South Newton & Stoford, Wiltshire, UK

Notice Board


Parish Council Meeting:

Wed 06 Jul 16. Minutes are here. 


Next Meeting Wed 07 Sep 16 at 7.30pm.   Agenda is here

South Newton, Wishford and Stapleford WI.  September meeting report plus July walk & 6 Oct meeting details here 

Local Government, Parish Newsletters etc here

200 Club - August Winners, details here


Valley Art 2016; details here

Village Hall Events

Bookings Secretary:  Loraine Sherlock

Tel: 01722 743577


Village Hall Location  (for Sat Nav Users):

  • Post Code: SP2 0PJ

  • Lat Long: 51° 08’ 53” N   1° 52’ 57” W

September 2016


Tuesday 27th           Good Companions                                                           2.00 pm


Friday 30th               Valley Art                                                                         10.00 am – 12.30 pm


                                   Film Night                                                                        7.00 pm for 7.30 pm


                                   The Dressmaker.  

                                   Starring: Liam Hemsworth,  Kate Winslet,  Hugo Weaving


                                   A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural

                                   Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style,

                                   she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those

                                   who did her wrong.


                                   Doors open 7.00 pm

                                   Film starts at 7.30 pm.  

                                   £5 donation each to the Village Hall Funds, includes a glass of

                                   wine or beer.  

                                   Soft drinks will be available on sale

                                   Children under 16 free accompanied by an adult.









October 2016



Tuesday 4th                Housing Panel tenants' meeting                                      1.30 pm – 4..00 pm


Wednesday 5th           Parish Council meeting                                                    7.30 pm


Thursday 6th             South Newton, Great Wishford and Stapleford W.I.         2.00 pm

                                    More details here


Saturday 8th               Private booking                                                                 9.30 am – 2.30 pm

                                    Private booking                                                                 6.30 pm – 11.00 pm


Sunday 9th                  Private booking                                                                11.30 am – 3.30 pm


Monday 10th              Three Valleys WI meeting                                                2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

                                    Table Tennis                                                                     7.30 pm


Tuesday 11th               Good Companions                                                           2.00 pm


Thursday 13th             Village Hall Annual General Meeting                               7.00 pm


Friday 14th                 Valley Art                                                                          10.00 am – 12.30 pm


Saturday 15th             Harvest Supper & Quiz Night                                            7.00 pm


                                    For more details: Contact Sheena on 790810 or Caroline on 743897.


Monday 17th               Table Tennis                                                                       7.00 pm


Tuesday 18th               Private booking                                                                 10.00 am – 3.00 pm


Monday 24th               Table Tennis                                                                       7.00 pm


Tuesday 25th               Good Companions                                                             2.00 pm


Friday 28th                  Valley Art                                                                            10.00 am – 12.30 pm


                                     Film Night                                                                           7.00 pm for 7.30 pm


                                    Jungle Book (2016 version).


                                    “Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi)

                                     must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome

                                     tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his mighty roar.  Guided

                                     by a no-nonsense panther (Ben Kingsley) and a free-spirited bear

                                     (Bill Murray), the young boy meets an array of jungle animals.

                                     Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey

                                     of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.”  


                                     A film for all the family.  Running time is just under two hours.


                                     Doors open 7.00 pm

                                     Film starts at 7.30 pm.  

                                     £5 donation each to the Village Hall Funds, includes a glass of

                                     wine or beer.  

                                     Soft drinks will be available on sale

                                     Children under 16 free accompanied by an adult.




Saturday 29th              Breakfast Morning                                                                   9.00 am – 11.00 am.


In addition to the above, regular Bingo sessions are held in the hall every Tuesday evening starting at 7.30 pm. An enjoyable evening with a chance to win.  Full details from Heather Bryans 742207.


The Table Tennis players are starting their matches again this month.  If anybody is interested in joining please contact

Kevin Williams 01980590418 or Dennis Baker 01722 501323


If you would like to book South Newton and Wishford Village hall for a function, please contact Loraine 743577. If you are new to the area you can check out the events held in the hall by logging onto the South Newton website, or if you would like to view the facilities for hire, please get in touch.  





£50        Mrs Kate Phelps              No 95                 Great Wishford

£30        Mr Don Hewlett                No 209               Barford St Martin

£10        Mrs Kate Davies              No 224               South Newton


You could be a winner too by joining the 200 Club.  For just £12 per year you have the chance to win monthly cash prizes.  All profits go  towards the village hall fund raising so by participating you are also supporting a  good cause.

To join contact Heather Bryans on 742207.


DOG SHOW  This will take place on Saturday 17th September at South Newton and Wishford Village Hall recreation field from 12.00 midday until 2.00 pm.  Details from Heather Bonsey on 790363.


At the same time there will also be a CAR BOOT and TABLE TOP sale from 11.00 am until 3.00 pm.  The costs are £5 per car, £10 per van, or £5 for a table top.  If you would like to participate in either of the latter two events, please contact Heather Bonsey on 790363 or Caroline Webb on 743897.  


BREAKFAST MORNING   As we head into Autumn, it's time to enjoy a warming start to the day. The next breakfast morning will be held on Saturday, October 29th from  9.00 am until 11.00 am when a delicious full English breakfast will be served up.  All proceeds in aid of the Village hall extension fund.  


FUND RAISING  Much effort continues to raise money to extend the village hall to provide improved facilities.

The August Breakfast morning brought in another £144 and profits from a market stall run in the Maltings during August raised a grand total of £180.  Many thanks to all those who continue to give time and energy to this cause.


VALLEY ART GROUP    Back in the Village hall for the Autumn after a successful summer out and about on various locations in the Wylye Valley, we have a full programme planned as follows:


October 14th – Using Watercolour Pencils                                                  October 28th – bring along your own work.  

November 11th – Printmaking/Special effects using Autumn leaves          November 25th – bring along your own work.

December 9th -    Using salt for snow/frost effect.


We meet once a fortnight from 10.00 am until 12.30 pm and if you would like to join the group, please contact Loraine on 743577 or email:


HARVEST SUPPER AND QUIZ NIGHT Come along and have a great evening at our Harvest Supper and Quiz Night

on Saturday, October 15th. The event starts at 7.00 pm and proceeds will be split between the village hall and the Church.  Tickets are £6.00 per person and include Sausage and Mash (vegetarian option available), followed by Apple Pie.  Raffle.  Contact Sheena on 790810 or Caroline on 743897.


HOUSING PANEL Council Tenants are invited to go along to meet a representative from the Housing Panel on Tuesday afternoon, 4th October, between 1.30 pm and 4.00 pm to discuss any matters of concern.









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