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08 Feb 2016

W.I. Jumble Sale. Sat 13th Feb. 11:00am.
Lapworth Village Hall

An Antony Gormley Sculpture has been errected in Lowsonford in the grounds of Lengthsman's Cottage by the Stratford canal. It's one of five around the country and will be there for a year. Follow the title link above to find out more and see some pictures.

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Lapworth Parish Council meet monthly at the village hall to discuss local matters and make decisions affecting residents. The public are welcome to attend these meetings and are given a chance to make representations at the start of each meeting. The Parish Council website will tell you when the meetings are. So, go along and watch the most local level of local government in action.
The link on the top left of this page will take you there too. The picture in it is the Chairman's badge and chain of office. Follow this link to find out what the images on it mean.

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Better Broadband? There is some fibre to the cabinet coverage in the village. Unfortunately BT have arbitarily decided not to run fibre north of the station on Station Lane (a well populated area) to cabinet 3. Even though it would be a technically easy job as there is fibre to the station and ducting North of it and they receive billions of taxpayers money to do that sort of thing. So if you live on North Station Lane, Kingswood Close or Priory Close, just get used to are not going to be part of the broadband revolution any time soon.

You can read Warwickshire County Council's broadband project website here.

Lapworth in the early 1900s. The late Keith Gascoigne published some reminiscences of Lapworth during the early 20th century in the parish magazine. These have been reproduced in the History society pages. The link will take you directly to them.

The Lapworth Players website can be visited from the link on the left of this page. On this website there is a list of plays since 1968 with an archive of pictures. There is also a collection of drawings by Gillian and Arthur Lockwood.

"Love From Charlotte", a short story by Gill Polgreen:
The tears splashed onto the keyboard of the laptop, leaving little puddles on the D and the K. Harriet mopped them up with a neatly pressed handkerchief and hastily dabbed at her carefully made-up eyes, trying to avoid smearing her mascara....Follow this link to read the rest.