South Wraxall Parish Council

From Margaret Carey:

Meeting of the South Wraxall Parish Council to be held at the Village Hall on Wednesday 31st May 2017 commencing at 7.00 p.m. to consider the following Agenda.

1.         To receive any apologies for absence

2.         Public Question Time

3.         Declarations of Interests and Chairman’s announcements

4.         To consider the following planning applications:

17/02890/FUL           80B Upper South Wraxall, Bradford on Avon
Demolish existing single storey side extension and erect a two storey side extension and single storey rear extension (resubmission of 16/08778/FUL)

5.         Items of report and future agenda items

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Afternoon Tea at St James’s

From Jean Atkin:

This week, on Thursday 25th May from 2:00 until 5:30 pm, we are holding our first Afternoon Tea in St James’s Church.  Do come along and join us for sandwiches and other savouries, a selection of delicious cakes, with tea, coffee and soft drinks.  We serve teas from the Longs Chapel, with tables inside our beautiful church and outside if the weather is fair.

Bring your family and friends and spend a relaxing afternoon.

All proceeds go to church funds.

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Ladder & Washing Line Available Free

From Phil Knowling:

Aluminium Double Extension Ladder, 3.9m closed/6.9m extended, and 4 arm Rotary Washing Line with cover, both available for free.

Call Phil Knowling in Upper Village on 01225 864996.


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South Wraxall Village Hall Photo Competition

From Angela Clarence:

Calling all Villagers, Children, Relatives & Guests!
We need your Photos – Deadline 31 May!
What cool images are already stored on your devices?
Under 13’s why not get snapping over half term?

*£50 voucher from London Camera Exchange, Bath
*2 Photoshoots at Clifton Photographic Bath or Bristol for 2 People
family-superhero-fairy etc with 1 framed 5”x 5” & three 7” x 5” prints
*One Day Family Pass to Lacock Abbey & Photo Museum
*Capturing the Light (a thrilling tale of the birth of photography)
*16GB Kingston Memory Stick + Computer Screen Cleaning Kit
* Nexus – the intriguing numbers game for all ages
(and more)

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Update on South Wraxall Village Fete 10th June

From Tracy Dunn:

Preparation for the fete is well and truly underway.  It will kick off at 1pm, starting with a performance from the Trowbridge majorettes, bake off, dressage display, children’s mini olympics and finally the infamous tug of war – lower vs upper village.

We also have many other attractions; classic car show, pony rides, coconut shy, face painting, to name a few.

And don’t forget the pre-fete walking football match at 12pm.

RAFFLE tickets are available at the pub or club, or from Marian Marsh, Nicky Minter, Tracy Dunn and Lynne Barstow.

There are still a few tickets available for the EVENING PARTY having sold 160 already! Please email to purchase tickets.


  • we are still short of 2 gazebos
  • And looking for 2 volunteers to help serve food between 7 and 9.30pm

Please email with your offers.

Thank you and let’s wish for some lovely weather. ☀️ ☀️ ☀️

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Reminder for Toddlers’ Tattle

From Gill Fairhurst:

This Wednesday, May 17th from 9.30am – 11.30am in South Wraxall Village Hall. Refreshments, cookies and a new ride on ….!

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Village Fete Bake Off

From Laura Lodge:

Bake-off flyer 2017 2

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