Chopwell Christmas Events 2018

I have listed below all Christmas events happening in and around Chopwell. Let’s support local businesses and charities as much as possible and celebrate in true Chopwell spirit. Have a very Merry Christmas! 30th November Chopwell Woods Christmas Trees Special Launch Event | Starts at 6pm Get more info here Chopwell School Christmas Fair Open … Read more

Brightening Up Week

This week was focused on Brightening Up the Village, trimming back hedges, painting, clearing paths etc Huge THANKS! to everyone whose been out helping today Brightening Up Chopwell. What a great team effort it’s been- all for the community. Another two skips filled with rubbish from round the village- thanks again to the council for … Read more

Tidy Up Week

This was the first week of Brighten Up Chopwell month and was focused on ‘Clean Up’. As you can see there was a HUGE rubbish amnesty throughout the village! what an awesome bunch of kids we’ve had in the park today everyone of them worked so hard cleaning up the areas nearby and here is … Read more

Scarecrow Trail 2018

Sleeping Beauty Scarecrow

Thanks to Chopwell Scouts for organising Chopwell’s first ever Scarecrow Trail. It was a great day, enjoyed by all! Fantastic efforts by the residents of Chopwell. Wonder what next years theme will be?!

Brighten Up Chopwell

Big Lottery Grant Brilliant news- the Chopwell Regeneration Group have been successful in getting a grant from the Big Lottery for £6,500 to hold a Brighten Up Chopwell month this Autumn. Having consulted with residents through Facebook, public meetings and via the council we know how important the appearance of the village is to our community and … Read more

Chopwell Cycle Hub Feasibility Study July 2018

This feasibility study has been prepared by Aidan Oswell, lecturer in Regeneration at Newcastle University. The paper ‘Developing a Cycling Hub for Chopwell’ sets out the realistic opportunities for Chopwell arising from cycling and considers in particular the Chopwell Hotel and what could happen there. The ideas in the paper work well with The Chopwell … Read more

Minutes of Meeting – 22nd May 2018

Chopwell Regeneration Group – Minutes of Meeting Held 22nd May 2018 at 7:30 pm in The Gaffers 40 people attended Since last meeting Jodie spoke about what has happened since last meeting – the events included the Play to commemorate 100 years since WW1 – Barbara did an excellent job. There was an exhibition at … Read more