Crime Avoidance and Proactive Policing

A reminder about some of the ways you can avoid being a victim of crime.  Fake Wiltshire Council Callers From Wiltshire Council “We have been getting reports of a man calling up local residents claiming to be from Wiltshire Council looking to conduct a survey about an accident the person on the phone has had. Calls of this nature should be treated with suspicion as we would never cold call anyone by telephone or at someone’s door.  We will never request bank details, passwords or pin numbers over the phone. These types of calls should be reported to Action Fraud on … Continue reading Crime Avoidance and Proactive Policing

Local GP Practices Ranked

Shrewton GP Practices were rated in the GP Patient Survey is an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey was sent out to over a million people across the UK. 13,622 questionnaires were distributed in Wiltshire and 6,986 were completed and returned. The survey asks how people feel about their GP practice on a range of expectations, such as ease of getting appointments, waiting times, helpfulness of staff and confidence in doctors. The image below is a snapshot from the NHS England GP Practice Survey results.  Click the image to see the snapshot full size. … Continue reading Local GP Practices Ranked

News Update 18 July, 2016

In this edition:

  • Road works
  • The George Planning Application
  • Till Valley Link Garden Party
  • Shrewton Village Trail
  • Festival of Archaeology – Salisbury Museum
  • Amesbury Area Board – Meeting in Shrewton
  • Become a Stallholder at Salisbury Late Night Market
  • Walk for Alzheimer Society

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In this edition:

  • Phone Call Scams – and call minder phone advice
  • Volunteers wanted for Shrewton Youth Club
  • Plume’s House Quiz – 29th June
  • Summer Music in the Park Salisbury
  • Learning Opportunities for 18-24 year olds
  • Crimes/incidents in the Amesbury Rural area for May 2016

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Summer Solstice

Full details of the arrangements for access to Stonehenge are available on the English Heritage site. POLICING: The policing of the event will change from previous years with more police circulating the local area. The main aim of the operation is to keep traffic flowing, by enforcing the removal of vehicles obstructing access for other road users. Vehicles obstructing access to properties will be removed. Emergency Vehicles will be given priority to access the village. The contact number and reference code to be used in the event of inappropriate parking or where there is a need to ask for assistance … Continue reading Summer Solstice

Ethel Towl

Thank you to Rev. Eleanor Rance for this message ‘Dear friends, ‘I have no doubt you have already been told, but if not, Ethel Towl died last week following a fall at home and a very short stay in hospital. She was 104 and had lived in Shrewton all her life. Her nieces have made plans for her funeral and I would like to make sure that the village is aware. I will be mailing ‘my’ contacts, but I think it would be great to get the message out as widely as possible. ‘Ethel is the last in the line … Continue reading Ethel Towl