Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

Clerk: Debbie Barber
Council Office, Station Road
Broughton Astley, Leicester
LE9 6PT

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Women's Institute Poppy Display 2021

Women's Institute Poppy Display 2021

Broughton Astley Women's Institute have installed a truly beautiful poppy display here at the Village Hall and at the Memorial Garden. These poppies have all been handmade by members from the bases of plastic bottles which have been painted red and glued on to sticks.

I think that you will agree that they look stunning.

A big thank you to the Women's Institute!

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 12:30 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.

Tags: 2021, Communication, History, Information, Poppies, Remembrance Day, Women's Institute, community

Leicestershire County Council Green Plaque Awards 2021

Leicestershire County Council Green Plaque Awards 2021

Leicestershire County Council Green Plaque Awards 2021

The nice old house opposite the Turkish Restaurant in the village centre used to be the manse for the Minister of Sutton in the Elms Baptist Church. The Rev. Cheney Burdett was the minister living in the manse with his family in 1848, the year that his son, Samuel Swinfen Burdett (SSB), emigrated to America where he had an illustrious career!

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Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 12:15 by Broughton Astley Parish Council Admin.

Tags: 2021, Awards, Communication, Heritage Society, History, Information, Voting, community