COMMUNITY

Westoning
 

Westoning has approximately 2150 residents (2011 Census) living in 886 dwellings. There are many different groups that make up the village community of Westoning. Some information for each is provided below, and you can visit the group's website by clicking on the photograph next to the group description.

St. Mary Magdalene Church

 

The Anglican Church in Westoning is called St. Mary Magdalene and is found near the end of Church Road. It is in the Early English style and the register dates from 1560. WLS visit the Church for Harvest, Christmas, Easter and Leavers services. Reverend Nigel Washington regularly comes to school and is also a Foundation Governor on the School Governing Body.

Details are available from the Vicar on 01525 714442 or nwashy2@gmail.com

 

Westoning Baptist Church

 

The Baptist Church is on Greenfield Road not far from the School. WLS has visited the Church when studying different forms of Christianity. The story of Westoning Baptist Church, like others in the area, begins in the days of John Bunyan. He came to preach at a cottage near Lower Sampshill, in the Parish of Westoning, on 12th November 1660, at the age of 32. Contact details can be found on Westoning Baptist Church's website.

THE BIG SCREEN PRESENTS:

Stan and Ollie (PG)

Friday 15th November 2019

Westoning Village Hall

Doors open at 7pm. Film starts at 7.30pm

Entry £5 (includes snack portion) - cash only, pay on the night

Licensed Bar and Snacks available

Children must be accompanied

WESTONING PLAYERS PRESENT:

Improbable Fiction

A comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. 

7.30pm start

Tickets £10

28th - 30th November 2019

Westoning Village Hall

Westoning Village Hall

 

The Village Hall is situated on Church Road and used to be the School building until the school moved to its present site in 1913. The Hall is used for different groups and classes, and can be hired for functions. It is managed by The Spensley Trust which meets once a month and a Warden lives next to the Hall.

Details are available from the  Warden on  07483378440 or email enquiries.wvh@gmail.com

 

Westoning Parish Council

 

The Parish Council is currently made up of 11 members and a Clerk. The Council meets once a month in the Village Hall to discuss issues pertinent to the village. They are responsible for the public areas in Westoning and the School rents part of the Recreation ground during the school day from the Parish Council.

Report issues or ask for information from the Clerk using the email parish_clerk_westoning@outlook.com

Westoning Youth Football Club

 

Westoning Football Club is a Charter Standard Youth Football Club with the aim to bring football to the Youth from the village of Westoning and the surrounding area. Many children from the School play for the Club. For more information contact sec.westoningfc@btinternet.com

Westoning Netball Club

 

Westoning Netball Club take players from Year 5 up to adults. Netball is started at WLS for Years 2-4 and the school team is coached by Mrs Leftly. For further information on the Village Club, please see the Bedfordshire Netball website www.bedfordshire-netball.com