Parish Council Meeting Minutes – 13th February 2018

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Please see below minutes from the February Parish Council Meeting approved at the meeting held on in March 2018.  The March minutes will be published next month.  If you have any comments regarding these minutes please contact the Parish Council directly.  The Parish Council contact details are published in the Tilshead Newsletter.

2018-13-02 Minutes

‘Winnie’ Fundraising Update!

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Congratulations All!

After paying for  the hire of the Hall,  the profit we made on the day was a marvellous £145.00.

In total including the money from the Go Fund me we are now over £200.00!!!

The plaque project is really up and running. Once again many thanks to everyone who supported the day.

What a cracking start with our first venture!

Winnie is definitely on the way back to Tilshead.

Frank Jones

‘Winnie’ Fundraiser – Coffee and Cake, 17th March 2018

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2018-03-17 Winnie Cake and Coffee Poster.pdf

You can donate in person at the fundraising events or at GoFundMe (there is a min 10% charge for this service).

Tilshead Newsletter Update

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Glider Pilot Regiment Service – Tilshead – The Parachute Regimental Association

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On Saturday 24th February a Service took place at 11.30am in Tilshead, to commemorate the founding of an elite Regiment that fought in some of the most daring campaigns in World War II. Formed in February 1942, the Glider Pilot Regiment was made up of volunteers from other parts of the Army. These men were put through some of the …
Source: Glider Pilot Regiment Service – Tilshead – The Parachute Regimental Association

Church Services Update

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Dear friends, 

The notices below contain details of two important services next weekend (11th March), to which we hope you will be able to come.

I have taken the difficult decision to cancel the two morning services planned for this coming Sunday (4th):

9am in Orcheston

10.30am in Tilshead

Clearly the condition of our roads may change in the next 36 hours, but we are also concerned about the extreme cold within our buildings and the conditions of the paths leading to both churches. We would not wish anyone to risk their safety by venturing out.

If we have a miraculous thaw tomorrow then I will contact you again, but for now please assume that there are no morning services. I’d be grateful if you would pass this message on to any who may not usually use email.

We will make a final decision on the evening Bible Study in Chitterne during Sunday itself.

Holy Communion services during the coming week- Tuesday at 10am in Shrewton and 2.30pm on Wednesday in Parson’s Green Community Room in Shrewton will go ahead unless the weather worsens. You are warmly invited to join us on one of those occasions if you wish to.

The Lent Group on Monday evening is also expected to go ahead- 7pm in Maddington Church Room, and again on Thursday morning at 10am.

If any of you would like us to visit with home communion on Sunday please let us know.

with kind regards,


The Revd Canon Eleanor Rance


Salisbury Plain Benefice

01980 620580

2018-03-04 Church Notices

Winter Weather Road Closures

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Many of the region’s roads are closed due to the bad weather.

Check the current situation here.

Winter Weather School Closures

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Many of the region’s schools are closed due to the bad weather.  Check your school closure status here.