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Vacancy on the Potterne Parish Council

Potterne Parish Council needs three new Councillors  if you think you would like to take the wishes of the Parish Neighbourhood Plan forward and are over 18 years of age contact the Clerk on 01380 727693 or email clerk@potterne.info   What is a councillor? Councillors are elected to represent an individual geographical unit on the…
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Walking on farm land

A plea from our landowners COVID has meant that more and more people are taking the opportunity to walk through our gorgeous countryside but, unfortunately, not everyone is following the rules. The Countryside Code has recently been updated and a link to the document follows, below. Could you please ensure, when walking through farm land,…
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Bonfires during the COVID-19 outbreak

This is the advice provided by Wiltshire Council There is mounting evidence that fine particles contained in smoke and other combustion emissions can cause damage to health and aggravate other health conditions. One study has even found extremely fine particles in brain tissue, linking it to dementia. During normal times this can lead distress and…
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Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirus

Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirus People living in Wiltshire are being advised not to let worries about coronavirus stop them asking for medical help for themselves or their children if they become ill, have a serious accident or have a concern about their health. They are also being warned that not seeking…
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Bonfires during the Covid-19 outbreak

Message from Wiltshire Council Bonfires during the Covid-19 outbreak Please avoid having any bonfires whilst the Coronavirus controls are in place. A lot of people at home are vulnerable and any one of your neighbours might have respiratory issues or even be fighting the Coronavirus itself. During this difficult time please think of others before…
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WILTSHIRE CHARITY IS HELPING BEREAVED CHILDREN DEAL WITH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

          Wiltshire Treehouse, a children’s bereavement charity that works across Swindon and Wiltshire, is seeking to raise awareness about the effect coronavirus could have on children and young people, and the help that it can offer. As well as bringing back difficult feelings for children who have already experienced the death…
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The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust

  During the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+ with a registered disability. Our team of Home Security Operators are still securing the homes of victims of house crime and domestic abuse.  Our office team are…
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Potterne Parish Council – report from the Parish Clerk (published in the April Parish Magazine)

As I write this it seems a long time since the March Parish Council meeting and the issues with the coronavirus have taken over day to day life. A support group has been set up to help those in the village who have to self-isolate for whatever reason; a leaflet has been delivered to every…
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Changes to bus services serving Potterne, Urchfont and the Lavingtons from 28 March 2020

                                      Download Changes to bus services from 28 March 2020 including timetable  

Help if you are self-isolating due to Covid-19

Potterne Good Neighbours St Mary’s, the George and Dragon, Potterne Parish Council and Wiltshire Council have got together to help in the current Coronavirus crisis. If you are self-isolating and need help please get in touch. We can help with • Picking up food shopping or medicines • Running urgent errands • Dog walking •…
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