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Volunteers needed to help Worton Parish Council plant WWI Commemorative Trees

Wiltshire Council has supported more than 100 community groups to plant thousands of trees in November – one for every Wiltshire soldier who died during WWI. The project has been made possible due to the generous support of The Woodland Trust who have donated all the 10,800 trees. Worton Parish Council are planning to plant…
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Bonfire Night and Fireworks

It will soon be Bonfire Night. Fireworks can add excitement to special occasions, however, they are also: Dangerous Can frighten and disturb people and animals Cause annoyance and damage Have an impact on air quality Please remember to follow the Firework Code: Only buy fireworks marked BS 7114 Don’t drink alcohol if setting off fireworks…
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The new Wiltshire Council parking arrangements come into force on the 19th November 2018. The changes are:  Sunday and Bank / Public Holiday parking will become chargeable, unless there are agreements in place with the local town councils for a free parking scheme, these are funded locally.  The council’s current public (provided by…
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The Royal Mail has asked the Parish Council to share their warning about scam mail.   Like telephone, email and online scams, there are a few different types of scams that can be sent in the post. Sometimes they are tricky to spot.   What is scam mail? Scam mail can take the form of…
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school?  Schoolreaders has recently launched into Wiltshire and is looking for volunteers to carry out this important role. Reading time for many children at home and at school is often insufficient and one in four children are…
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Community Fund grants

At the September 2018 meeting of Worton Parish Council, Councillors agreed to make a further three Community Fund payments to village organisations. Details of the all beneficiaries and amounts since the start of the scheme can be found on the Community Fund section of this website. One of the September grants was to Worton and…
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LAVINGTON AND DISTRICT SWIMMING CLUB

LAVINGTON AND DISTRICT SWIMMING CLUB AUTUMN TERM 2018 LOCATION:   DAUNTSEY’S SCHOOL, WEST LAVINGTON                     TIMES :-       SUNDAY :- 3.30pm to 5.00pm              TUESDAY :- 7.00pm to 8.30pm   AUTUMN TERM STARTS SUN 9th SEPT 2018  Last Swim Tuesday 4th December                          Half Term 24th October- 5th November 2018             No swimming on Sunday 30th September…
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Looking ahead to winter

Don’t suffer a cold home Living in a cold home can be bad for your health.  Consistently low temperatures in your home may exacerbate existing health issues (particularly respiratory and cardiovascular conditions) and make it harder for you to recover from illnesses.  It can cause you and your family to feel miserable at home, affecting…
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Changes to Wiltshire Council waste recycling from 30 July 2018

See www.wiltshire.gov.uk/rubbish-and-recycling-new-services for more information.