Rolleston Village Gala
Monday 31 August 2015

The Gala Schedule can be read here (pdf document).

Given recipe for Class 90
Cherry and Almond Cake

(Adapted from a WI recipe from 1958)

125g butter
125g caster sugar
2 large free-range eggs
a pinch of salt
200g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
50g ground almonds
100g glacé cherries, rinsed, dried and
2-3 tbsp milk, to mix

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/fan oven 160°C/gas mark 4.
Butter and base-line a deep 18cm round cake tin.
Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl until pale and light.
Beat the eggs with the salt and gradually add
to the creamed mixture.
2. Sift together the flour and baking powder and fold it into the creamed mixture along with the ground almonds, in two batches. Then fold in the cherries (toss them in a little flour first, to stop them sinking to the bottom of the cake),adding milk as required to make a soft mixture.
3. Spoon into the prepared tin and level the surface.
Bake for 1 hour until the cake is risen and golden and a skewer emerges from the centre of the cake clean and dry.
Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

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Mobile and Travelling Library Service Consultation

Residents are invited to offer opinions on proposed changes to the Library provision and opening hours across the county. Read more here.

College Field High Court Appeal

It was reported in this article 'Chris Young secures the first successful High Court challenge to a neighbourhood plan decision' the Secretary of State has consented to Judgment in the High Court challenge of his refusal of permission for 100 houses. However this does not mean that the College has won planning consent to build on the playing fields, only that the decision of the Secretary of State has been put back and it will be looked at again. There are further details in this Burton Mail article.

Both the threat and the reality of large scale developments within the village and surrounding areas is never far away. Read more about it in the planning section pages.

Last updated: 25 August 2015