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         Village Hall AGM
The Village Hall Committee AGM will be held in the Village Hall, Main Street, Wolston
7.30pm on Thursday, 30th November 2017.

Look here for more news about a recent
facelift of our Village Hall 


Wolston Christmas Tree 2017
Everybody is invited to a short ceremony to celebrate the switch on of the 2017 Christmas Tree lights, supported by the Dunchurch Silver Band.
Friday December 1st at 7pm
Includes mulled wine and mince pies !

The tree is still growing so it may be bigger than this when it arrives ! Click the pic to enlarge

Handmade Craft Fair
Wolston Village Hall
Sunday 19th November
11am – 3.30pm

Lots of handmade crafts by local artists


It's time to get your flu vaccinations !
Look here for more information

FEELING SAXY
A fantastic jazz concert in Wolston Village Hall by very musical students from Warwick University.
Click to enlarge picture

Half Moon, Wolston
The Half Moon has re-opened ! Live music on Saturday evenings, and good food available..


Wolston Surgery - Patient Reference Group
The minutes of the July meeting of the Wolston surgery 'Patient Reference Group'  are here.
The most recent NHS 'GP Patient Survey' report on the practice is here, and the report of the most recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission is here.


Housing Needs Survey 2017
The report of the analysis of the responses received to the Housing Needs Survey undertaken earlier this year is now available.
For more information and to download a copy of the report, look here.


RBC Local Plan

The draft RBC Local Plan has now been endorsed by the Council, and submitted to the Secretary of State for examination. A decision is expected in early 2018. Read more …


Dates for your diary
 AGM at Wolston Village Hall – November 17th
Christmas Quiz - November 24th


Rose and Crown, Wolston

Darren and family are delighted to introduce themselves as your new long term resident landlords at the Rose and Crown. In addition to a wide range of drinks we will soon start to serve meals, including a range of main courses, burgers, pies and delicious puddings. Our aim is to make this your first choice of venue as a family friendly community pub, so please pop in and say Hello.

Your friendly local, with proper pub food and free wi-fi. See our new menu here.
024 7798 1840


Wolston Graden Club logo

Wolston Garden Club

Our meetings are held at Wolston Village Hall, commencing at 7.30, on the third Thursday of the month. Please refer to the 2017 programme for any variations. Membership for the year is £15. Guests, at £4 each, are welcome at any meeting.

If you have any queries about Garden Club, please telephone Valerie Griffin on (024) 7654 5469. We are not a Horticultural Society ! We are a group of people that enjoy gardens and associated topics. You don't necessarily need to have a garden or like gardening to be a member as the talks are of general interest.


River Avon at Wolston
River Avon at Wolston - View from The Plantation




Wolston Allotment Association
Welcome to the growing season at
Wolston Allotments !
For those of you that haven’t visited the allotments recently, I’d like to keep you up to date with some of the changes. Read more ...

Preparing for Emergencies in Warwickshire
A new, easy to read guide recently published by WCC. As well as links to download the document this article also contains links to other relevant documents and websites.
Read more here.







Welcome to the new version of the

Wolston Village Community Website

If you want to comment on the content, or suggest how things here may be improved, please send an email to webmaster.wolston@gmail.com
Maintenance of this website is done on a voluntary basis, and the hosting costs are
funded by Wolston Parish Council.


Emmett 1 day 'easy muscle release' course
(EMM-Tech)

Come and learn something new & very useful !
Great CPD if you need it!
Friday 24th November 2017
Wolston Village Hall, CV8 3HJ - 09.30 - 17.30
Full details here


Need volunteer help ?
Do you need a team of volunteers to help your community group or charity with a short term task/project?
Look here for a possible answer to your problem.

Wolston Village Map - Update
The village map on display next to the 'phone box on the village green needs replacing. Wolston PC wish to take this opportunity to update the artwork and residents are invited to suggest any changes  that they feel may add value to the map.
Read More ...  


Wolston Fields Farm Quarry
Update showing different stages of gravel extraction - look here


Wolston and Brandon
Garden Walkabout 2017

Some pictures taken  at the
2017 Garden Walkabout are here 

Music score
VILLAGE VOICES

Village Voices are a group of ladies
who
like to sing !
We meet on Tuesday evenings at 7.OO p.m. in the Baptist Chapel, Wolston and each pay £2.50 to cover expenses. No auditions are required. We sing for our own pleasure but those of us who want to we do sometimes give public performances - for instance this year we will be singing at the Garden Walkabout in July.

 Not sure if you would like it ? Then why not just come along and join us one evening to see if you would enjoy it. There will be no pressure to come again !


Do you use the 86 bus and have a smartphone ?
Did you know that Stagecoach West Midlands now have an ‘app’ that gives real time information on position and next arrival timings of all their buses.
You can download the app from this link

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme
If you can’t get a broadband speed of at least 2Mb per second, you could qualify for
a subsidised connection worth up to £350
to boost your internet speed.

Look here for details of how to apply
.


To check what broadband speed is currently available at your property enter your postcode on this page



Click the logo for the latest news from WCAVA. This is fantastic resource with
access to all the latest grant funding information.




Wolston Parish Council - Budget 2018
Wolston PC will shortly be compiling its budget for the next financial year, and invites residents and community groups to submit proposals for funding for 2018. For full details look here.

Public Space Protection Order- Dogs

Rugby Borough Council have recently published a new Public Space Protection Order which sets out responsibilities of people with control of dogs in public places. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of £1000. Full details here.


      Remembrance Sunday

A service of remembrance was  held at the War Memorial, Wolston, on Sunday 12th November, to remember those who served and gave their lives so that we may live ours.


SILVER SURFERS

Over 50?
Not sure how to use your computer or navigate the Internet ?
Need help with your IPad ?

Then click here to find out how to learn more about free courses at our local library !

NB: This course is under threat of
closure due to low attendance


Incident Reports and Scam alerts from Warwickshire Police and WCC
Notes of recent scam attempts and what to do if you suspect that you may be a victim of a scam.
Updated  13th November. Read more ...


HOW TO SOLVE A PROBLEM
LIKE DOG FOULING

                            Read more...



New fiction available from Warwickshire libraries: October - November 2017

Wolston Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan logoThe next meeting of  the Wolston Neighbourhood Plan 'Steering Group'
w
ill held on
Tuesday 11th January 2018
at 7.30pm
in St Margaret's Church Rooms
.
A meeting will not be held in December.

Meetings normally last no more than an hour
and all residents are invited to attend.
The Neighbourhood Plan team are actively seeking residents views and opinions, plus support and skills, to help us develop a Plan for Wolston. If you feel that you have an opinion, or skills, energy or time to support us, in any way whatsoever, please contact the team on: ndp.wolston@yahoo.co.uk
The Agenda and other papers for
the meeting will be or already are on this page.

For more information about the Wolston Neighbourhood Plan and Neighbourhood Planning in general, look here


Caleb Cinema Club
St. Margaret's Church Rooms,
Friday 8th December 1.30pm. £2
Legend of Sleepy Hollow:
Ichabod Crane, the new schoolteacher at Sleepy Hollow, has strange looks that make some people suspicious - but he has a very high opinion of himself as he tries to woo the daughter of a wealthy farmer.
Followed by tea and biscuits and a chat.

Early start Sessions
at Wolston Library and Children's Centre

Look here to learn about how talking singing and reading to your bump promotes bonding and development !

Dog Encounters
There has been an incident in the Recreation Ground when a dog, off its lead, went bounding over to the kissing gate at the Brook Street entrance and knocked over a child and in doing so scratched the youngster's face and then jumped up at another child. Both young children were upset by the incident, allegedly while the dog's owner was across the other side of the field, unaware of the incident.

For more about this, and a wider look at the laws relating to dogs, look here.


WI LogoWolston WI meet at the Village Hall at 8pm in the second Thursday of each month. Why not come along and join us.
Our programme of events for 2017 is here and here

IMPORTANT
Community Transport Schemes
for details of services that may help your group organise a day out, provide transport to or from hospital or other essential needs. All are either FREE or run as a voluntary service on an ‘at cost’ basis.

Read more


CSW Broadband Logo Click the logo to check the latest status of the rollout of high speed broadband to Wolston, and whether it is available at your address yet.


Photographs of Old Wolston
Do you have any pictures of old Wolston ?
To help complete a photograpic record of old Wolston the Brandon Bretford and Wolston History Group need your help to complete some gaps in their records.

For a list of the places and buildings of which pictures are most sought please click here.


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