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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 – 9th April 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 7.30pm on Tuesday 9th April 2019 Present: Robert Kean, Liz Davidson, John Walker, Phil Gladwin, Wendy Ritherdon, Jinny Gail, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley and 2 members of […]

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PC Agenda 9th April 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 9th April 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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PAWS AGM 2019

PAWS AGM 2019 This month was PAWS AGM followed by a Quiz.  After the outgoing President’s report and the report by the Treasurer, Jane Anderson, Bry Mogridge was elected as the new President.  One of Bry’s first duties was to present Caroline Wilson, the outgoing President, with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Pam Foakes stepped […]

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PC Minutes – 12th March 2019

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 12th March 2019. Present: Liz Davidson, Robert Kean, Clare Lauwerys, Jinny Gale, Phil Gladwin, John Walker, Wendy Ritherdon, Robert Davidson, Kevin Bentley and one member […]

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PC Agenda 12th March 2019

WINSTRED HUNDRED PARISH COUNCIL Peldon   Great Wigborough   Little Wigborough   Salcott   Virley A meeting of Winstred Hundred Parish Council will be held at Salcott Village Hall 7.30pm on Tuesday 12th March 2019 to which the Councillors are summoned to attend. Apologies for absence: Minutes of the last meeting: Zone Warden Report: County and Borough Councillor Reports: […]

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Holidays – From Paris to Orkney

Holidays – From Paris to Orkney This month Chris Moore, a local village lass, gave us an entertaining talk on her many holidays over the years.  One of which was a recent special holiday to Orkney,  where they came across, among other spectacular things, a memorial to the sailors lost while working the Arctic Convoy […]

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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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