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Boy, 14, airlifted to hospital after serious crash in Market Lavington

A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital after a serious crash in Lavington Lane. 04 Dec 2020

Jamaar Semper will be one of ten MasterChef: The Professionals semi-finalists

A YOUNG chef from Wiltshire has made it through to the semi-finals of the BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals competition. 04 Dec 2020

Danny Kruger, MP for Devizes, calls for better digital connectivity across the 'wastelands of Wiltshire'

Danny Kruger, MP for Devizes, has stressed the need for better internet coverage across rural areas such as Wiltshire’s countryside. 04 Dec 2020

Latest News from
Potterne Parish Council*

Get prepared for Census 2021

Census Day will be Sunday 21 March 2021 This page will be updated as we received information. Find out more at Census 2021 General information 12 Nov 2020

Arrangements for Remembrance Sunday – AMENDED FOR LOCKDOWN

Due to the COVID-19 Lockdown commencing on Thursday, 5th November, the Revs Ali Bridewell and Adrian Burholt, RBL Chairman John Chandler and RBL President Sqn Ldr John Mann have devised an... 04 Nov 2020

Urgent closure of Court Hill – 1 September 2020

Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Urgent Closure of: Court Hill (Part), Potterne WILTSHIRE COUNCIL HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on 1 September 2020 , the following length of road shall... 01 Sep 2020

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Potterne - A Village in Lockdown

Potterne - A Village in Lockdown

Stuart Bridewell says: "As a photographer I felt it right to record, through imagery, the way this Wiltshire village has coped with the current pandemic and what effect it has had on us all. I’ve been bowled over by the resilience, kindness, selflessness and generosity that the majority of villagers have displayed."

See Stuart Bridewell's excellent photographic record of "A Village in Lockdown" on his website here:

REVIEW: Christine, our intrepid secret shopper, purchased two of these made-in-Potterne facemasks, and reports that they are smart and attractive, multi-layered and very carefully finished. The masks came neatly packed in a paper bag with instructions included.


Bringing high speed Fibre Broadband to Potterne - please help!

Potterne Parish Council are making sure that Potterne is not left behind in the internet "slow lane" by investigating the various ways in which we can have Potterne wired for full-fibre broadband - that is, fibre directly to each house and business.

 Your help in the Parish Council's endeavour is needed urgently - please click the button below to find out how.


Video of Wiltshire Council's COVID-19 Webinar - 3 Nov 2020

Angela Rawlins wins  Quiz 6!

Angela Rawlins wins Quiz 6!

"Where in Potterne?" Quiz #6 has a WINNER!
Congratulations to Angela Rawlins - and to noble runners-up Sandra and Maria.
You can download the answers from the Quiz page at where you will also find all the previous "Where in Potterne?" quizzes.
Many thanks to Jackie Sawyer, Quizmaster-in-Chief, for setting Quiz #6.

We'll be back...

"St Mary's Potterne"
- an aerial video by Brian Teeder

Local helicopter pilot Brian Teeder made this superb aerial video of St Mary's Church, Potterne, to say "thank you" to Rev David and Ann Howard when they left Potterne.
(Brian is presently working on a new aerial video of Potterne, and has promised that we can premiere it on Potterne123 when it's finished.)
Make the video full-screen by clicking the full-screen icon at the bottom of the YouTube player.