News Views and More from Shrewton

Wiltshire, United Kingdom

News Updates 26 August 2015

From the Wiltshire Parish Newsletter

“Don’t fall victim to telephone scams

We are asking you to be on your guard and not fall victim to telephone scams.  This is following recent reports of someone cold calling people claiming to be from ‘Wiltshire County Council.’ Wiltshire Council, or any other genuine official authority, will never request details such as bank details, passwords or pin numbers over the phone.”

Other News Updates

Wiltshire Newsletter to Parishes – August 2015

A360/B390 Junction Roadworks, Closures and Diversions Commencing 7th September

Workshop/Storage Space Wanted

Walking Festival Durrington September 11, 2015

Parish Council Vacancy

PCC Newsletter Summer 2015

Village Cleanup October 17, 2015

There is a lot of information to be shared, several items can reach me every day. To keep emails to followers to a minimum several items will be covered – with links to each story.  There is now a News Updates page which will provide a history of items of interest. Note it can take a while for items to appear, although it is hoped that this will improve in future (ed).

Visit the news updates page

Wiltshire Public Transport Review – Make your Voice Heard!

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Public transport is something that most of us support in principle and then get our car out.  Not everyone has a car and many people rely upon public transport to get to appointments.  Public transport spending is not just to provide scheduled bus services but also includes funding for community transport services.  You probably have a friend or neighbour who relies on services funded by Wiltshire Council.  The pre-consultation closes on 31st August.  Read on to find out how you can contribute to the spending debate.

Continue reading “Wiltshire Public Transport Review – Make your Voice Heard!”

Children’s Writing Competition and Horticultural Society Talks

Two items in this news item of interest to children with pets and gardeners: Continue reading “Children’s Writing Competition and Horticultural Society Talks”

News Update – August 17th 2015

It is a while since the the last news item.  To avoid followers of the website having multiple emails a number of issues are covered in one.  Please read on – there will I am sure be something of interest including:

  • Shrewton Street Lighting
  • Saving money on your heating oil purchases
  • SPTA newsletter
  • Army basing update
  • Wiltshire Council Parish Newsletter
  • Latest news from The George

Continue reading “News Update – August 17th 2015”

High Street Vehicle Weight “Limit” Decision

During the past week I and others who had made comments on proposed introduction of a 7.5 t weight restriction on our high street received the email quoted below. Continue reading “High Street Vehicle Weight “Limit” Decision”

Trout ‘n About

Stockbridge in Hampshire is the place to be on Sunday 9th August for a fantastic day out for all the family!  Trout ‘n About, Stockbridge’s annual festival of local food, produce and crafts will fill the High Street along with street entertainers, farm animals and vintage tractors. There will be music from local bands on two stages and even a special appearance by The Military Wives Choir.
Continue reading “Trout ‘n About”

Shrewton’s Flood Warden’s Report Winter / Spring 2014-2015

This report reached me some time ago.  It was originally published in Arrowhead.

It is published here for the first time.

Shrewton’s Flood Wardens Report Winter / Spring 2014-2014

Wiltshire Newsletter July and August

Wiltshire Council’s regular newsletters to towns and parishes are available online and can be found here.


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