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Five Parishes Horticultural Society logoThe Five Parishes Show

Royal Horticultural Society AffiliatedThis annual event has now been running since 3rd August 1932 and is brought together by the Five Parishes Horticultural Society in conjunction with others running Horse Shows, Dog Shows etc.  The show is based upon show marquees full of exhibitors home produce & crafts, an entertainment ring, various types of stalls, side shows, interactive activities and refreshments, including licensed bar, to suit all tastes.  Previous years’ attractions have included:

  • Colchester Birds of Prey,
  • Tendring Dog Agility Display Team,
  • Suffolk School of Samba,
  • The Essex Gun Dog Obedience School,
  • Bows ‘n Belles Morris Dancers,
  • Medieval Combat Society (Knights),
  • Colne Endeavour Music Club,
  • Scotty’s Circus Workshop,
  • Colchester Model Aircraft Club,
  • East Anglian Kite Flyers.

The show takes place on the Fingringhoe Ranges, Lodge Lane, Langenhoe, CO5 7LX by permission of the Commander Defence Training Estate East.  You can follow the show on Facebook, they also have their very own website for the latest information go to www.5parishesshow.org.uk where you will also be able to raise any questions you might have.

Companion Dog Show

Whilst the classes might change from year to year, they are typically split into two main categories, pedigree (KC registration not required) and Novelty (e.g. best rescue, most handsome etc…) with rosettes available for the 1st 5 places in each class.  The show is held under Kennel Club Rules and Show Regulations in aid of Dogs for the Disabled.  You can contact the organizers by email on [email protected].

Horse Show

With three show rings the annual horse show offers a wide range of or ridden & in-hand classes accommodating most levels of owner/rider but mainly focussed on fun for first time show goers/novice horses and children giving a great introduction to showing.  You can contact the organizer, Hazel MacLennan on 01206 735 847 or by email [email protected].

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PC Minutes 12th February 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th February 2019. Present: Netty Knill-Jones, Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Kean, Liz Davidson, Dave Taylor, Robert Davidson, Andrew Ellis, […]

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PC Agenda 12th February 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Peldon and Wigboroughs Community Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th February 2018 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend. Apologies for absence: Minutes of the last meeting: Zone Warden Report: County and Borough […]

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Plunkett Community Shops

Plunkett Community Shops Abberton & Langenhoe Parish Council is looking into community shops with a view into the viability of establishing one in part of the Langenhoe Lion.  They are keen to get feedback from the general neighbourhood to determine the potential level of interest in this project. Plunkett Foundation On 17th January 1919, Sir Horace Plunkett signed an indenture […]

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The World of Optical Illusion

The World of Optical Illusion Colin Hopper kicked off 2019 for PAWS with his talk on Optical Illusion.  It was a truly fascinating evening and the first thing we learnt was that seeing is believing!  That there is a conflict between your brain and the eye.  Your eyes and your brain will be teased into […]

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PC Minutes 8th January 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough at 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019. Present: Liz Davidson, Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Kean, Phil Gladwin, John Walker, Clare Lauwerys, Netty Knill-Jones, Kevin Bentley Apologies for absence: […]

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PC Agenda 8th January 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend. Apologies for absence: Minutes of the last meeting: Zone Warden Report: County and Borough […]

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PC Minutes 11th December 2018

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley Draft minutes of the meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council held at Salcott Village Hall at 7.30pm on Tuesday 11th December 2018. Present: John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Phil Gladwin, Clare Lauwerys, Dave Taylor, Robert Kean Apologies for absence: Liz Davidson, Jinny Gale, Netty Knill-Jones, […]

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