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St Cyriac's Under Fours and Fives
Monday afternoons 2pm-3pm(ish!)
New mothers and babies always welcome. Stories, songs, toys and time for tea and chat - Lacock Vicarage, Folly Lane, Lacock.
Starts again on September 6th 2004

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Sally Wheeler 730272
Church Cafe
Monday afternoons 3pm-4pm. A chance for Lacock residents to meet together for tea and a chat.
Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust Cycle Ride
This year the Great Cycle Ride will be on Sat Sep 11th. Participants are invited to visit as many churches as possible, choosing their own route. Money raised bys ponsorship will be divided between the HCT and a church of your own choice. This is a chnace to enjoy the Wiltshire countryside and tor aise some money for the church.
Sponsor forms and information re at the back of the Church. We shall need stewards between 10am and 5pm that day to welcome cyclists and sign their forms. If you can spare an hour, please sign the form at the back of the church.
There were eight councillors present at the Parish Council meeting held on Monday 12 July 2004. Also present were three members of the public and Dick Tonge (District Councillor)
Regarding the casual vacancy on the Council, NWDC had confirmed that no requests for an election were received. The Parish Council had received only one application for the post - from mrs Heather McKibbin and she was unanimously co-opted as a Parish Councillor.
The following planning applications were considered and no objections raised:
amended plans for internal and external alterations and single storey extension to agricultural building to convert to 3 workshop units at Wick Farm; external alterations to provide pair of French doors to west elevation at New Farm; removal of two plum trees at Lacock Abbey; felling of one poplar tree at the Old Rectory. With regard to an application for the erection of a three bay garage at De Bijenkopf the Council felt that the size of the proposed building was excessive in relation ot the dwelling house. The Planning Inspectorate has advised that an inquiry will be held re land at Notton Park on 15 March 2005 at the Council Offices Monkton Park, Chippenham.
Recent rubbish collection problems in East Street were highlighted and it was agreed that NWDC be asked to send a smaller vehicle to collect at the same time as Nethercote Hill.
The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Monday 13 Sep at 7.30pm in the Manor Room. Members of Press and Public are cordially invited to attend.
Between 9th and 10th July a fencing unit was stolen from fields in Notton and on the 23rd a bag and contents was stolen from a premises in the village. Overnight 12/13th cash was stolen from a premise in Church Street. Some of the cash has been recovered and an offender identified.
Bristol's Biggest Ever Family Picnic. Saturday Sep 18th on College Green to celebrate the International Year of the Family.
Games, Bnds, Music, Service of Thanksgiving 1.30pm in the Cathedral.
The next meeting will be on 20th Sep, when we shall have a service at Anne's and hope to follow it with tea on the Common or in the churchyard (in church if wet!).
This is an open letter to everyone who has an interest in local history. you may have attended all our meetings, just a few or none at all.
We were formed in 1988 and since then have met on more than 40 occasions, both visiting places of special interest and having excellent speakers in the Village Hall. We would now like to hear from you regarding our future. Should we remain just an informal group or should we, like all other historical societies I have contaced, have a formal constitution? This need not be a long wordy document but something quite simple - Dr Alan Dodge has offered me a copy of the one they have at Freshford.
My own view is that now we have been given some intersting scrpbooks, photos, census returns, etc. it would be the right time to have a written constitution. We would then have an AGM o[pen to everyone when officers and a commmittee would be elected. What do you think? Would you like to get more involved? Please let me have your reply as soon as possible.
John Tayler, Chairman, 1 Reybridge, Lacock 01249 730466
Our next meeting will be in the Manor Room on Wed 8 Sept at 7.30pm, when Jill Bowden, a registrar, will give a talk - Hatches, Matches and Dispatches.
Our programme for 2005 is now being prepared and we would welcome suggestions for both outside visits and talks in the Manor Room. Please let Jenny Harding or John Taylor know what you would like us to arrange.
National Tenants Association of the National Trust
Lacock First Steps for Parents & Toddlers
Monday afternoons 2pm-3pm (ish!)
Stories, songs, toys and time for tea and chat
Lacock Vicarage, Folly Lane
Click to see more information on 2Day website.
Corsham's own 2Day website with lots of info about Corsham, St Bartholomew's church, etc
Email Lacock.2day.ws
Gastard's own 2day website. See Gastard news and church services.
Neston's own 2Day website. Click to see events, church services, etc. at Neston
VILAGE TENNIS COURT
This is now open for use. Bookings for using the court are to be made via Mr hands in the Village Shop.
Christmas Bazaar
Sat 27 Nov at 2pm in Village Hall. Please put this date in your diary. Janet and Sarah would be very grateful if you could start collecting such items as unused or unwanted gifts, books, bottles, jams, chutneys, plants and bric a brac.
This year more volunteers are needs to help on stalls - please let Janet (730318) or Sarah (730201) know if you can help. Thank you.
Lacock Broadband
Broadband has arrived!
Email Deborah Burr with any queries.