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Potterne Good Neighbours

Following discussions between Liz the Clerk to the Parish Council and Anna from Wiltshire Council about support to the village during this outbreak of Coronavirus, Reverend Ali and Sarah from St Mary’s Church, Lou and Claire from The George & Dragon, and Anna from Wiltshire Council met today. We wanted to coordinate help to Potterne…
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Potterne Parish Council – report from the Parish Clerk (published in the March Parish Magazine)

You will see elsewhere in this magazine, that the Parish Council are advertising for a Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. This is because after 3 years in post, I have decided to step down in order to spend more time with my family, especially my 1-year old granddaughter. If anyone thinks they may be interested…
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Potterne Parish Council – report from the Parish Clerk (published in the February Parish Magazine)

The first meeting of the new year was held on 8 January and it was good to see that our Unitary Councillor, Anna Cuthbert was once again able to attend after a few month’ absence. Also in attendance was Wiltshire Councillor Jonathan Seed who is the Portfolio Holder for Flooding. Cllr Cuthbert reported that Wiltshire…
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Potterne Parish Council – report from the Parish Clerk (published in the January Parish Magazine)

The December meeting of the Parish Council had a fairly light agenda so there is not too much to report this month. Firstly though, on behalf of the Parish Council, I wish you all a very Happy New Year. I can’t believe that we are in 2020 already – where did 2019 go to? Secondly,…
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From the Parish Council – December 2019 (published in the December issue of the Potterne Parish Magazine)

Last month’s Parish Council meeting was held on 6th November; the draft minutes of that meeting are on the Parish Council website www.potterne.info (see https://tinyurl.com/ppcmins1119) and on all the Parish Council notice boards. The Parish Council meets in the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month; we welcome residents to our meetings, and…
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Stay well this winter

Look after yourself this winter As the dark nights draw in across Wiltshire and winter really starts to bite, it’s worth thinking about how we can all make sure we’re looking after ourselves and staying well over the cold winter months. The NHS recently launched its annual winter campaign – Help Us Help You– which…
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‘Surviving Winter Fund’ grants

The Surviving Winter grant can provide households with £300 to help with winter fuel costs. This is in addition to the winter fuel payment that everyone over 60 receives. Grants are made from funds raised by the Wiltshire Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign and there is no automatic entitlement to the grant if you…
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From the Parish Council – November 2019 (published in the November issue of the Potterne Parish Magazine)

Last month’s Parish Council meeting was held on 9th October; the draft minutes of that meeting are on the Parish Council website www.potterne.info (see https://tinyurl.com/ppcmins1019) and on all the Parish Council notice boards. The Parish Council meets in the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month; we welcome residents to our meetings, and…
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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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Every Mind Matters

Public Health England have joined forces with the NHS, launching a new groundbreaking platform to support mental health. It helps people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. You can find out more at Every Mind Matters.

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