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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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PRIVATE TOUR OF GREAT CHALFIELD MANOR, HOLT

A charming 15th-century manor house with an Arts and Crafts garden. 5th of September 2018 – 18:30 start. Tickets £12:50 per person including a glass of wine, soft drinks and nibbles. The tour will be given by the owners Mr and Mrs Floyd. Please complete application form below: PRIVATE TOUR OF GREAT CHALFIELD MANOR JULY…
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Wiltshire and Swindon History Museum

Summer Events 2018 Wiltshire and Swindon History Museum have a really great programme of events coming up this summer. Churchwardens’ Accounts – Tuesday 17 July 10.30am Explore this wonderful source for local and family history, which includes details of goods and services bought by the church, (giving names of local officials and suppliers), and the…
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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.

CANTAX HOUSE, LACOCK GARDEN VISIT

Cantax House Advert 2018 A rare opportunity to see a fabulous garden created by Deborah van der Beek and her husband who are tenants of Cantax House in Lacock, owned by the National Trust. The garden has been written about by magazines all over the world, from the Russian ‘My Lovely Dacha’ to cover story…
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Concert in aid of St Leonard’s Church, Keevil

The link below is a PDF version of the above poster: Bath G&S Keevil Concert A4