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The Cricklade Bugle celebrates its 4th. Anniversary on February 20th. 2014

             Cricklade BugleYes it’s true the “Cricklade Bugle” has been publishing its Online Community and Event Website for 4 years.BirtdayCake5a
 CrickladeFTOT04Cricklade is a Saxon Town situated on the banks of the River Thames on the northern border of Wiltshire between Swindon and Cirencester close to the Roman Ermine Road.
The “Cricklade Bugle” has been supported by many Organisations – Talk about local website www/talkaboutlocal.org  /
@TalkAboutLocal  and individuals -@getgood @willperrin @mike_rawlins @Media Trust @hill_wheeler @CrickladeLeis  @CrickladeTC . And all Cricklade Clubs and followers of the site and twitter. Thank you again for your support.
Currently the Website is hosted on WordPress.com but thanks to an offer of www.bloggersworld.co.uk it is moving to self-hosting using WordPress.org . This may take a little time to develop the site.
Media Trust (www.mediatrust.org ) have sent an invitation to apply to join their our Local360 Network  interested in becoming a beacon. The intention is to apply.The future looks good.

Contributors and Guest bloggers are welcome to offer their topics for publication. Please contact at peter@crickladebugle.co.uk .


Cricklade Health Group – Starters for Eleven

wfh-accredited-scheme-2013Following the success of the Cricklade Health Walking Group, the “Get Wiltshire Walking” inspired a starter group to be formed. This is a great way to begin to be more physically active. Last Friday the 7th. February, meeting at 10.00am the first starter walk enrolled eleven members.

Registration with Viv Tomkins (Qualified Walk Leader)

Registration with Viv Tomkins (Qualified Walk Leader)

After registration each received a free ICE  (In Case of Emergency)Card.
Everyone should be independently mobile and able to meet the demands of the walk, which was a level stroll along Waylands and up the High Street  along Calcutt Street to The United Church Hall for refreshments.

The regular walking group met  at 9.30am on Friday at the Cricklade Town Council Offices to walk for approximately an hour along Stones Lane to Hailstone House and then returned to the Cricklade United Church for refreshments with the participants of the Starter Walk..


Everyone is welcome, providing you are independently mobile and able to meet the physical demands of the walk. It’s free and fun. Just turn up at Cricklade Town Council Offices  on Friday at 9.30 am/10.00am for the Strollers), or contact the walk leader below. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on the walks.
Rosie Golding 07917 599964 rosie.golding@wiltshire.gov.uk



New Cricklade Starter Walk – Commencing February 7th. 10.00am – Town Council Offices


Cricklade Health Walkers beat their record on Friday the 13th.

Cricklade Health Walking

Cricklade Health Walking

A record number of the Cricklade Health Walkers congregated at the Cricklade Town Council Offices at a later time of 10.30 am. on Friday the 13th. December 2013. The Walk was led by Rose for an hours walk which included the millennium woods. The weather was white/ dark clouds with a possibility of rain. Continue reading

Two bodies found by Cricklade Health Walkers- Police not involved !

On Friday morning on the 6th. December 2013 the Cricklade Health Walkers found on their circular walking route two bodies of dead Hedgehogs. One in the centre Thames Lane which had been run over and flattened. The other in the gutter of Westmill Lane . Continue reading

Report says “Walking Works” – Breaking News from Walking for Health

wfh2013_logoWalking works, and we have the proof! We’ve launched our Walking Works report, an extensive overview of the mounting research into the life-threatening consequences of inactivity, which concludes that walking is the answer. It’s officially released on Monday 7th October, but we wanted to let you know about it now.
Produced by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support, who run Walking for Health, and supported by Public Health England, this new report demonstrates walking is the solution to getting the nation active, and shows how Walking for Health is already changing people’s lives for the better.

Cricklade’s Health Walking Group celebrates its 2nd. Anniversary

Cricklade Health WalkingThe Cricklade  Health Walking Group celebrated their 2nd. anniversary by a walk through Waylands, Fairfield Meadow, Millenium woods , the Thames Path and over Eysey Bridge.
Returning to the United Church for refreshments.
A few members had baked some cakes for all and the four Walk Leaders were presented each with a special large jam/cream cake in appreciation of their voluntary efforts. Continue reading

Cricklade Walkers joined the first ICONIC Avebury Walk on 20th.April 2013

Avebury20.05.13.02aWalkers from Cricklade  participated in the first of the ICONIC walks Challenge 2013 – A 2013 Wiltshire Challenge. These walks are designed not only to help ones activity level, but also increase your knowledge of the great county of Wiltshire.
Meeting at the Avebury Club with all the other walkers from Wiltshire for the registration and pre – walk information. A long walk approx. 6.5 miles and a short walk approx. 3.5 miles had been organised by the volunteer Walk Leaders for Calne, Chippenham and Corsham . There were 50 participants for the short walk and 68 for the long walk. A total of approx. 600 miles walked !. Continue reading