Village Breakfasts return, starting Sunday 11th September

From Georgina Parker:

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Reminder: barbecue at The Club, Saturday, 20th August

Full details here.

Posted in South Wraxall news

Dachshund puppy anyone?

From Phillipa Bruce:

Our Dachshund wire haired Brindle pups will be ready to go at the end of August. Please contact Phillipa on 07729296679  (Avenue Lodge).


Also, we still need old news papers for the litter.


Posted in South Wraxall news

All welcome to an Open Evening at South Wraxall Village Hall, Friday 9 September at 6.30pm

From Gill Fairhurst:

How would you like to use the village hall?  Call in and enjoy a drink and light refreshments and give us your views.  An opportunity, too, to see what’s  on offer and to help us plan future improvements.


Posted in Village Hall

Job opportunities at the Longs Arms

From Rob and Liz:

We offer unique opportunities for working in a friendly and supportive environment. Our employees are key to our success and we value them greatly. Full and part time positions available, and evening and weekend work for friendly and motivated individuals. Previous experience is preferred, but not essential.

Candidates must be passionate about providing excellent service, and be enthusiastic team members.

 The ideal candidates will:

  • provide direct support to the owners, and work closely with them to ensure the smooth operation of the day to day running of the business
  • assist in the management of the team and act as mentor to new staff
  • work to a consistently high standard and provide outstanding customer service
  • be personable and engaging to ensure every interaction exceeds customers’ expectations and have the ability to develop key relationships with all our customers
  • have the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • manage incoming enquiries, and take customer bookings
  • assist with the ordering of stock
  • assist with cellar management
  • manage incoming stock deliveries

Full training will be provided and we support career development with various training opportunities.

Please email your CV to if interested – we’d love to hear from you!

Posted in Longs Arms, Village Businesses

Liberal Democrats barbecue at The Club, Saturday, 20th August

Bradford on Avon Liberal Democrats are delighted to invite you to a barbecue at South Wraxall Club, 37, Lower Wraxall, Bradford on Avon, BA15 2RZ on Saturday 20th August at 7pm.


In 1915 South Wraxall Club was a Liberal Club. It is inspirational to those of us with liberal leanings to think that our small village could sustain a Liberal Club of its own. Bradford on Avon Lib Dems have chosen to celebrate recent strong growth in numbers here.

Kelvin has kindly offered to man the bar and Adam Tucker is making his excellent Ellbridge South Wraxall sausages for the barbecue which will be served with a variety of salads – all for sale on the night.

Do come if you have even a trace of liberal spirit or if you simply fancy a night in our excellent club. There will also be live rhythm and blues from John Hutchinson and Sandy Mourant.

Please request a free ticket from This will help us to know how many sausages to ask Adam to make.

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Ride + Stride event for churches, Saturday, 10th September

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From Ian and Diane Millard:

Calling all walkers, cyclists, horseriders and mobility scooterists! Saturday 10th September is this year’s Ride+Stride event, an excellent opportunity to walk, cycle, ride a horse or scoot around the churches and chapels of Wiltshire to raise money for St. James and the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust.

Half of all money raised goes to St. James, and the other half is used by the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust to award grants to churches with special maintenance needs.

Last year Ride+Stride raised over £52,000 for Wiltshire’s churches, and 34 churches benefited from Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust grants, ranging from £400 to £10,000. Our church has received grants from the Trust in the past to help with maintenance and repairs.

You don’t have to be young and super-fit: just strolling between one church and another can constitute participation in Ride+Stride, and most sponsors are generous enough to reward even the shortest of journeys. For the more competitive, however, there are cash prizes for the best achievers, including several for under 16-year-olds, and parishes which mobilise large numbers of participants can compete for the Brooke Cup (plus £500) and Junior Group Cup for the under-18s (plus £100).

How about another Club strollathon to Monkton Farleigh, or even further afield?

Anyone can join in on September 10th.. To get ideas for routes visit: or .

For more information, contact Diane Aderyn (863472 or or visit

We will be opening St. James to welcome Ride+Stride participants so if you are able to volunteer to serve some refreshments (which will be provided) and stamp sponsorship forms for an hour or so, please let Diane know.

Posted in Church, Events