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.

Councillor Vacancy

There is currently a councillor vacancy for Worton Parish Council. Notice of the vacancy can be found here:

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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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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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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