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Take Part! New series of Back in Time

Back in Time – New Series Ever wondered what it might be like to go back in time? The makers of the hit series Back in Time for Tea and Back in Time for School are looking for a family to take part in a new series for BBC 2. The chosen family will have the once…
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WWI Commemorative Trees – Volunteers needed

The parish council still have some WWI commemorative trees to plant in the fields at Whatley’s Close. We are planning to do this on Saturday 2 March and are looking for volunteers to help us. Please meet at Whatleys Field at 2pm on 2 March and bring a spade.

Videos show the devastating impact of alcohol

A series of videos have been produced which tell the powerful stories of two Wiltshire Council employees and the impact alcohol has had on them and their family. The videos were put together as part of the recent Alcohol Awareness Week to highlight the support available in Wiltshire for people struggling with alcohol. In one of the videos, Dave Payne,…
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Over 50s wanted for mentoring scheme

People over 50 are invited to join a scheme that pairs older mentors with care leavers who might benefit from advice, guidance and friendship. The Grandmentors project, which is partially funded by Wiltshire Council, recruits, trains and supports mentors who use their skills and experience to support young people through the tricky transition into adulthood…
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Come and enjoy a magical winter wonderland in Salisbury!

Salisbury’s popular Christmas market and all-weather ice rink winter wonderland experience is now open. The Christmas market transforms the Guildhall Square with its authentic German market style chalets and festive events. This year there is even more to enjoy with the addition of an all-weather ice rink where skaters can enjoy the real ice whatever…
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Waste collection days to change over Christmas and new year

Visit Wiltshire Council’s website to view collection days for the festive period and find out about recycling your tree for those subscribed to garden waste collections. http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/rubbish-collection-days

Councillor Vacancy

There is currently a councillor vacancy for Worton Parish Council. Notice of the vacancy can be found here: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/elections-councillor-vacancies

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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