The Society was formed in 1968 and has the following objectives for its work on behalf of the village and its surroundings:

  • To promote high standards of planning, development and architecture in or affecting the area of benefit; and to challenge or oppose any inappropriate developments affecting the community.
  • To inform and advise residents and the public generally in the geography, natural history, environment, ecology, architecture and history of the area of benefit.
  • To secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of features in general public amenity or historic or public interest in the area of benefit.
  • To preserve and promote the character of the area of benefit as a thriving community.
  • To liaise and cooperate with other community bodies to advance the objectives of the Society.