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Wiltshire Council Elections -Nominated Persons for Cricklade and Latton, Cricklade Town Council Elections May 2nd. 2013

Contested elections will take place for both  the Unitary and Cricklade Town Council  a poll will be taken on Thursday 2 May 2013 between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm.

Statement of Persons Nominated for Cricklade and Latton –  ( 1 vacant seat) can be found on the Wiltshire Council website HERE.
http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/electionsmay2013document?id=817

Statement of Persons Nominated for Cricklade Town Council – ( 15 vacant seats ) can be found on the Wiltshire Council website HERE.
http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/electionsmay2013document?id=1091

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A Cricklade Valentine, 150 years before the e-card….by Sarah

cricklade-valentines-day-cardMoon Pig doesn’t seem as romantic now (did it ever?).

I came across this beautiful card when researching the Old Lock Keeper’s cottage at Latton, near Cricklade.
The origins of Valentine’s Day probably go back to Roman times (the feast of Lupercalia). Lovers have been giving each other Valentines from medieval times (when they would recite, or sing, their greetings). However, it was the Victorians who really started the craze for sending paper cards.

Read Sarah’s Blog  HERE  at http://ow.ly/hGXB1

The photograph of the card is reproduced with the kind permission of Cricklade Museum. Cricklade Museum is open 10 to 12 every Saturday (for other times, check their web site) and managed by Cricklade Historical Society.

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Adrian & Mym Holcombe of Latton Alpacas are proud to announce that they have just been awarded a Silver in the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) for their bed and breakfast on our alpaca farm.  This was a higher grading than they expected … Continue reading