On-line edition

Our on-line edition is here to keep you updated about what's currently going on in the village.  We hope you are finding it useful.  Please send us your news / articles - it's your contributions that will make this an interesting and informative read!

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Downton football club is refurbishing the sports and social club for community use, and is already well on the way to meeting its target fundraising total. 

Sporting opportunities

Downton is lucky to have a variety of different sporting facilities and sports clubs, which are all now opening up ready for the new season. Did you know that you can play croquet locally? The local club at Hamptworth is signing up lots of new members. 

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Downton Band is playing a concert in the Moot on the afternoon of Sunday 8 August.  For more details follow the headline link.

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Click on the link to read about local people who are changing course - or starting out on new ventures.

Recycling shed reopens

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The recycling shed at the back of Downton Baptist Church has opened again - with a limited list of items that can be accepted, but including some new ones.  You can now recycle pet food pouches; plastic sweet wrappers; crips packets; water filters; low energy light bulbs and dental waste.  More information - and helpful tips on how to make life easy for the volunteers - from the Green Group's website

News  from the churches

The churches have now restarted services. Follow the links below to find out what is happening.  Downton Baptist Church has  has also recently become a food distribution centre for the Trussell Trust. And, in further good news, Little Club has restarted.

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The Lover Repair Cafe has now raised over £6000 for Salisbury Hospital staff charities. Check out their latest news by clicking the link, including details of their latest repairs.