Ideas & questions

Join the discussion and share your ideas and questions about life in Devizes and the surrounding villages.



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How much music making happens in your community?

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At the Wiltshire Rural Music School we are trying to find out how much musical activity takes place in rural communities around Devizes. We have launched a new scheme called ‘Music on your Doorstep’ which is designed to widen participation in music making, through high quality workshops and events. Our Ambassador’s scheme also allows volunteers read more…

Caenhill Dual carriageway

Caenhill Dual carriageway

People will be aware of the number of accidents and near misses that happen on this stretch of road. Would it be worth trying to make it safer for everyone before someone is killed?

Low Flying Planes?

Low Flying Planes?

My wife and I just had a wonderful visit to the area camping at the Devizes Caravaning & Camping site near Seend. The trip was only marred by very noisy and at first terrifying very-low flying aircraft between about 9pm and 11pm each night. They were so low the planes were obscured by the trees read more…

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Are you wondering what to do with your apple glut?

Well you could take your crop to your nearest apple pressing event; there are several that happen around the county of Wiltshire during October and November. Or You could invest buying or hiring equipment and organise an event yourself. What do you need? • Apples – cookers and eaters • People • Some method of read more…

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Newletter error

I’ve just received the email newsletter “News from Devizes Our Community Matters”, which suggests I might like to learn to dance the Argentine tango. Sounds interesting – but the venue given on the map is in Sheffield, which seems a bit of an expensive commute for a dancing class . . . PS – is read more…