Latest News

Chatterbox magazine from Shropshire Youth Association June 12, 2020
You can find the summer 2020 edition of Chatterbox here it has news of local activities, including virtual youth clubs, and a clever poem writt... [MORE]

Vacancy on the Parish Council - could you be a Councillor? June 04, 2020
There is a vacancy on Childs Ercall Parish Council following Len Sambrook's resignation - please see below ... [MORE]

Where to get medical help over the Bank Holiday May 05, 2020
The Parish Council has passed on an NHS press release about services over the bank holiday. Key points are: NHS 111 will be available to contact, a... [MORE]

Household recycling centres to reopen on 5 May in Shropshire and T&W May 04, 2020
Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) will be reopened across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin from Tuesday, May 5 - but with strict rules in place to... [MORE]

Government advice on Social Distancing while outside April 14, 2020
... [MORE]

New Playground Update - great news March 30, 2020
Childs Ercall Parish Council have been awarded a lottery grant which, together with the Community Infrastructure Levy grant and local fundraising me... [MORE]

Letter from our MP - help or be helped if you are affected by Corona virus March 23, 2020
RT HON OWEN PATERSON MP HOUSE  OF COMMONS LONDON  SWlA OAA   20th March 2020   Dear Resident, Co... [MORE]

New Parish Councillors January 22, 2020
Childs Ercall Parish Council is again at full strength with two new Councillors, Fiona Norfolk and Anne Cadden who joined in December and January re... [MORE]

Thirteen tenders received to renew the Playground January 04, 2020
In November 2019 the Parish Council invited tenders to provide a new play area. Tenders closed at 5.00 p.m. on December 20th. Thirteen expressions o... [MORE]

Church 100 Club draw for 2020 November 22, 2019
If you would like to be a part of St Michael's Church 100 Club draw for 2020 please call Barbara Weston or Gill Mellor on 01952 840344 ... [MORE]

Parish Council audit completed - how you can see the results October 17, 2019
... [MORE]

A41 Safety campaign URGENT: Evidence required for A41 Safety Upgrades September 28, 2019
We are campaigning for improvements to be made to the A41 and need examples of the impact the A41 has on local people’s lives.   Have y... [MORE]

Local representatives get behind the A41 safety campaign September 27, 2019
North Shropshire A41 Safety Campaign   According to Shropshire Council, there have been 200 accidents and 300 casualties, of which 10 have be... [MORE]

Childs Ercall Horse and Dog Show gallops to another success September 09, 2019
Childs Ercall horse and dog show on Saturday was another great day out. The weather was  well behaved and horses and dogs were out in force enj... [MORE]

Hall floor replaced - still some tidying up to do September 09, 2019
The work to replace the floor of the Jubilee Hall is now complete except for removing some mortar stains on the part of the floor that was not repla... [MORE]

Successful Fete boosted by Dog Show, Club and Church August 28, 2019
The Community Association's treasurer, Sonya Wilson, has been able to work out roughly how much was raised by this year's Fete. Early indications ar... [MORE]

Parish Council meeting moves whilst hall floor renewed August 21, 2019
Tonight's Parish Council meeting will take place in Childs Ercal Club rather than the Jubilee Hall as the hall floor is currently being renewed to d... [MORE]

Lottery grant will renew Jubilee Hall floor August 09, 2019
Great news that the Community Association, and in particular secretary, Lynn Davies, has made a successful bid to the National Lottery for grant to ... [MORE]

Playground update August 08, 2019
Here is the latest news from the Playground Committee after the meeting at Childs Ercall Club earlier this month.  The meeting was really well... [MORE]

What would you like to see on the new Playground? July 04, 2019
Ahead of the meeting to discuss the new playground on 12 July at the Club, here are some of the options that might be on it. The meeting will be an ... [MORE]

Audit of Parish Council Governance and Accountability Records June 30, 2019
Each year the Parish Council's Annual Governance and Accountability Return has to be submitted for audit by an approved auditor. Any interested pers... [MORE]

Meeting to discuss new Playground equipment June 29, 2019
Fantastic news that the Playground Committee has been allocated £40 000 from Shropshire Council's fund for Community Infrastructure. With this... [MORE]

Fancy Frocks and Wellies - thank yous May 29, 2019
Childs Ercall Church volunteers organised a lively and fun day for all on Sunday with tea and cakes for children in the afternoon, fancy frocks... [MORE]

Waitrose Community Matters Green Tokens - help the Playground Appeal January 06, 2019
The project to replace our Playground will be one of the three local good causes supported by Waitrose Newport during January. The more tokens that ... [MORE]

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]

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]

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
... [MORE]

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
... [MORE]

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]