Calling all children under 12! School has broken up for the summer and we all want sunny carefree days on the beach swimming and eating ice cream. Sadly, not every day can be a beach day and sometimes we are just at home wondering what to do. Why not have a go at our Summer Fun Challenge especially created for Continue Reading →
Most disappointingly, after numerous Committee Meetings, the decision has been taken not to run the Capel Show again until August 2022. Despite the government’s plan to lift all restrictions from 21 June, the uncertainty of both future government policy and the very nature of the path COVID takes really left little alternative. Of paramount importance is the safety and well Continue Reading →
We are truly saddened to advise that this year there will be no Spring Show or Plant Sale. We have debated long and hard the possibility of running these events in a different format and come to the conclusion that we can neither do so safely or within the bounds of the law. Looking ahead to 2022 we fully intend Continue Reading →
Over the past years the Society has planted daffodils on the verges throughout the village. Last autumn members got together and planted crocuses on the green opposite The Old Forge Surgery. We hope everybody is enjoying the results in the spring sunshine.
The Horticultural Society organised their Spring Litter Pick – socially distanced of course – last weekend. On Saturday 6 March around 20 stalwarts turned out equipped with gloves, sturdy footwear, some hi-vis clothing and litter pickers. Working through the village and surrounding roadsides they collected nearly 40 bags of litter and rubbish, not to mention a few abandoned road signs Continue Reading →
Bringing some cheer to Capel, the churchyard will again be aglow with Christmas trees this year. Members are welcome to come and assist decorate, at a social distance of course, between 9 – 10 am on Saturday 5 December.
Thank you to all those who chose to take their daily exercise litter picking last Saturday! Our regular army of litter pickers turned out and filled just 18 bags with rubbish. This was a vast improvement on the 40+ bags collected in September. Here’s hoping this trend continues downwards.
Do please come and join the team for another village litter pick 10.30 Saturday 7th November gathering in Capel Memorial Hall car park. Remember to wear suitable footwear and gloves. We aim to finish by noon.
Our Annual General Meeting, scheduled for 10th November, will not now be taking place. The relevant reports can be viewed by clicking here. Should you have any comments or queries please contact our Chairman, preferably by email. Thank you.
We are pleased to announce the results of our Lockdown Flower Show. Many thanks to all who participated and congratulations to our winners in the following categories: Mixed Herbaceous bed or border: 1st Barbara Gowlland; 2nd Alison Jermyn Kitchen garden, bed or equivalent: Joint 1st Judy Cranham and Alison Jermyn; 2nd Paul Styles Patio garden: 1st Belinda Hood; 2nd Paul Continue Reading →