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Bonfire Night and Fireworks

In just over a couple of weeks it will 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…
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Safe and Well Visits

  A Safe and Well visit is a totally free service offered by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. See their website for more info: https://www.dwfire.org.uk/safety/safe-and-well-visits/   The will visit you in your home, at a convenient time to see what can be done together to make you safer. They can also have a…
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Bonfires and smoke pollution

Wiltshire Council receive more than 150 complaints a year about smoke from garden bonfires, domestic flues and chimneys and about smoke emanating from commercial premises.  The law and bonfires Bonfires can cause a nuisance to other people: by making asthma, bronchitis or other respiratory conditions worse •by affecting visibility for drivers on nearby roads •because fire can…
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WORTON & MARSTON LINK SCHEME AGM

The Worton & Marston Link Scheme AGM will be held at the ROSE & CROWN Monday April 8th  2019 at 7.30 p.m. Link aims to help villagers who may have a need for transport to important appointments and in particular with medical consultations. See the community in action, come and ask questions, users of the…
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Devizes Leisure Centre

Devizes Leisure Centre offers something for people of all ages to be regularly active. With a fully equipped fitness suite, swimming pool, sports hall, squash courts and group exercise studio there is plenty on offer for adults and a range of flexible memberships available too. Children are well catered for with swimming lessons, holiday activities,…
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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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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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