St Mary's Church
A beautiful church at the heart of the village
St Mary's Church Window
The Beautiful Church Window showing the story of the Nativity
The Ship Inn
The 16th century Ship Inn
Upavon Village
Looking towards the Antelope Inn
Triangle House
On the Junction of A345 and A342
River Avon
Running through the centre of Upavon
Christmas Illuminations
The wonderful illuminations in Down's View
St Mary's Church
Inside our lovely church at Christmas
Those pesky Geese
Upavon's much loved Geese in winter

Council Meetings

The next Parish Council Meeting
will be held at the 
 
UPAVON VILLAGE HALL
on
Wednesday 16th January 2019
at 7:00pm
 
All are welcome to attend 

 Issues can be addressed to the Council during the "adjournment". Please submit any issues, concerns or questions in writing, or by e-mail, to the Parish Clerk 48 hours before the meeting in order that a considered response be offered.

Contact Details can be found HERE

Upavon Map

St Mary's Church Upavon, Christmas Program 2018

The Church of St Mary the Virgin,Upavon

invites you to its

annual candlelit Carol Service

on Sunday 16th December at 4.00 p.m.

Followed by refreshments

and to the

Christingle Service

on

Christmas Eve 24th December at 4.00 p.m.

This service is especially for children, parents and grandparents and timed to give you a break from Christmas preparations, and to have a moment from these to relax and enjoy some favourite carols and think of the first Christmas. The Upavon Carol Band will be accompanying all the carols, so come along and join us for one hour of rest, relaxation and a warm and cosy welcome.

Christingle Making Saturday 22nd December at 10am - 12noon

We also invite you to our service of

Christmas Communion at 9.30am on Christmas Day

Everyone is very welcome at all our services

The Upavon Carol Band and Singers 2018

Upavon Carol Band and Singers

Carolsingers

This year the Upavon Carol Band & Singers are out and about for our nineteenth year to bring you a selection of popular Carols. We hope you will join us and play or sing with us — as always it’s in aid of the WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE and all are welcome at the following venues:

MON 17 DEC   THE SWAN, ENFORD 7:30pm
WED 19 DEC   THE SHIP, UPAVON 7:30pm
FRI 21 DEC   THE 7 STARS, BOTTLESFORD 7:30pm
SAT 22 DEC   OUTSIDE VILLAGE SHOP, UPAVON 10:00am
XMAS EVE ST MARY’S CHURCH, UPAVON, CHRSITINGLE SERVICE AT 4:00pm
XMAS EVE   THE ANTELOPE INN, UPAVON from 8.30pm

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND HELP US RAISE A RECORD BREAKING SUM OF MONEY FOR THE WILTSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE — THANK YOU!

CHARLIE & JULIE - 01980-630294 (evenings) e-mail: charlie@parafotos.co.uk

May 11th 2019 in Upavon!

A DATE FOR YOUR 2019 DIARY!

11th MAY 2019

Next year this will be a big day in Upavon.
In the morning there will be the

Annual Plant Fair

in the Village Hall, and in the evening

The White Horse Opera

will sing "Top of the Ops" in St Mary's Church

Please keep this date free

Renewal of older person's standard Wiltshire concessionary bus pass

OLDER PERSONS STANDARD BUS PASS RENEWAL

Temporary Closure of: A342 (Part), Wilford and Charlton (12/02/19 - 13/02/19)

Wiltshire Council
Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
Temporary Closure of: A342 (Part), Charlton and Wilsford (Ref: TTRO 5718)

Notice is hereby given that Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic:
A342 (Part), Charlton and Wilsford; from its junction with Friday Lane to its junction with Andover Road.
To enable: Tarmac to carry out carriageway resurfacing works.
Alternative route: via A342 (unaffected length) – A360 – B3086 – The Packway – A345 -A342 (unaffected Length) and vice versa.
The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs.

This Order will come into operation on 12 February 2019 and the closure will be required between the hours of 19:00 and 06:00 until 13 February 2019. It is anticipated that the works will take the stated duration to complete depending upon weather conditions. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible, although delays are likely due to the nature of the works. The Order will have a maximum duration of 18 months.

For further information please contact Terry Mckenna (Atkins) on 01225730368.
Sustainable Transport Group, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge BA14 8JN
07 February 2019

Speedwatch Volunteers

Local Residents Wanted....

Could you help support your Local Community in reducing Speeding

30mphlg

For more information please Click here

Upavon Rushall and Charlton Link

Upavon Rushall and Charlton Link

When you need transport - help is at hand

Upavon Rushall and Charlton Link - 0750 100 4349

Did you know that Upavon Rushall and Charlton Link can assist with a variety of transport requirements, including:

  • Attending medical and other appointments, such as visiting a solicitor
  • Collecting important items - shopping, prescriptions, library books
  • Visiting friends and relatives in hospital and care homes
  • Making it possible for you to attend a club, day-centre or other social engagements
  • Assisting with unexpected situations when you can’t get somewhere yourself

Especially in rural areas where public transport is limited, this is a good way to help maintain your independence and quality of life. What’s more, you don’t need to be of a certain age to contact Link; anyone who needs assistance is welcome to give them a call, including residents who find themselves without transport on a temporary basis.

Whatever your reason for getting in touch, Link’s friendly team of local volunteers will do their best to help, whenever possible. If you live in Upavon, Rushall or Charlton please keep the above number to hand and spread the word by telling your neighbours.

A similar service operates for the Durrington and Netheravon areas on - 01980 594857.

These numbers can also be provided by Reception at Avon Valley Practice

Charity No. 1001089

St Mary’s PCC have received an offer from their insurers, Ecclesiastical Insurance

To celebrate their 130th anniversary, Ecclesiastical is offering to donate £130 to St Mary’s for every new home insurance policy taken out by our clergy, church workers, volunteers or members of our congregation before 31st December 2018. For more information, please contact Ecclesiastical on 0800 783 0130 quoting TRUST 130

Mobile Library Times 2019

The Mobile Library stops at
Upavon, Fairfield, 10.00-10.25am
Upavon, Watson Close, 10.35-11.00am

  • Monday 17 December, 2018 (this replaces the service scheduled for Monday 24 December, 2018)
  • Monday 21 January, 2019
  • Monday 18 February, 2019
  • Monday 18 March, 2019
  • Monday 15 April, 2019
  • Monday 13 May, 2019
For more information visit the website www.wiltshire.gov.uk

The Ship Inn are collecting used Tasimo pods and Foil packs for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Recycle Tassimo pods and Foil containers for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Please take your used Tassimo Pods and Tassimo outer foil wrappers to The Ship Inn, Upavon for Recycling. 

Every pod makes a difference, did you know Wiltshire Air Ambulance will get 2p per pod!! ...

As a little reminder we can only accept TASSIMO PODS & OUTER FOIL WRAPPERS.
No other brands or cardboard please.

Short Mat Bowls

7:30pm every Thursday at the Village Hall

It's a little over 12 years since the club was founded and it is going from strength to strength, so please come along and join us, it's a very nice social evening, there is no age limit.

 

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