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Volunteer Cook

Volunteer Cook

Do you have a few hours a week to spend volunteering at Elizabeth House as a cook. We need someone to prepare and serve meals for our client who attend the Centre during the day. If you would like any further information please phone Freda on 01722 323783

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Well you could take your crop to your nearest apple pressing event; there are several that happen around the county of Wiltshire during October and November. Or You could invest buying or hiring equipment and organise an event yourself. What do you need? • Apples – cookers and eaters • People • Some method of read more…

Useful links added to ‘Your community’ page

Useful links added to ‘Your community’ page

Following a suggestion from a user of the site, links to the ‘My area’ and ‘Neighbourhood planning’ sections of the Wiltshire Council website have now been added on the ‘Your community’ page (under the ‘Local info’ tab).  The ‘My area’ section is a great resource to find out information regarding your local rubbish and recycling collection dates, councillor, read more…

Rubbish, Wind, and Gravity

Rubbish, Wind, and Gravity

Being woken up in the middle of the night by tin cans rolling around outside the house along Church Street, Maiden Bradley, kick-started this topical case study. It was quite the adventure; out in the dark and the wind and the rain – litter picking! CASE STUDY During the recent stormy weather our village was read more…

Dead Battery Blues?

Dead Battery Blues?

This winter why not take the plunge and buy a battery charger and a second car battery? Keep your old battery (as spare) charged up and NEVER travel without it in the boot (with appropriate spanners). A spare car battery is also handy for those freezing mornings when you find your fitted car battery is read more…