Bucks Pest Control

Bucks Pest Control Pest Control Bucks are family-run service based in Farnham Common, South Buckinghamshire who offer fast, efficient solutions to all your pest problems, from wasps making a misery of your barbecue to moles making a meal of your … Continue reading

South Warwickshire Handyman Services

Services provided include Bathroom Regeneration, Kitchen Door Replacement, Tiling, Picture Hanging, Putting up Shelves, Hanging Curtains, Fitting Blinds, Flatpack Assembly, Painting & Decorating, Gardening Services, Etc. Warwickshire Handyman Services. Warwickshire Flatpack Assembly Warwickshire Gardening Services Warwickshire Handyman Services Areas Covered … Continue reading

Surveillance and Investigations

IPM Surveillance and Investigations are a private agency that are able to offer specialist solutions to Private and Corporate clients. Our highly trained team of operatives utilise a wealth of operational experience alongside state of the art technology to deliver … Continue reading

Cherington County Fair & Flower Show 2014

Saturday 2nd August 2014 Car boot sale opens 12:00 Main showground opens 13:00 Will you be coming? – Let us know on Google+ Events More information coming soon

Guitar Repairs Oxfordshire

Guitar Repairs Oxfordshire Guitar Solutions Oxfordshire is owned and operated by a local guitar and bass player who lives in Great Rollright, Oxfordshire, OX7. After many years of having to search for a local guitar repair person to set up … Continue reading

Access Appraisals Wheelchair Ramps

Access Appraisals have been supplying portable wheelchair ramps and modular wheelchair ramps system for over a decade now. Initially located in The White Cottage at Stourton, Access Appraisals are an online retailer who provide information and advice about wheelchair ramps … Continue reading


Update July 2014 The 2014 Cherington County Fair & Flower Show 2014 will be held on Saturday 2nd August 2014 Further information can be found at –Cherington Flower Show 2014 CHERINGTON THE FLOWER SHOW 2013 Saturday 4th August at 1pm … Continue reading

Brailes Mechanical & Craft Society

Brailes Mechanical & Craft Society – Saturday 21 July 2013 Brailes Village Hall, start at 7.30pm. GWR Steam Museum Swindon, National Trust Headquarters, Swindon Designer Outlet Harry Upson (686323)

Cherington Village Tennis Tournament

Village Tennis Tournament on Saturday July 21st 2013 Open to all who live in Cherington, Stourton and Sutton. Get your racquets out and start practising! If you really can’t hit a ball, how about joining in a game of croquet … Continue reading

Cherington & Stourton Gardening Group

Cherington & Stourton Gardening Group – Friday 13th July 2013 The July meeting will be an evening visit to Chivel Farm, Heythrop: ‘A beautifully designed country garden with extensive views’ This will be on Friday 13th July and cost £4 … Continue reading

Cherington and Stourton Lottery Results January 2013

CSS Village Hall Lottery January 2013 Results 1st Jean Bryant – £100 2nd Jim Walton – £50 3rd Stella Mills – £30 Anyone wishing to join the lottery please contact Alan Thompson https://plus.google.com/104989437727258014997/posts/SBoooUcrjFs https://plus.google.com/107547897649550914425?rel=author when the next lottery

Brailes Primary School Open Day 2012

Thursday 4TH October – 9.30am- 12.00pm Brailes Primary School Open Day 2012 Children born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2009 are due to start school in September 2013. Brailes CE Primary School is the priority catchment school for … Continue reading

Trip to Highgrove House Gardens 14th August 2012 Home of Prince Charles, where, since 1980, he has worked to create one of the most imaginative and inspired gardens of our time. The tour lasts two hours and ends with a … Continue reading

The Brick Village Diary July and August 2012

Village Hall Coffee Second Saturday 10-12 Saturday 14th July and Saturday 11th August Come and enjoy a Coffee, Tea, Bacon Sandwich, Toasted Tea Cake. Hopefully in the sunshine! Any contributions of cakes or produce to sell are always greatly appreciated. … Continue reading

Diamond Jubilee Meeting

Cherington Stourton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Meeting A final meeting to put the finishing touches to the Cherington and Stourton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations is to take place at 7:30pm on Monday 28th May at the Village Hall. Please come along … Continue reading

SEO Services for all local businesses

Sim64 is the SEO Services division of Access Appraisals Ltd. a Stourton based business that provides online marketing advice and search engine optimisation tips to local small businesses within the Shipston-on-Stourand South Warwickshire area. If you live within Cherington, Stourton or … Continue reading

The Brick May and June 2012

  Cherington Stourton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Meeting   A final meeting to put the finishing touches to the Cherington and Stourton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations is to take place at 7:30pm on Monday 28th May at the Village Hall. Please … Continue reading

Circuit of the Cotswolds Charity Bike Ride

Circuit of the Cotswolds: Sunday 10th June 2012 Marriott’s Stadium, Witney, Oxfordshire Join us for a challenging ride through the scenic hills of the Cotswolds and help raise money for Helen & Douglas House! Helen & Douglas House provide respite … Continue reading

Improving Broadband Speed in Cherington & Stourton

Superfast Broadband Project To get an improved broadband speed in Cherington, Stourton etc. please click on link to complete survey:   http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cwsSuperfastBP Further information:   http://www.cswbroadband.org.uk/

Brailes Mechanical & Craft Society 2012 Programme

Meetings held at Brailes Village Hall and start at 7.30pm. Next meetings: Monday 5th March – Aviation Heritage/Cotswolds – Air Commander Graham Pitchfork Monday 2nd April – Stone Carving talk/demo – Bernard Johnson Further information from Harry Upson (686323).

SW7 Men’s Breakfast

Saturday 24th March at 8am The Cherington Arms Life on the Inside Speaker: Philip Chadder, Brixton Prison Chaplain. Full English breakfast £7.50 Contact Roger Maycock for further information

March Village Lottery Winners

The winners in The March 2012 lottery are: 1st Prize £100 – Jean Bryant 2nd Prize £50 – Mitch Thompson 3rd Prize £30 – Alice Kirk Many thanks to all who subscribe. Remember you have to be in it to win … Continue reading

Cotswold Marquees Open Day 2012

Cotswold Marquees are running a charity fundraiser for the Save the Children Fund for their “No Child Born To Die” campaign. The event is on the 17th March from 10am – 4pm followed by a soup dinner and a raffle … Continue reading

Lent Soup Lunch

There will be a soup lunch at Wheelwright Cottage on Wednesday 14th March from 12 noon to 2pm Everyone is welcome, do come along and enjoy home made soups and a good chat All donations will go to Home Start, … Continue reading

SW7 Women’s Breakfast

Saturday 10th March at 8am The Cherington Arms Stop the Traffic Speaker: Ruth Dearnley, CEO of an organisation which aims to lead a strategic response to human trafficking worldwide. Full English breakfast £7.50 Contact Janet Owen for further information

The Brick March April

The March April 2012 edition of The Brick & Village Diary has now been published on the village website – Click here to read The Brick »

The Brick Village Diary March – April 2012

A Celebration for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Monday June 4th 2012 To be held at Tatchbrook Field (Granville’s) Marquee for lunch arrive 12.30pm. Main course provided. Bar. Fancy dress 1950’s. Entertainment from Cherington Players. Commemoration Cup Design competition from the … Continue reading

The Cherington Players’ Music Hall 2012

February: not my favourite month. No longer Winter, but not quite Spring, either. My birthday month: another year older, so need cheering up. Fortunately, on cue and in the nick of time, it’s The Cherington Players’ annual Music Hall! Eclectic … Continue reading

Chipping Norton Music festival

It was a personal tragedy in Cherington which brought about the creation of what is now The Chipping Norton Music Festival. In 1902, Eleanora Dickins of Cherington House married her cousin the Rev Alan Dickins after much family resistance. Sadly … Continue reading

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Update May 2012: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Cherington & Stourton itinerary Further information and itinerary can now be found  here – Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Cherington & Stourton Meeting to discuss The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations There is a meeting in the … Continue reading

Bell Ringing Cherington

Bell Ringing Cherington Anyone interested in joining the bell ringers at Cherington Church please contact Paul Marriot on 686317. Practice night is Monday at 7.30pm.

Church Cleaning Cherington

Church Cleaning in Cherington Many Hands Make Light Work! Volunteers required to help clean the church on Thursday 26th January from 8.30am until 10.0am. The more the merrier!

St Thomas’s Church, Sutton-Under-Brailes

St Thomas’s Church, Sutton-Under-Brailes There will be a Parish Meeting on January 18th at 7 pm and the PCC (Parochial Church Council) will meet on February 10th at 2.30pm.

Photos of Cherington, Stourton and Sutton

As anyone browsing through the CSS Villages website will undoubtedly have noticed, there is a distinct lack of graphics, photographs etc. To improve the overall look of the the villages website I would appreciate it if anyone who has any … Continue reading

Cherington, Stourton, Sutton Website 2012

The website for the 3 villages of Cherington, Stourton and Sutton under Brailes has been running for over 3 years now but still receives very few contributions from the various committees, work groups, event organisers, village residents, etc. I believe this … Continue reading

Eating at the Cherington Arms

The Cherington Arms serves delicious home made food from Tuesday to Sunday. Last orders are 9:30 more information and 2012 sample menu coming soon….

The Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is holding a special event on Saturday 10th December 10:00 – 12:00 at the Village Hall where there will me Coffee, Mince Pies, a special Christmas lottery draw and a lovely selection of Christmas Gifts. A range … Continue reading

Daytime Book Club

If anyone is interested in joining a friendly, informal, daytime book club meeting once monthly from the New Year please contact Rowena on 686448 The first get together will be at 11:00 am on Friday 13th January 2012 where regular … Continue reading

2012 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Cherington

Update May 2012: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Cherington & Stourton itinerary Further information and itinerary can now be found  here – Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Cherington & Stourton Cherington, Stourton and Sutton under Brailes have previously staged events for the Queen’s Silver … Continue reading

Help with Flower Show

HELP! Please become part of crew to setup and clear – thank you. HELP! Thursday 4th August from 6.00pm – Show setup help needed Friday 5th August from 6.00pm – Show setup help needed Saturday 6th August 10.00am – Showground … Continue reading

Local Services Cherington and Stourton

Just a quick reminder to any small business owners in an around Cherington that we have a local services section where you can advertise your services free of charge. You can display your contact details, a description of the services … Continue reading

Open Garden at Cherington House

Sunday 10 July  11-3 – Open Garden – Cherington House entry £3 children under 12 free, refreshments and car parking available Proceeds to the CSS New Village Hall Fund  


Saturday 6th August 2011 A day not to be missed, great fun for family and Friends Featuring, Sumo Wrestling, Children’s games, Dog Show, Classic Cars and Tractors. Kids craft & face painting, Owls Galore, Magic Martin, Car Boot Sale, Steam Engines Dog Agility Demonstration, Ice Creams, Fire Engine Tombola, Bottle Stall, Skittles, … Continue reading


Thank You! The excellent events and activities of the last few weeks have provided lots of entertainment and variety and boosted the New Village Hall Fund.  Many people have given time, talent and energy in bringing about their success.   A … Continue reading

Cherington & Stourton Flower Show 2011

The date for the 2011 Cherington & Stourton Flower Show has been announced as Saturday August 6, in the usual place. Further information now available by – Clicking Here

Summer Jazz in the Garden Cherington

Saturday 4 June –  Summer Jazz in the Garden. A summer evening of jazz in the grounds of the Old Red Lion, Cherington featuring the Music of Boulevard Swing Bring your own picnic, drinks,seating. Gates open 6.00pm Music 7.00-10.00pm Tickets … Continue reading

Water Colour Workshop

Sunday 22 May – Water Colour Workshop 10-4 – £25 including Morning Coffee and Lunch – Colin and Jenny Beckett 686381, please book in advance. 10 -4 Village Hall

Village Lottery Results – March 2011

March 2011 Results 1st prize £120 – Steve Ball 2nd Prize £60 – Paul Marriot 3rd Prize £40 – Richard Russell For more information on joining please contact Alan Thompson (01608 686861) or better still drop in on our Saturday coffee … Continue reading

Latest edition of The Brick

THE NEW VILLAGE HALL PROJECT UPDATE In recent months the Committee has made good progress with our project. We have agreed to buy a plot of land next to the Playing Field on which to build the new hall.  However … Continue reading

Village Community Activities

THE NEW VILLAGE HALL PROJECT UPDATE In recent months the Committee has made good progress with our project. We have agreed to buy a plot of land next to the Playing Field on which to build the new hall.  However … Continue reading

Coffee Shop and Car Wash

Coffee Shop and Car Wash The Coffee Shop and Car Wash have proved a great service and meeting point.  They will again be up and running from Saturday 12 March 10-12. Thank you Jane and Iain for managing the Car … Continue reading

Village Lottery Results January 2011

January 2011 Results 1st prize £120 Myrtle Heald 2nd Prize £60 Julie Forrest 3rd Prize £40 Sally Clubley For more information on joining please contact Alan Thompson (01608 686861) or better still drop in on our Saturday coffee mornings (10:00 – … Continue reading

Fund Raising Round Up

Fund Raising Round Up Travellers Tales The December Travellers Tales with Steve the Dentist was a fascinating insight to life along the Amazon but proved how badly we need a new hall!  It was uncomfortable and freezing!  Erica declared that … Continue reading

EcoJet Blast Cleaning

EcoJet Blast Cleaning are a Warwickshire based blast cleaning company who specialise in high pressure blast cleaning, waterless pressure cleaning, soda cleaning, soda blast cleaning and more. EcoJet Blast Cleaning Banbury Road, Lighthorne Warwick Warwickshire CV35 0AE http://www.ecojetcleaning.co.uk/

Church flowers

Church Flowers – 8th January 2011 – 11 am Please come along for a cup of coffee and a talk about Church flowers for 2011 festivals. Is there anyone out there who enjoys flower arranging and is willing to make … Continue reading

Business Networking Forum

We have just launched a new online Business Networking Forum so any Warwickshire based small business owners can come along for business related chat and networking. All small business owners within a 10 mile radius of Cherington will also receive … Continue reading

Waste Collection Calendar 2011

Update 27/12/2011 2012 Waste Collection Calendar now online – Cherington, Stourton, Sutton Waste Collection Calender 2012 »

Gerald Duck CMS

Gerald Duck is a new CMS created for the SEO Hero Challenge. Consisting of just 10 files, The Gerald Duck CMS is ideal for those who don’t need all the extras that come with WordPress or similar CMS systems but … Continue reading

Penrod Asks The Question

Penrod always asks the questions that people want answers to but are afraid to ask Is an Englishman wearing a kilt to a fancy dress party the equivalent of Black Facing?

Most Popular Star Wars Toys 2015

Most Popular Star Wars Toys 2015 Find Star Wars Toys: Alternativey, Select Your Favourite Star Wars Toys of 2015 From Below Star Wars Darth Vader Ultimate FX Lightsaber Toy Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Blaster Star Wars Sphero BB-8 Droid LEGO … Continue reading

French Night at the Cherington Arms

As you can see there were some traditional French men and some very chic Parisian ladies, some complete with their little dogs (and I’m not referring to husbands here). We were also graced by a visit from Marie Antoinette (complete … Continue reading

Cherington & Stourton Flower Show 2010

Show Date: Saturday 7th August 2010 A day not to be missed, great fun for family and friends. Music courtesy of the Cotswold School, Bourton-on-the-Water Children’s games, Dog Show, Classic Cars & Tractors, Kids craft & face painting, Jousting Horse, … Continue reading

July 2010 Lottery Results

July 2010 Results 1st prize £120 Mrs J Owen 2nd Prize £60 Mrs A Kirk 3rd Prize £40 Mr C Gummer For more information on joining please contact Alan Thompson (01608 686861) or better still drop in on our Saturday coffee … Continue reading

Lottery Results May 2010

May 2010 Results 1st prize £115 Mr J Glanville 2nd Prize £60 Mr & Mrs J Lewis 3rd Prize £40 Mrs M Head For more information on joining please contact Alan Thompson (01608 686861) or better still drop in on our … Continue reading

Flowers, Art and History Exhibition

4 days of events to bring together the Church and the New Village Hall 3 – 6th June 2010 A special exhibition full of flowers and treasures to intrigue, inspire and offer insight to interesting local history. The four day … Continue reading

Jazz at Cherington with Boulevard Swing

Saturday 5th June 2010 A summer evening of Jazz in the grounds of the Old Red Lion, Cherington featuring the music of Boulevard Swing. Bring your own picnic, drinks, seating for a great night of jazz in picturesque settings. Gates … Continue reading

Sutton-under-Brailes Church Fete

Saturday 19th June 2010 – 2.30pm – 4.30pm St Thomas A Becket’s Church Church Fete on the Village Green Sutton-under-Brailes Cakes and savouries, gifts, fashion, white elephant, toys, books, plants and produce. Teas, raffle, games and competitions for all ages … Continue reading

Warwickshire Directory

CSS Villages is now listed in the Warwickshire Business Directory A free online directory for Warwickshire based small businesses and community projects.

Vouchers for luxury Afternoon Teas

We love the whole concept of Afternoon Tea. It’s as English as croquet and normally associated with little old ladies daintily handling fancy cakes on doilies, but traditional Afternoon Teas are the coolest outing on the planet at the moment. … Continue reading

Kids’ chocolate making party

How come sticky fingers and happy, smiley children usually go hand in hand? Well, there’s nothing better than seeing your little ones having fun and I reckon I’ve found the ultimate combination with a kids’ chocolate making party. Professional chocolatiers … Continue reading

Penrod Joins CSS Villages

Penrod Joins CSS Villages Learn how you improve your Google rankings with these fantastic SEO Tips from our very own SEO Hero Penrod Shero.

Yet more strange goings on in the SEO Hero Challenge

https://www.google.com/search/penrodshero Find out the current score of your SEO Hero site. Find out the current score of your site with this nifty little tool by Penrod Shero https://www.google.co.uk/search/penrodshero Penrod Shero Says. Yet more strange goings on in the SEO Hero … Continue reading

Google+ Widgets for Village Events

I’ve been creating some Google+ Widgets on one of my SEO sites over the past few days and if there are enough things happening within the 3 villages this year may create some for the CSS Villages website. The Widgets … Continue reading

Pantomime Time in North Cotswolds

Would You Like To Do Something Different ? It’s Pantomime Time Oh! – no it isn’t ———— Oh! – yes it is!! Join the Seniors Club Visit DICK WHITTINGTON Chipping Norton Theatre – Thursday 10th December Mini coach leaves Cherington … Continue reading

Lottery Results November 2009

November 2009 Results 1st prize £115 Mrs Jane Gibb 2nd Prize £60 Mrs Vera Bryan 3rd Prize £40 Mrs Val Flint Congratulations to our sixth winners. Thank you for your continued support. For more information on joining please contact Alan Thompson … Continue reading

The BIG Breakfast

The BIG Breakfast Saturday 14th November – Village Hall The BIG Breakfast was a cheerful, busy occasion with an excellent full breakfast provided by Angela, Alf, Andrew, Amanda, Nigel and Jenny. Ben and Lucy did a fantastic job of taking … Continue reading

Flower Show AGM

Thursday 18th November – Village Hall All are welcome to the Flower Show AGM where this years show will be discussed and preperations for next years show will be put in place The 2010 show is on Saturday August 7th.

Remembrance Sunday in Cherington

Sunday 8th November – St John the Baptist Church Remembrance Sunday in Cherington The service will begin at the War Memorial at 10:50am and continue in the Church.

CSS Village Hall Lottery – September 2009

September 2009 Results 1st prize £100 Mrs Ennis Webster 2nd Prize £50 Mr Mitch Thompson 3rd Prize £30 Mr Peter Le Breuilly Congratulations to our fourth winners. Thank you for your continued support. For more information on joining please contact Alan … Continue reading

CSS Village Hall Lottery August 2009

August  2009 Results 1st prize £100 Mr Bruce Bello 2nd Prize £50 Mr and Mrs Joe Lewis 3rd Prize £30 Mr Alan Wright Congratulations to our third winners. Thank you for your continued support. For more information on joining please contact … Continue reading

July Village Hall Lottery Results

CSS Village Hall Lottery July 2009 Results 1st prize £100 Mr Roy Hawley 2nd Prize £50 Mrs Jane Upson 3rd Prize £30 Mrs Jane Cameron Congratulations to our second winners. Thank you for your continued support. For more information on … Continue reading

CSS Village Hall Lottery

June 2009 Results     1st prize £100 Mrs Ann Holland 2nd Prize £50 Mr Andrew Sabin 3rd Prize £30 Mrs Lou Braddell Congratulations to our first winners. Thank you for your continued support. For more information on joining please … Continue reading

2009 Cherington Arms Golf Society Day

Monday 29th June – Ingon Manor Golf Club Stratford-upon-Avon 2009 Cherington Arms Golf Society Day A full day of golf and fun starts at 9:15am with bacon sandwiches and tea or coffee, players are then teamed up for a 9 … Continue reading

French Night – Witty Caption Competition

Witty Caption Competition! After a succesful French night at the Cherington Arms on Saturday 30th May we have announced a witty caption competition to complement the photographs taken on the night. Click Here To See Photos From The Cherington Arms … Continue reading

French night at the Cherington Arms

Saturday 30th May – Cherington Arms French night at the Cherington Arms – Dig out those stripy T shirts, the old bicycles and polish up your onions for an entertaining evening amongst good company with excellent food and hospitality. As … Continue reading

The Breakfast Club

The Bacon Sandwich, Coffee Shop and Car Wash, which takes place every Saturday between 9.30 and 11.30 has had a great start and is proving immensely popular. Aside from the fundraising it is a pleasure to see people from the … Continue reading

New playground equipment coming soon

The old play equipment is due to be removed before the end of April, making room for the new equipment which is hoped to be fully installed before the end of May. More information coming soon.

Clay Pigeon Shooting Organisations

If you are interested in joining one the many clay pigeon shooting organisations in the UK, you might like to start by looking at the site of the governing body for the sport – the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association at … Continue reading

Sponsored Car Washing

Sponsored car washing will be taking place every Saturday morning outside the village hall at 09:30 am. The fee starts at £5.00 for a standard car with all monies collected going to the village hall ….

Local Schools Closed

All local schools are closed today due to heavy snow. Latest updates can be found at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/schoolclosures Contact Details for local schools Acorns Primary School Long Compton Shipston-on-stour Warwickshire CV36 5LA (01608) 684654 Brailes C.Of.E Primary School Lower Brailes Banbury … Continue reading

2009 Flower Show Dates

The date of the 2009 Cherington flower show has been announced as Saturday 1st August 2009  Further information can be Found Here » »

Searching For a SEO Hero

When searching on Google for a SEO Hero the results differ depending on; the version of Google you use, your location, your search history, whether you are signed in to your Google account or not, and possibly several other factors. … Continue reading

Map of Clown Sightings UK

Found this great map that lists clown sightings in the UK – Map of Clown Sightings UK Map of Clown Sightings UK Tweet

Save the Monopoly Dog

Save the Monopoly Dog on Stratford Monopoly Stop Winning Moves UK Killing Off The Dog in the Stratford-upon-Avon Monopoly Edition. Join our campaign now – Save The Monopoly Dog