Pucklechurch Community Website

Pucklechurch is a village in South Gloucestershire, England. It sits on an elevated plateau about 8 miles to the northeast of Bristol, 8 miles to the northwest of Bath and on the edge of the Cotswolds. More...

This site features information of local interest including history and the many clubs, organisations of Pucklechurch.

Lifesaving equipment (AED) for use in the event of cardiac arrest. Why not familiarise yourself with the locations now… click here

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22.02.2018: The South Gloucestershire new Local Plan Consultation document (February 2018) is now availabe for comment. The plan deals with the need for housing and economic growth in our area.  

Click here to be taken to the South Gloucestershire consultation page.

25.03.2018: The SGC Local Plan could mean more development for the villages of Pucklechurch, Shortwood and Parkfield. Rick Dunning, as Chair of Pucklechurch Parish Neighbourhood Plan Group, provides background to the implications of the plan on our area. He explains that our best way to influence these changes is for our community to develop a Neighbourhood Plan and calls for more volunteers to get involved.

Read more here…


21.05.2018: Shared ownership homes in Pucklechurch:  As many will be aware the housing development at Oaktree Avenue has started.  When completed it will provide a number of new homes.  Twenty-seven of these homes will be properties offered through shared ownership.  There will be two 1 bedroom apartments, six 2 bedroom apartments and fourteen 2 bedroom houses.  You can register your interest today. Download this leaflet (pdf) to find out more.

06.05.2018: The Parish Council landline number has been disconnected. Please update your records with the mobile number 07525 842 095 which can be used to contact the Parish Clerk

25.05.2018: The Scarecrow Trail photos, answers and winners are available here.

20.7.2018: The Good Neighbours Scheme is a local organisation set up to help vulnerable people in our community. Read more and see the latest update here...

20.7.2018: X49 bus diversion. Cossham Street in Mangotsfield will be closed for resurfacing works to service X49 from Monday 23rd July and is ongoing.

Service X49 will divert from Rodney Hill Road via St James Place, Richmond Road, Blackhorse Road, Westerleigh Road, A4174 ring road and B4465 in both directions.

Regrettably no bus stops will be served between Shortwood Hill and Cossham Street during this closure period.

All bus stops on diversion route however will be observed.

12.08.2018: X49 Bus will be replaced by the Y5 service from 2nd September. There will be no timetable changes.  This is part of a newly established South Glos Lynx network. Read more here...

August 2018

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Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend.  If you wish to speak at the meeting you are requested to let the clerk know in advance. Details and agenda here

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Live@ThePVSSC - with Pete Holden - 7pm at the PVSSC (Pucklechurch Village Sports & Social Club), St Aldam's Drive. www.facebook.com/ThePVSSC

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HAPPY CIRCLE COACH TRIP to Sidmouth (Folk Festival). Coach trips are open to everyone in the village. Cost per person is £13 payable in advance. Coach leaves Pucklechurch at 9.00 am and returns by 7.00 pm.  Details of visits, how pay, where to board and other trips are found here...

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Live@ThePVSSC - with OddSox - 7pm at the PVSSC (Pucklechurch Village Sports & Social Club), St Aldam's Drive. www.facebook.com/ThePVSSC

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Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the Community Centre meeting room. Members of the public are invited to attend.  If you wish to speak at the meeting you are requested to let the clerk know in advance. Details and agenda here

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Live@ThePVSSC - Album Launch -  James Slater and Chris Lambert, two talented local singer/songwriters, will be launching their new albums.  The evening will feature tracks from the albums ranging through modern folk, blues, & Americana plus several guest artists.  Expect an amazing night of live music.  No charge for entry. From 7pm to 11pm at the PVSSC (Pucklechurch Village Sports & Social Club), St Aldam's Drive. www.facebook.com/ThePVSSC

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Live@ThePVSSC - with Les Watts & Geena Request Show - 7pm at the PVSSC (Pucklechurch Village Sports & Social Club), St Aldam's Drive. www.facebook.com/ThePVSSC

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Quiz Night – cash prizes and raffle - Max 6 per team (£1pp) - 8.30pm in the Community Centre Social Club (upstairs at the Village hall).

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Live@ThePVSSC - with Jessie - 7pm at the PVSSC (Pucklechurch Village Sports & Social Club), St Aldam's Drive. www.facebook.com/ThePVSSC

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Summer Bank Holiday (Eng. & Wales)

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Live Music (Open Mic Night) ~ Live@ThePVSSC - Our musicians love to have an audience. We feature Electric and Acoustic sets and have a wide range of music represented.  Entry is free and music starts at 8.00pm at the PVSSC St Aldam's Drive, Pucklechurch. Call/text Martin on 0780 907 5784 or openmic@pucklechurch.org if you have questions. Find us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/PucklechurchOpenMic

12.08.2018: Rights of Way Improvement Plan - This consultation closes soon - South Gloucestershire Council, Bath and North East Council and Bristol City Council have jointly produced a new draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP) to cover the period up until 2026. Consultation closes on 31 Aug 2018. To review the plan comment click this link: https://consultations.southglos.gov.uk/consult.ti/ROWIP/consultationHome