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Western Power Distribution have provided some useful information on being winter ready! Have a look at their advice by clicking here or following the link on the right hand side of the page.


Warwickshire County Council regularly request input from the community on a variety of different matters via online consultations. These tend to be short surveys/questionnaires. The link 'WCC Consultations' under 'external links' on the right hand side of the page will take you to the home page for all current consultations. As of 5th September 2019, there are 5 open, including the draft Warwickshire Rail Strategy 2019-2034 and Warwickshire Cyber Crime Survey. Please do get involved and have your say!


Following an 18 month build programme construction at Salter's Oak (Linfoot Oaks) has now completed. Since the last update the remaining three local market homes for sale have completed and been handed over to the new owners, plots 16 & 17 (the final two affordable homes to rent) have been handed over to Orbit Homes and Warwickshire Rural, and the new residents have moved in. All of the site hoarding was removed in August and the marketing sign board has recently been dismantled and removed so that the grass seeding to this area could be finished. The estate road and private access roads were tarmacked in early October giving a finished look to the whole area. Landscaping work continues as certain aspects can only be carried out at certain times of the year. Bare root planting, including the hedge along Spernal Lane (in front of plots 13-17), the landscape buffer belt, the balancing pond area and the open spaces will be done over the winter months, whereas the seeding to the balancing pond area and buffer belt (and any topping up as required to the open spaces) will be carried out in the early Spring. The landscaping that has already been undertaken is developing well and as it starts to mature will encourage wildlife


Great Alne Parish Council held their Parish Assembly on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Great Alne & Kinwarton Memorial Hall. Thank you to everyone who attended. The Chair of the Parish Council gave his Annual Report and report on the accounts.

Minutes and four accompanying documents for the 2018 Parish Assembly can be downloaded as PDFs from the right hand side of the page.

The 2020 Parish Assembly will be held on 16th Mat 2020.


Are you struggling to find money to buy fuel this winter, pay a utility bill, replace a broken washing machine or fridge, or perhaps to pay for an urgent household repair or a taxi trip for a hospital appointment, or for some gardening when someone is ill?

Great Alne Parochial Charity can provide cash quickly and with the minimum of fuss to meet all kinds of urgent needs of a one-off nature that would otherwise be unaffordable. There are no restrictions on what help can be given. The money would be a grant not a loan. There would be no need to pay it back.

If you or someone you know needs financial assistance the charity would very much like to hear from you. Please phone Adrian (764261), Geoff (488405), Ian (488492) or Judy (488501) and they will see what they can do to help. All calls will be treated in strictest confidence.


Big Lottery Fund logoThe Lifeline View defibrillator is in an unlocked Rotaid cabinet In the telephone kiosk on School Road. You will need to twist and turn the circular lid to release. There is also an emergency phone. The defibrillator has been adopted by the Community Heartbeat Trust (CHT), is maintained by them but is regularly inspected by the Parish Council.

The Parish Council is grateful to the Big Lottery Fund for awarding a grant to purchase the defibrillator.

Please see the downloadable advice guide from CHT following awareness sessions on the right hand side of this page- 'What to do if someone collapses'.

A defibrillator is also located at Great Alne Park (formerly Maudslay Park) in the Reception Area of Maudslay House (the main clubhouse) by the left hand side of the entrance door hanging on a coat stand. A further defibrillator in the village is also being considered.


Kelly Webb, has provided the following update: The team at Great Alne Park would like to thank everyone who attended Parkfest on 20th July 2019. There was a fantastic turnout and the day was enjoyed by all. Great Alne Park are planning another music and dinner evening in September and more information will be provided soon. A Christmas menu will also be created soon. The Thursday themed evenings are going well and they have a steady number of people attending every week. Great Alne Park would love to see more residents each week. Please call to book your place. Sunday lunch is proving very popular and booking is a must! Bookings can be made by emailing Kelly or calling 01789 489103. If it is out of hours, there is an answerphone where booking requests can be left. Kelly regretfully informed us that Tina Digby is no longer the Village Manager. She resigned from this post in early August. Kelly said ‘Tina will be greatly missed. She made such an impact on moving the village forward in such a positive way'.


Royal Mail are raising awareness about scam mail. You can report scam mail in the following ways:


Residents in Warwickshire can now report Traffic Offences using digital evidence from dash cams.
Follow the link on the right of the page for further details.


Just a quick reminder of the following bus services in Great Alne:


UBUS is a ring and ride community transport service operating within Stratford District.

UBUS is available to anyone in the district who struggles to access public transport due to mobility issues, health problems or who lives in an area with no, or infrequent, public transport.

UBUS will collect passengers from their door, drop them off at their destination, pick up again at the agreed point and drop off back at home. Drivers can assist passengers to get on & off the bus and will help with up to 3 shopping bags or a trolley if necessary.

All UBUS vehicles can accommodate a wheelchair.

Depending on where residents live in the district, a single journey costs £2.10, £2.70 or £3.40. Return journeys £4.20, £5.40 or £6.80. Great Alne residents would fall in the £2.70/£5.40 price range.

Residents living in an Orbit property are eligible for a £0.60 discount on their journey.

Journeys need to be booked in advance. Passengers can book up to seven days in advance.

UBUS provides transport in different parts of the district on specific days.

UBUS can be used to visit friends, attend social groups, leisure activities or go shopping. It cannot be used to attend medical appointments. Residents interested in registering with the service should ring 01789 264491.


Great Alne has a Film Club with screenings usually on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30pm.

For other information about what's going on at the Memorial Hall please use the link on the right hand side of the page.


Please let the Parish Council know of any local issue that is causing you concern. You can use the Contact Us form in the Information section of this website, or ring the Parish Clerk on 07833 790375 or alternatively email

If you have something you would like to report to Stratford on Avon District Council you can do this using their on-line forms. Anything from abandoned vehicles, unruly dogs to fly tipping can be reported.

For fly tipping please just click on the link on the right of this page (External Links).


Each month a Community Newsletter is produced by the Alcester South Safer Neighbourhood Team that includes details of crime in the area (including Great Alne) and an incident overview. Please see the website for further details and a contact list for the team.

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Regularly the Parish Council endeavours to compile a newsletter containing relevant and up to date information about events and issues within the parish. It is the intention of the Parish Council that every home within the parish boundary receives a copy of this newsletter, however, things can go wrong and if you have not been receiving your newsletter then please let us know, or download a copy from the list on the right hand side of the page. If you would like to receive the newsletter by email then please let us know by contacting

If you wish to suggest material to be included in the newsletter then please feel free to contact the Clerk, or make your suggestion known at the next Parish Council meeting - a full list of meeting dates can be found on the home page.


Great Alne is closely associated with the beautiful market town of Alcester and a link to the town council website is on the right hand side of the page (External links).

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SPRING 2019 - GAPC Newsletter inside (310KB PDF) | What to do if someone collapses (639KB PDF) | SPRING 2019 - GAPC Newsletter Cover (283KB PDF) | Winter 2019 - GAPC Newsletter (759KB PDF) | Summer 2019 - GAPC Newsletter - inside (305KB PDF) | Summer 2019 - GAPC Newsletter - cover (306KB PDF) | WINTER 2018 GAPC Newsletter cover (305KB PDF) | WINTER 2018 GAPC Newsletter inside (309KB PDF) | SUMMER 2018 GAPC Newsletter inside (311KB PDF) | SUMMER 2018 GAPC Newsletter cover (281KB PDF) | SPRING 2018 GAPC Newsletter inside (360KB PDF) | SPRING 2018 GAPC Newsletter cover (311KB PDF) | Winter 2017 GAPC Newsletter inside (389KB PDF) | Winter 2017 GAPC Newsletter cover (453KB PDF) | Summer 2017 GAPC Newsletter cover (323KB PDF) | Summer 2017 GAPC Newsletter inside (612KB PDF) | Spring 2017 GAPC Newsletter inside (394KB PDF) | Spring 2017 GAPC Newsletter cover (338KB PDF) | Great Alne Public Consultation Event Report Jan 2016 (484KB PDF) | Great Alne Local Market HNS Report - April 2014 (434KB PDF) | Great Alne Housing Needs Survey Report 2010 revised August 2015 (3667KB PDF) | Salters Oak- Site layout June 2018 Rev U (1372KB PDF) | Great Alne Park- formerly Maudslay Park- Site Layout Plan Sept 2016 (836KB PDF) | Maudslay Park- Affordable extra care- brief summary March 2017 (444KB PDF) | Help with PDFs

External links:
Warwickshire County Council Consultations | Western Power - Be winter ready | Great Alne & Kinwarton Memorial Hall | Fly tipping online form | Alcester Town Council | Reporting traffic offences | Linfoot Country Homes Ltd

See also:
Great Alne

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