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Wolston Wins a Gold Award in
'Rugby in Bloom' Competition
Wolston War Memorial Gardeners are delighted to advise that they have been awarded a Gold award in the 2018 Rugby in Bloom competition, in the 'Community Gardens' category. The award will be presented at a Ceremony in the Benn Hall on the evening of Wednesday 19th September.
Many thanks go to the Wolston Ladies Knitting and Craft Group who kindly produced sufficient knitted poppies, one for each man whose name appears on the War Memorial. Appreciation also goes to all the village residents and passing walkers who stop for a chat whenever we are gardening.

Wolston Neighbourhood Plan
Urgent - Volunteers Needed
Please get involved - without your help and opinions we do not have a Plan, and if Wolston does not have a Plan we do not have a say in its future. Look here for details of how you may be able to help.

Wolston Photo Competition 2018
Entries for this year's photo competition should be submitted at the Baptist Church on Thursday 11th October between 4pm and 7pm. For the poster with all the details look here, or for just the rules of the competition, look here

RBC Local Plan
Following the Local Plan examination hearings earlier this year, the Planning Inspector proposed modifications to the Local Plan in order to make it sound. The revised plan, published here, is now available for public consultation until 5th October.

Caleb Cinema Club

Friday 12th October 1.30pm at St. Margaret's Church Rooms, £2

The Secret Life of Bees

Set in South Carolina in 1964. Lily Owens is a 14 year-old girl who is taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, where Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping. 

Followed by tea and biscuits and a chat !
Next month: 'Australia '

Wolston Neighbourhood Plan

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  The next meeting of the
Wolston Neighbourhood Plan
'Steering Grou
p'
will held on
Tuesday 9th October 2018
at 7.30pm
in St Margaret's Church Rooms.

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.


Fly Tipping
A new Government consultation, which addresses many aspects of waste management, including fly tipping, is now available for comment.
Details are here


Children’s Football in Wolston

Brinklow FC under 7s (current year 2), are looking for 2 or 3 new players to join the club. We train on Monday nights 6pm – 7pm at Wolston Leisure Centre and play semi- competitive matches against other local clubs on Saturday mornings at Dyers Lane. Read more

Wolston Surgery - Patient Reference Group
The most recent meeting of the PRG was held on Thursday 1st March 2018 - notes of the meeting will be published here soon. If you have any items that you wish to raise please let the receptionist know, or email to CRCCG.EnquiriesWolston@nhs.net .
The Notes of the October 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.


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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 2018 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

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

Wolston Village Community Website

If you want to comment on the content, have noticed an error or a broken URL, wish to suggest how things here may be improved or have an article suggested for publication, 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.

Flower Festival
Wolston Baptist Church
Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September at 10.30 - 4.30

Harvest Festival service
11am on Sunday 23rd 
All welcome - refreshments available.
Full details here

Wolston Warriors F.C.


We are a newly formed local football team called 'Wolston Warriors'. This is our first season of playing together and most of our players are from Wolston and the surrounding area. We play every Sunday in the local league, and our home games are held (normally at 11:00am) at the Recreation Ground, Dyers Lane.      Read more

 

Finham Choral Society 'In Concert'
at St Margaret's Church, Wolston
with St Margaret's own 'Tall Order'
Saturday 13th October at 6.30pm.
All proceeds in aid of the church floor.
Tickets £5 each, including refreshments.
Full details here 

RBC - Dog Control:
Public Space Protection Order
With effect from 1st September Rugby Borough Council have introduced a new Public Space Protection Order which enforces new restrictions on dog owners in the Borough.
Full details are available here.
Earl Craven Community Forum
The next meeting of the EC Community Forum will be held at Wolston Leisure Centre on Tuesday 25th September starting at 7.pm for informal 'drop in' session and coffee etc.. with a formal start at 7.30pm. Minutes of previous meetings, and the Agenda for this meeting, will be published here.

Electric Blanket Testing
Make sure your electric blanket is safe for use this coming winter - have it tested free at Rugby Fire Station on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Call 01926 414024 to book an appointment, or alternatively call Maria, the PC Clerk on 024 7654 5515 and arrange to drop off your blanket at the PC office. Maria will then arrange a bulk test session and you can collect your blanket from the office without having had to travel to Rugby.
Full details here.

Changes to bus route 86
From 21st July the route and times of bus 86 will be changed. The route number will also be changed from 86 to 96.
Look at the Stagecoach Timetable for full details of the changes.

Brandon and Wolston
Community Speed Watch

is looking for new members.
Now that the weather is becoming warmer we plan to spend more time out with our speed camera. If you have time to contribute to this valuable community activity then please contact Maria, the Clerk to Wolston PC, either 02476 545515 or email 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 Fields Farm Quarry

Update showing different stages of gravel extraction - look 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.

 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 !



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

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


Handcrafted Delights
Handmade Craft Fair
Sunday 18th November 11am - 3pm
Wolston Village Hall

Lots of lovely handmade crafts – all made by the artist selling them
Ideal Christmas presents!
Free admission - Tea, coffee and cake available
Queries: 07976 711002
www.handcrafteddelights.co.uk
 

Warwickshire Police
Rugby Rural Central - incudes Wolston
September 2018 update here

Pile of booksNew fiction available from
 Warwickshire Libraries
August - September 2018

Silver Surfers

Happy PCOver 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 !

Some vacancies available - book now ! 


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.
 Read more ...


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 2018 is here.

Look here for pictures taken of trips and events in 2018, our Centenary Year.  

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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The RSN Online site is updated every week

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