Author: wortonclerk

Bereavement Help Point

The Bereavement Help Point, Devizes is a community based drop-in service where all people who are bereaved are welcome. It’s a space to meet and talk with others who may be experiencing similar thoughts and feelings, in an informal and supportive setting. All sessions are free of charge and there’s no need to book, just…
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Lavington and District Swimming Club

Whether swimming for fun or lane swimming our club caters for all. Using the lovely Dauntsey School 25 metre Swimming Pool we swim during the school term on Sundays and Tuesdays. SPRING TERM starts Sunday 8th January 2023 and includes 9 Sunday swims and 10 Tuesday swims. The last swim being Tuesday 21st March 2023.…
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Worton Parish Plan

A Parish Plan is a community plan consisting of a set of actions for the next few years covering issues such as traffic, housing, village facilities etc. The Parish Council is currently updating their plan following the recent elections to cover the next four years and is looking for ideas from residents. The Parish Plan…
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New dedicated out of hours line for domestic abuse

People wanting to report domestic abuse will be able to access a new out of hours number from this week. Wiltshire Council will be operating a dedicated line from 5pm weekdays and all over the weekend for people who want to report concerns or seek help. During the week, Splitz provides a support service on…
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Boundary Commission Proposed Changes 2023

The Boundary Commission are halfway through the public consultation on the proposed new constituency boundaries in England. From 2023, it is proposed that Worton will be in the new constituency of Melksham and Devizes Have you submitted your feedback yet? Take a look at the suggested constituencies for your area and tell them what you…
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Carer Support Wiltshire – Hospital Liaison Service

    The Hospital Liaison Service will work with hospital staff and others to identify and support carers through the discharge process. The Carer Support Hospital Liaison Service will: support carers while they or their cared for are in hospital; assist with planning and implementation of discharge; and, follow up with carers after discharge.  The…
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Information & Advice (I&A) from Age UK Wiltshire

The following is news from the Information & Advice (I&A) team at Age UK Wiltshire that may be helpful to older residents across the county: We are supporting clients to apply for the Wiltshire Surviving Winter Grant this year (in partnership with Wiltshire Community Foundation and Wiltshire Warm & Safe) which, if applying through Age…
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20/07932/OUT: Land at Sandleaze Farm, Worton

Wiltshire Council Development Management have made a decision to refuse planning application 20/07932/OUT (outline planning for up to 26 dwellings on land at Sandleaze Farm). The decision letter and planning officer’s report can be found on the Wiltshire Council Planning website.

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