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National Silence for Reflection - Sunday 18 September at 8.00pm

There will be a minute silence and moment of reflection held on the eve of the funeral of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Sunday, 18th September 2022.

Stratfield Mortimer's event will take place at 8pm on The Fairground - please assemble by 7.45pm and bring your torches along with you.

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Services and Prayers for Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Stratfield Mortimer Benefice office have announced services taking place on Sunday, 18th September at St John's church, Mortimer. 



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Criminal Damage on The Fairground

Criminal damage to the Swing Dome surface

Yesterday, a new safety surface was laid under the big basket swing in the adventure playground on the Fairground. The work was finished by 4:20pm and by 6pm, despite the area being fenced off, the wanton damage shown in the photo had been done.

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SMPC’s Community Grant Fund is open

The Council regularly supports community-based initiatives, such as Handybus, Burghfield and Mortimer Volunteer Bureau and the Tadley based Citizens Advice. The purpose of the Community Grant Fund is to provide financial support for charity, voluntary and non-commercial organisations which do not routinely seek assistance from the Council, but which support initiatives for the benefit of the Parish and/or its inhabitants.

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West Berkshire Libraries - September News

As the summer holidays finish and schools return, regular activities resume in West Berkshire libraries.

The September newsletter is available here:  West Berkshire Libraries News - September 2022 ( (opens in new window)

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