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How to post your news on Our Community Matters

How to post your news on Our Community Matters

This short tutorial will show you how to register and post news on your new community news site – Our Community Matters. It is easy to register and add news to our new community blog and it will give you a platform to broadcast your news to the wider world.  What is not to love 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…

Dog Litter 2

Dog Litter 2

Case Study – Maiden Bradley Village. . . According to the Flush Doggy Poop Calculator, a 40-pound dog will generate over 250 pounds of waste in one year. If 25% of rural households field a dog (conservative estimate) and 20% of dog owners (come on, be honest) don’t scoop their dog’s poo…well, let’s try the read more…

Dog Litter

Dog Litter

Our beautiful and historic area is host to lots of dogs. (Stats say at least 25% of homes in rural communities field a dog). As a dog fan, we usually say hello and let them have a sniff (you know, to check credentials). However, dogs need looked after in terms of social responsibility, do they read more…

Air Ambulance Fund Raiser 31st August

Air Ambulance Fund Raiser 31st August

We are having a grand fete for the Air Ambulance 31st August 2013 at the Chalke Valley Sports Centre Knighton Road Broadchalke. We have held a fete for a few years now but have not had much support.If you could help we need dancers side shows people to help and donate things for stalls. We read more…