melbourne. Read the poster for more details.


Fixtures for the next few games for the Brookfiled Colts

Here is a list of fixtures for the next few games for the Brookfiled Colts, they would love you support if you feel like going and watching

Saturday Fixtures







Barrow Parish History Project Meeting – 7.15pm – 12th February

The next meeting of the Barrow Parish History Project is being held on Tuesday 12th February at 7.15pm, in the Brookfield. If anyone would like to come along, please do. Hopefully this evening will have people arriving with the various bits of information they have about their own area of interest within the parish.

Mini Ramblers’ Next Walk – March 17th

Happy New Year!

The next walk is planned for 17th March. We will be starting from the Ferrers Arms pub in Lount at 2pm and walking round the section of National Forest that was planted about 12 years ago. Hope to see you then 🙂

Women’s Institute – 9th January 2012 – Gary Evans on Treetops Hospice

Barrow upon Trent WI Next meeting Wednesday 9th January 2012 at 7.30pm Barrow upon Trent Village Hall Gary Evans on Treetops Hospice Come along and join us Everyone is welcome

Contact numbers for more details: WI President – Mary Garratt Secretary – Barbara Hateley


Parish Pudding Party

Following the success of the last few years, we can’t wait to delve into loads more delicious cakes, and of course the odd glass of wine. We would love for you to join in with this fantastic event; even if you cannot join in on the evening we would be very grateful for […]

Brookfield New Year’s Fancy Dress Fuddle – Prize for Best Costume

Christmas Eve Disco at The Brookfield

Join us at The Brookfield for a Christmas Disco on the 24th December!

Brookfield Christmas Prize Draw – 7pm – Sunday 23rd December 2012

The Brookfield Christmas Prize Draw will be drawn on Sunday 23rd December at 7pm – with Mince Pies!

New Year Lunch – Friday 11th January 2013

For the senior residents of the parish, in the Village Hall on Twyford Road – a chance to enjoy a lovely lunch to welcome in the New Year whilst chatting to your friends.

There is a limit on numbers so it is essential to book your place. Please contact the Parish Council Clerk, Alison, as […]