Scarecrows will once again be appearing all over Aldbourne this year as the village prepares for its Scarecrow Trail - taking place over the weekend of May 20-21. This will be a third annual outing for scarecrows - this time matching a new theme.
An egg hunt without chickens is one of the attractions organised by the National Trust in Avebury- poster at right. These hunts have been running since April 8 with help-yourself-timings between 11.00am and 4.00pm. As well as those Cadbury eggs, you can hunt for spring hares or get creative with
Elliot Lassiter (18) a member of Marlborough and District Junior Athletics Club (MADJA) and the South West Triathlon Academy was presented with a Sports Scholarship Grant of £500 by Baroness Scott of Bybrook OBE, leader of Wiltshire Council in a special ceremony at County Hall, Trowbridge on February 23.
Great Bedwyn-based Lissa Gibbins and Helen Sheehan formed Aide Memoire to record the memories of older people for future generations.
Once a relic rotting on the Downs, made redundant as mechanised farming techniques began to invade the traditional lifestyle of the sheep herder on Wiltshire’s rambling grasslands, and shepherds found that Land Rovers, other 4x4s and Quad Bikes meant that they didn’t have to live out with their sheep, a
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