Highworth Link - “Bringing the people to the people”

Highworth Link… is published monthly except in January and August.  

Opinions expressed or implied in any contributions are not necessarily those of the editor or management committee.

No responsibility can be accepted for any error of fact in the Link or website.  Please inform the editor of any errors so they can be rectified.


.. may be published in the Link and/or the web.  Please make clear any limitations you have about what, how and when we may publish your contribution.

E-mail is preferred otherwise deliver to The Lighthouse Bookshop.

Make sure you are writing for a general readership not just your own organisation.

News stories should not exceed 150 word.  If it’s too long we will ask you to edit it.  Some articles may be longer but get in touch first to avoid the annoyance of a rejection.  Photographs and advertising artwork should be clear, with good contrast.  .jpeg or .pdf electronic format is preferred but we can scan from good quality high resolution prints. Make sure any people in photos agree that the photo can be published in the Link or web.  Please obtain parents consent in the case of minors.  We will only return your photographs at your request.

We reserve the right to edit contributions and to not publish  anything that is both unsuitable or  is inconsistent with our editorial policy.


Each deadline is the 1st of the preceding month prior to publication.  This includes news, articles, advertising, what’s on and letters.  Items submitted after this time will be at the editors discretion and may not be published!

About Us

Publishers - ‘Highworth Church Together’  Current representative (Phil Baker)

Editor - Helen Holly editor@highworthlink.co.uk

Production - Graham Fry - Stables studio 764768

Reporter - Mair Huband

Administration, Web & Distribution - Tony Brewster 01793 861690 (ansaphone) - best between 1 and 3pm, Mon-Fri or email advertising@highworthlink.co.uk

Advertising - Tony Brewster - advertising@highworthlink.co.uk & Debra Hodgson - deb.hodgson@tiscali.co.uk

Distribution for Highworth - Peter Croton & Tony Brewster 861690

Distribution to the villages - Keith Ratcliffe, Simon French & Richard Morris

Treasurer - Terry Williams

Postal Address - Highworth Link c/o Lighthouse Bookshop, 40 High Street, Highworth, Wiltshire SN6 7AQ

First Thoughts Page 3

Letters Page 10

News Page 12, 23, 30 to 34

Sport Page 13 to 15

Arty Things Page 16 to 22

Recreation Page 26, 27, 44

Business Page 36

Health Matters Page 38

Churches Page 28, 29, 39, 49, 54

Villages Page 40 to 43

Thanksgiving Page 45

What’s Going On Page 46 to 48

Local Contacts Page 51

Our Representatives Pages 52 to 53

Our Representatives Page 48, 49

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