for the Civil Parishes of Olveston and Aust
Welcome to the nine Severnside villages and hamlets of Olveston, Tockington, Awkley, Ingst, Old Down, Lower Hazel, Aust, Elberton and Littleton on Severn
- Check out what's on locally (there's lots happening!)
- Find descriptions and contact details for local clubs and societies
- Read our monthly community magazine online
- Discover useful information about local services and organisations in our online Directory
- Find out about hiring local venues
- Browse our Photo Galleries
- ... and lots more
Just use the menu to find out more about our local community...
...and, if you are not a local resident, we hope exploring our website will encourage you to visit!
BRIGHTEN UP FEBRUARY with THE WIZARD OF OZ!
Join Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Lion as they head for the Emerald City! A great activity for half-term week.
Performances every night from Wednesday 14th February to Saturday 17th February at 7.30pm. Ring 01454 202011 for tickets.
SURVEYING THE GRAVEYARD
Volunteers from 'A Forgotten Landscape' (the local S. Gloucestershire project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund) will be surveying parts of the graveyard at St Mary's Olveston in the near future. You can read more about it here.
ALMONDSBURY SURGERY PLAN TO MERGE WITH HANHAM HEALTH
Almondsbury Surgery plan to merge with another primary healthcare provider. Read more about it here.
OLVESTON PARISH HALL
We are looking for a number of like minded people to join the hall committee, who can contribute with the running of our community building. Why wait until the AGM in March when it may be too late, enquire now. Remember, we cannot operate without a committee, so it's up to you!
If you feel like getting involved please contact Geoff Chappell, Chair for further details.
Good news! Last January, there was a plea in Meeting Point for someone to revive the Olveston Playgroup for babies and toddlers - and now some local mums have done just that. So, if you have young children or grandchildren, you can go along and have a drink and a chat and meet others with small children... Click the picture for more details:
OLVESTON PARISH COUNCIL OFFERS WALK-IN SESSIONS
Your chance to talk to your Parish Councillors face to face - see here for more details.
Perfect for getting active in the summer holidays:
NEW! - OLVESTON PARISH WALKS - New leaflets have been produced detailing six circular walks in Olveston Parish. Read more here.
COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SCHEME: 4 TOWNS AND VALE LINK
Do you have difficulty getting to the shops, your GP's surgery, medical appointments or social events? 4 Towns and Vale Link community transport scheme can help you get out and about, with their accessible, door-to-door vehicles. You don't have to be stuck at home any longer. If you are 60 or over or if you have special needs or access problems or if you have a Diamond bus pass or are receiving benefits, you can register to use this service by paying a small annual fee. You can find out more here. If you know of any coffee mornings or daytime groups who would like someone to come and talk about the scheme, read this.
Our local Primary School is keen for local residents to know what is going on in the school. You can read about the school and download school newsletters from Olveston CEVC Primary School's website.
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