Monthly Archives: February 2016

Open Garden and Plant Fair

National Garden Scheme Open Garden and Macmillan Plant Fair

June 26th. 11.00am – 5.00pm.

Independent nurseries who know and care about plants with imaginative stalls offering accessories for your home and garden.

Refreshments, free parking. Admission £4.00, under 16’s free.

Oakwood Farm, Crossing Lane, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wilts. SN16 9PY.
Event enquiries; Kate 07876316529

Wiltshire Council’s Budget for 2016/17

Wiltshire Council’s budget for 2016/17 was approved by members yesterday (23 February).

The presentation used at the public meetings in Devizes, Chippenham, Trowbridge and Salisbury earlier this month are on the council website ( along with accompanying speaker’s notes. Please share these with any individuals or groups who may wish to see them.

The council’s budget papers are also available online at

Many thanks
Sean Chacksfield
Communications officer – news and information
Communications team
Wiltshire Council

Litter Pick

Saturday 5th March, 10am

Come along to the Annual Litter pick and help to keep Hankerton tidy.
Last year the litter pick helped Hankerton win the award for best kept small village in North Wiltshire.

Meet at Pear Tree Cottage, Cloatley Road (opposite Church Lane)
For more information contact Dave Wood, tel. 577115

John Thorne

Lent Lunch and Church Supper

A couple of dates for your diary !


North Aisle Community area
Saturday 27 February 2016 (following  the usual coffee morning)
12noon – 1.30pm.
Soup, Bread, and Cheese.

The lent lunch is supporting Brighter Futures the Radiotherapy Scanner Appeal for Great Western Hospital

North Aisle Community Area
Saturday 12 March 2016
7pm     £10
Bar     Raffle

Tickets from Philip Carter 575465 or Chris Betts 577123


Charlton Village Hall

Local residents and users of the Village Hall and Playing Field in Charlton are invited to an open meeting on Thursday 11 February 2016 from 7.30 p.m.  to discuss the future of these important local amenities.

Please come along to show your support.

Refreshments will be provided.

Thanks Anne Hodgkins