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Free access for local resid...

The history of free access for local residents Since 1901 an entrance fee has been charged to visitors to Stonehenge. The land was originally in private ownership, but in 1918 Stonehenge was given to the Commissioners of Works by Cecil Chubb (who was subsequently ...more

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The Pub is the Hub

The village pub is a vital centre or hub of community life, but it can also provide essential services beyond the usual drinks, food or entertainment. In a nutshell ‘The Pub is the Hub’ is an organisation of specialist voluntary advisors ...more

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Village Youth Clubs

‘The percentage of children living in rural settlements with ‘reasonable’ access by cycling to a secondary school was 28%, compared with 56% in all urban settlements.’ (Statistical Digest of Rural England, 2014) In a nutshell: A Community based, ...more

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Figgle Fest

In a nutshell: In 2012, we set up a Picnic in the Park to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee. We used the village playing field next to the village hall and set up children’s entertainment and live music for the older family members. It was so successful ...more

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Local history walks

“Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of death in under 75s in England.” – Wiltshire JSA A history walk can bring the past to life, telling the story of a community and the people who have lived there over the centuries.  Walking regularly ...more

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