Sutton Veny Blog

AGM – 31 March 2020

The first Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Sutton Veny Church on 31st March had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The message that would have been delivered at the meeting by the Chairman, Christopher Elliott, was an upbeat one. The annual report and accounts can be viewed via this link. 

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Warminster Food Bank

Warminster Food Bank

In times of crisis food banks become even more important so it would be really good to keep the Sutton Veny donations coming in. The best place to donate is into the receptacles at the supermarkets, but there is now a donation bin in the church porch for any packaged/ tinned foods that you are…

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Parish News

Parish News Update

Many of the uncertainties being experienced by all of us at this time have affected production of the Parish News for May. Any forecast of events for the month is irrelevant but, on the other hand, we are very proud to be able to publicise village news, and especially that relating to the brilliant support…

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Smoke Nuisance – Bonfires

Bonfires during the COVID-19 outbreak Please avoid having any bonfires whilst the Coronavirus controls are in place, particularly during the long Easter weekend. A lot of people at home are vulnerable and any one of your neighbours might have respiratory issues or even be fighting the Coronavirus itself. During this difficult time please think of others…

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St John’s Electoral Roll

Although the Annual Parochial Church Council meeting has been postponed until later in the year, we the PCC have been asked to provide an up to date Electoral Roll for 2020, so in the absence of Philip Clark our Electoral Roll Officer, I have taken on the task. Last year saw year six when all…

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Carol Singing for Fun ……. and in aid of the Friends – 21st Dec 2019

It was a vile night in terms of weather, but the turnout was astounding. About 30 adults and 20 children met up in the church for a quick rehearsal (aided by some mulled wine) before taking a meandering route up to The Woolpack and singing to an assortment of bemused High Street residents and a…

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Sutton Veny Bonfire & Firework Display – 2 Nov 19

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Friends of Sutton Veny Church – Evening Talk with Supper Fri 29 Nov

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Friends of Sutton Veny Church Summer Party – Saturday 27th July

Good weather and good company combined with the Steeple Rocks Choir in good voice to make a very successful inaugural Friends of Sutton Veny Church Summer Party on Saturday 27th July. The tents erected on the Alexander Field adjacent to the churchyard extension were not needed for shelter, but provided a good base for the…

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Ride and Stride – Sunday 14th September 2019

This year’s Ride+Stride takes place on 14 September and there will be prizes for those visiting the most churches and raising the most money. Join us on a bike, on foot or on horseback and help keep Wiltshire’s churches looking beautiful. Half the money raised will be given to the church of your choice and…

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