Welcome to the Frampton Cotterell
and Coalpit Heath Village Action Website

Village Action is a voluntary group whose aim is to achieve improvements in all aspects of village life through working in partnership with residents and local agencies. A full list of initiatives undertaken by Village Action can be seen at Village Action Projects.

The primary aim of this website is to provide information about events and activities taking place locally. The noticeboard and diary below contain announcements about events and Community Activities shows regular meeting times for the wide range of clubs and societies which meet in the area together with the facilities which are available for sporting or social activities.  

Please contact us via this website if you have any questions. If you have a Facebook account you could also contact us via the Village Action Facebook page.

Recent announcements

  • Click on the title of the announcement to see the full text.
  • Brockeridge Sensory Garden We recently installed a "Mag Post" at the Brockeridge Centre Sensory Garden. This is a 5* magnifying glass mounted on a hardware post which enables children to look in detail ...
    Posted 18 May 2018, 13:26 by Phil Handy
  • Says Court Nature Hunt Meet an owl in May Half Term, 31st May, 12noon to 14:30.Join Avon Wildlife Trust at Says Court Solar Farm for an afternoon of wildlife with the Hawk ...
    Posted 15 May 2018, 11:27 by Phil Handy
  • Drop-in workshop re the 1,800 homes proposed for Coalpit Heath. The event is being held from 1:30 to 6:30pm on Thursday 10th May 2018 at Coalpit Heath Village Hall (aka "The Miners"). Anyone can attend the drop-in ...
    Posted 9 May 2018, 13:55 by Phil Handy
  • Consultation on StreetCare Winter Maintenance Changes 2018 South Gloucestershire Council is holding a consultation on proposed changes to the  precautionary salting routes in South Gloucestershire which would take effect from winter 2018/19.The key points of ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2018, 08:56 by Phil Handy
  • Christian Aid Week The following events have been organised for Christian Aid Week: Quiz Night, The British Legion, Ryecroft Road, Frampton Cotterell Friday 11th May 7.30pm. Teams of 4 at £3/ person ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2018, 08:25 by Phil Handy
  • Local History Society “Ghosts in the Garden “.  Georgian Bath re-imagined,  using digital technology in the historic environment. A talk by Prof Steve Poole, UWE. Wednesday 18 April 2018 at 7.30pm. Zion ...
    Posted 7 Apr 2018, 14:07 by Phil Handy
  • Says Court - Signs of Spring Walk Wednesday 4th April 10am to 12 noon To book visit www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/whats-on For further information contact: hannah.welsh@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk
    Posted 22 Mar 2018, 07:48 by Phil Handy
  • Frampton Cotterell Local History Society ‘The GWR Badminton Line ‘  A talk by Alan Freke of Frenchay Museum Wed 21 March 2018 7.30 pm Zion Church, Woodend Road, Frampton Cotterell All Welcome. Entry £4. Free ...
    Posted 7 Mar 2018, 08:52 by Phil Handy
  • South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group talk and AGM The next talk of the South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group is at Coalpit Heath Village Hall on Wednesday 7 March, after the AGM which is at 7:30 for 8 ...
    Posted 25 Feb 2018, 09:39 by Phil Handy
  • "Blackberry Farm" Planning Appeal If you wish to comment on the appeal lodged by Barrat Homes regarding the proposed Blackberry Farm development, a member of VALID campaign group has produced the following layperson's ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2018, 07:17 by Phil Handy
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Village Diary

See Village Diary for full listings.

With thanks to Louise Harrison who compiles much of the information in the Village Diary.

Information about regular events and meetings can be found in Clubs and Societies. See also Village Walks for details of organised walks together with photos from earlier walks.

The Zion Church Website also has a useful list of events and activities which are organised by the church.


With thanks to Winterbourne and Frampton Matters magazine for helping to publicise Village Action information.