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A MUSIC and drama centre in Corsham is celebrating after receiving a grant of more than £18,000 from Arts Council England. 12 Jul 2020
Steve Wragg 11 Jul 2020
UNDER pressure foodbanks that are struggling to cope during the coronavirus emergency and looming economic crisis have been given a boost by a leading housebuilder. 11 Jul 2020
REVIEW: Christine, our intrepid Potterne123.uk 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.
Potterne Parish Council
Nominations should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 24 July.
"Where in Potterne?" Quiz 5 Winners!
Potterne Parish Magazine - July 2020This is the Parish Newsletter for July 2020! Nesta Pudney is hoping that she and her team will be able to revert to a proper printed Parish Magazine next month.
(You can make it full-screen by clicking on the double-arrow icon at the bottom of the window.)
"St Mary's Potterne" - an aerial video by Brian Teeder
(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.
Potterne Good Neighbours
St Mary's Church, the George & Dragon Inn, Potterne Parish Council and Wiltshire Council have got together to help in the coronavirus crisis.
If you are self-isolating and need help with food shopping, picking up medicines, urgent errands, dog walking, or simply a friendly phone call, please get in touch - there are Good Neighbours covering all areas of Potterne, and their phone numbers are on the "How to get in contact" leaflet linked to the button below.
In addition, the George & Dragon Inn is providing take-away or delivered hot meals; their take-away menu, and a special over-65s menu, are linked below. (Menus updated 31 May 2020.)
Every Wednesday, from 2pm to 3pm (note the changed times), there will be a Food Bank operating in the Village Hall - please also bring any donations during this time. If you need a food parcel, please contact your area Good Neighbour.
Click the buttons below to see the leaflets with all the information you need:
From the start, Potterne123.uk has videos, photos and articles - and information about the superb "Good Neighbours" scheme being run by Rev Ali and her team. Furthermore, we have an online version of April's Parish Magazine. If you have anything that you think would be interesting to others in Potterne, do please send it to me.
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Best wishes - and please keep safe,