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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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Sutton Veny Produce Stall

Here in Sutton Veny we have a wonderful institution that has happened every year since 1983 – our Produce Stall. With the help of a merry band of villagers over the years we have managed to make it a great part of our village life. This year our Produce Stall will run from 6 July…

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Friends News – 4 – 5 May 2019

The church, but mainly the churchyard, was on show over the early May Bank holiday weekend. On Saturday 4 May Sutton Veny hosted the annual seminar of the Wiltshire Living Churchyards and Cemeteries Project. Based mainly in the Village Hall, the gathering of over 50 people heard a range of stimulating talks before being led…

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Anzac Service 2019

Late April sees the church and its churchyard playing a central role in the ANZAC commemorations that Sutton Veny takes very seriously. On the morning of ANZAC Day (25 Apr) the church was filled with all pupils and staff from school, some parents, grandparents and also special visitors with Australian or New Zealand connections. One…

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Wiltshire Community Policing

Warminster Rural Report – April 2019

Please find the Warminster Rural Network April Edition available for download.

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Brian Long

Brian Long – doing a Marathon for Age UK

Brian Long is doing the London Marathon to raise money for Age UK – a great cause. His donation page is here: Donate Here. Further details are below:      

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WW1 Base Drum and Band Concert – 12th November 10-30 am to 11-30 am

In 2013 the Footscray-Yarraville City Band discovered, in their store room, a WW1 bass drum which had been out of use and stored since the 1960’s. On the inside of this drum were found six inscriptions written by WW1 soldiers. The inscriptions indicate the drum was used at the Australian training camps at Fovant and…

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