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Welcome to Collingbourne Ducis on the North East corner of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, U.K.
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Septembers’s Diary of Events
Regular Groups and Societies meetings: Beavers: Monday evenings at Kingston Village Hall from 17.45 until 18.45 during term-time. Cubs: Cubs meet on Wednesdays at 6.30 pm during term time, Kingston Village Hall  Scouts: Fridays at 7.15 pm in term time, Kingston Village Hall. The Collingbournes & Everleigh Society of Ringers, The band practice every Monday 7.30 - 9 pm, at Ducis on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. COLLINGBOURNE PETANQUE CLUB Play at the Barleycorn Collingbourne Kingston on Tuesday evenings from 6pm For a taster contact Larry Read on 850598 or Peter Bell on 852779
To all 2014 events To all 2014 events Volunteering For Home-Start Kennet We all lead such busy lives! Yet Home-Start Kennet is asking if anyone, experienced from raising their own children, can find a couple of hours a week to visit and support local families who are struggling. Your two to three hours could make the difference between just about coping and discovering the joys of parenting.   Our volunteers come from all parts of the community, are men and women, and their ages range from 20s to 70s.  Some are winding down after busy lives at work or with their own families.  Others are gearing up and hope to use their experience to start a new career.  We support families across the former area of Kennet – Marlborough, Devizes, Pewsey, Tidworth and the rural areas and villages in between.  We have a special commitment to the Tidworth community, both civilian and military, and welcome volunteers from all backgrounds to work in this growing and developing area.  You'll get training, and professional support.  For those who wish, there is the opportunity of national accreditation. The next preparation course begins on September 30th for 8 consecutive Tuesdays. For more information please visit our website:  www.homestartkennet.co.uk or phone 01672 569457.
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There is currently one vacancy on the Parish Council due to a councillor moving away from the area. If you wish to become a co-opted member and contribute to the welfare of the village please contact the Clerk
Notice Board The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on  11th September at 7:30pm at Collingbourne School. The Wiltshire Council 2014 Annual Report and the The Council’s Financial Plan 2014-15 are now available. Links to these documents are below.     The annual Parish Accounts for 2013/14 can be found here - On 4th August Collingbourne Ducis remembered those of the parish who were killed and suffered in World War 1. A service was conducted by our vicar, the Rev'd Jo Reid at the war memorial. The “Remembrance Orchard” was then dedicated on the recreation ground. There was a good response from the village and all gathered for tea and cakes in the village hall afterwards. A consultation process has started regarding how the village should develop in the future. A map and letter from Wiltshire has been posted on the notice board as well as at this website.  This particularly affects Cadley Road. Rather than the usual expansion of development this proposal contracts potential development areas. I urge all to study this and give your feedback as in future it will be very difficult to get planning approval for development within the areas affected. The closing date is Monday 22 September 2014. This consultation will affect the village in years to come. Please take part and make your views known.
7th 8.00am Holy Communion St Andrews Collingbourne Ducis 11th 7.30pm WI - Seven Miles from Any Town - Imber  by Mr. G. Lewis Kingston Village Hall 13th Ducis and Everleigh Village Show Recreation Ground 14th 9.30am Family Communion St Andrews Collingbourne Ducis 7th 10.00am-1.00pm Collingbourne FC Recreation Ground 7th  1.30pm – 8pm Cricket - Friendly Match Home Recreation Ground   19th 7.30pm Presentation on Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro at  by Mr & Mrs Bouwens St Andrews Collingbourne Ducis 21st 6.00pm Evensong St Andrews Collingbourne Ducis 28th No Service at St Andrew's but Evensong at St Mary's, CK at 6pm 21st 10.00am-1.00pm Collingbourne FC Recreation Ground 21st 1.30pm – 8pm Cricket - Friendly Match Home  Recreation Ground    
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It is with regret the View from the Chair for Collingbourne Ducis did not appear in the September edition of the “Courier”. It is a shame as it contained a great deal of important information. If you wish to know what was in it please click on the button.
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