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Friday, July 1, 2022

Funds for tsunami appeal

Cofton Hackett youngsters touched by the plight of the tsunami victims held a coffee and mince pie party to raise money for the appeal.

Cofton seals lake deal

Cofton Hackett residents breathed a sigh of relief just before Christmas as their purchase of Cofton Lake was sealed.

Bulbs to brighten library

Community library co-ordinator Di Morgan prepares to plant daffodil bulbs donated by her parents-in-law Eric and Ivy Morgan (above) at Cofton Hackett Library to...

Lake sale sealed

The sale of Cofton Lake to a group of residents was expected to be completed by early November, ending months of uncertainty over ownership...

Rendering protest grows

The protest against plans for an animal carcass rendering plant at Hopwood has been gathering momentum with a series of public meetings across the...

Villagers unite against animal rendering plant

The protest against plans for an animal rendering plant at Hopwood has crystallised into a campaigning group called HARM – Hopwood Against Rendering Movement....

Cofton Lake in late bid battle

A last-minute hitch threatened to sink the bid by villagers to buy Cofton Lake. There were jitters when another buyer came in with a...

Cofton celebrates as lake bid is accepted

A year-long campaign by Cofton Hackett residents to buy the beautiful, secluded lake at the heart of their village has paid off. As The Village...
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Miles for charity

Sue Biggs, of Cofton Hackett, is pictured in training with Barnardo’s ambassador and head trainer Daley Thompson before she ran the London Marathon in...