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Vacancy on the Parish Council - your right to ask for an election November 09, 2018
Following the resignation of Councillor David Doig there is a vacancy on the Parish Council. This can be filled either by co-option by the Parish Co... [MORE]

St Michael's church Christmas Raffle November 06, 2018
Tickets are now available for St Michael's Christmas Raffle with a first prize of £100. If you would like to buy tickets, please contact... [MORE]

Christmas cards from Childs Ercall - sold in aid of the Playground fund November 06, 2018
Christmas cards are now available with this fantastic picture of our church in the snow.  The cards are printed on high quality card an... [MORE]

Are you interested in photography, arts and crafts, history or gardening - read on October 23, 2018
I’m happy to say that we have had a positive response to the CECA open letter recently distributed with the Church magazine. Several suggestio... [MORE]

Give your views on what the Community Association could do differently September 20, 2018
CHILDS ERCALL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Hello My name is David Doig, Chairman of the Childs Ercall Community Association (CECA).  It’s... [MORE]

Playground Appeal - raffle results September 15, 2018
The Childs Ercall Parish Council Playground Appeal Prize Raffle was drawn on Sunday 9 September at the Village Horse and Dog Show.  The winnin... [MORE]

Annual Parish Meeting and AGM on 16th May 2018 May 08, 2018
This year's annual Parish Meeting will be in the Jubilee Hall at 7:30 pm on Wednesday 16th May. It will be chaired by Len Sambrook, Chair of the Par... [MORE]

Playground fund-raising progress April 17, 2018
When we commenced the project we promised that we would keep residents of the Parish regularly updated. I’m pleased therefore to report the fo... [MORE]

Easter Egg Trail April 02, 2018
Come and join our family fun Easter egg trail on Easter Monday, searching around the picturesque village of Childs Ercall. ... [MORE]

Waitrose supports the new Playground - vote with your tokens! March 09, 2018
Childs Ercall's Playground Project has been designated as one of the three Charity Projects sponsored by Waitrose Newport for March. To get the maxi... [MORE]

Carwash cancelled due to weather March 02, 2018
Tomorrow's planned fund-raising car wash is cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions. The next car wash will be in early April - date to... [MORE]

Could you be a Parish Councillor for Childs Ercall? December 14, 2017
There is a vacancy for a Parish Councillor at Childs Ercall Parish Council. Unless ten electors request an election in writing to the Returning... [MORE]

Christmas Live: "a brilliant party" December 02, 2017
Nearly 100 people joined in an entertaining evening at the Jubilee Hall on Saturday to hear local musicians and singers perform. The evening was a g... [MORE]

Horse Show schedule now available here September 17, 2017
Click here for the schedule for the fantastic, first ever, Childs Ercall Horse Show: dogs are welcome too! ... [MORE]

Project to renew play equipment kicks off August 18, 2017
Childs Ercall has a lovely playing field, with excellent, but long-serving, play equipment in the dedicated play area. ROSPA has advised that whilst... [MORE]

Craft and Produce Show - schedule available, plus Scarecrow Sunday August 09, 2017
Click here to download the schedule for this year's show. There's something for all the family. For the first time this year we are running a scare... [MORE]

Do you have slow broadband or problems with land line availability? July 04, 2017
If so, our local MP Owen Paterson would like to hear from you. Mr Paterson is campaigning to improve services locally and needs information from co... [MORE]

Barn dance cancelled June 17, 2017
The barn dance planned for next Saturday has been cancelled due to low ticket sales.  ... [MORE]

Patients at Hodnet Doctors - your GP Practice needs you April 10, 2017
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Parish Council elections April 06, 2017
Nominations have now closed for candidates for election to our Parish Council. All our existing Parish Councillors were willing to stand for electio... [MORE]

Does Childs Ercall have the best quiz brains in Shropshire? April 04, 2017
The Community Association thinks there is a good chance that we have: can you help us win the trophy to prove it? Each year the Rural Communities C... [MORE]

Parish Council elections - nominations open March 13, 2017
Nominations have opened for people willing to stand for election to serve on Childs Ercall's Parish Council, and will be open until the 4th of April... [MORE]

New dog training class available at the Jubilee Hall February 13, 2017
Starting on Monday 13 February there will be a dog training class at the Jubilee Hall from six thirty until eight thirty every Monday evening. The c... [MORE]

New playground planned: help needed December 08, 2016
Childs Ercall Parish Council is planning to apply for grants and to start a fund raising campaign to replace the childrens play area on the village ... [MORE]

Volunteer needed for the Community Association December 01, 2016
        CHILDS ERCALL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (CECA) CECA is a registered charity. The Association committee takes care of ... [MORE]

Another home win for CE FC, this time its 8-0! October 15, 2016
After a few weeks on the road Ercall were back playing at home against Gobowen, who have made a good start to the season. However, it was not good e... [MORE]

Share and take - swap your excess garden produce October 01, 2016
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Another home win for CEFC September 23, 2016
Childs Ercall team acheived another home win, pleasing supporters with a 2-0 victory against a good showing from newly-promoted Clee Hill. Goal scor... [MORE]

3-1 home win for Childs Ercall football team September 04, 2016
Another exciting home game with a win for CEFC against a very good team from The Rock. Full match report available here.  Childs Ercall F... [MORE]

Knobbliest vegetable winner - is it fit for meat and two veg? September 04, 2016
This weekend saw a wide range of entries to the Childs Ercall Country Craft and Produce show and it was good to see new faces there. Some of the you... [MORE]

Strong start to the season for Childs Ercall FC August 22, 2016
Childs Ercall Football Club have made a good start to the new season winning two of their first three games and chalking up their first home win aga... [MORE]

New roundabout for the playing field August 10, 2016
The new lottery-funded roundabout is now in place in the play area. The Parish Council hopes you will enjoy the new facility. ... [MORE]

New bus service to Market Drayton July 29, 2016
From Monday 1 August North Salop Wheelers, a community bus service supported by Shropshire Council, will be providing a bus to Market Drayton at ten... [MORE]

Country Craft and Produce Show schedule now available July 27, 2016
Click here for a copy of the Schedule and entry form ... [MORE]

Community litter pick - Thank you! July 16, 2016
Thank you to everyone who came and gave of their time on Saturday to help with the Community Litter Pick. 15 bags of rubbish were collected from th... [MORE]

Great afternoon at the Fete July 14, 2016
Sunshine and no showers meant everyone could enjoy a great afternoon at the Village Fete. Last year's sheets of rain were forgotten as we ate fresh ... [MORE]

Rain can't stop Birthday fun June 26, 2016
Heavy rain meant the Royal Birthday Bash moved into the Jubilee Hall, but around 50 people still had a great afternoon - and some hardy souls even p... [MORE]