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Obituary & funeral details for Sheila Shalgosky

on Sat, 04/11/2017 - 1:29pm

Former Westcot resident and Childrey Primary School teacher, Sheila Shalgosky, who lived in Westcot for over 30 years until 1997 has passed away.

Sheila died at a care home in Warwickshire after many years suffering from vascular dementia. She was a few days shy of 89. 

She moved to Westcot in 1966 with her late husband Harry, and their two young daughters, Sarah and Charlotte. 

They converted an old Dutch barn sitting on a ploughed field into "Humber Barn". It was named after the river she and Harry knew growing up in Yorkshire. 

Sheila taught at Childrey C P School for some years from

Buy your charity Christmas cards here!

on Tue, 24/10/2017 - 12:37pm

Buy your Christmas cards here and help the fantastic Hft charity whilst you're at it!

The Hft provides supported living, residential care and short break services for people with learning disabilities throughout England, helping people to live life the way they choose - whether providing support for just a couple of hours a week, or 24 hours a day. They empower people with learning disabilities to make their own choices, including finding a job, building friendships and relationships and taking part in activities.

At least two family members of families in Sparsholt and Westcot benefit from


Have you lost your key on Sparsholt Common?

on Sun, 22/10/2017 - 9:46am

A key has been found in the grass on Sparsholt Common, just below The Glebe.

If it's yours and you can identify it, please call 07956-638593.


Sparsholt Parish Council has a vacancy for a Responsible Financial Officer

on Tue, 17/10/2017 - 5:48pm

Sparsholt Parish Council has a vacancy for a Responsible Financial Officer (RFO).

Reporting to the Chairman, the RFO will work closely alongside the Clerk to the council.

The main duties comprise maintaining the cash book and accounting records, providing reports and financial support to the Council, managing the annual budget process, managing the annual return and audit, and monitoring adherence to the Council’s financial regulations. The RFO should be able to deal with the payment of salaries and compliance with pensions regulator.

Experience of bookkeeping is desirable and a good

New Pet Sitting & Dog Walking service in Sparsholt & Westcot

on Fri, 29/09/2017 - 4:25pm


Have a notice? Something to sell or give away?

on Sun, 01/01/2012 - 12:00am

Do you have a notice that you'd like on the front page of the Sparsholt & Westcot website?

  • Something to sell or hand on?
  • Need help with something?
  • The kind of item you might pin to the village noticeboard?

Email me the details and, subject to our 'Contribute!' conditions, it can be displayed here for you. Notices are normally posted for a month or so, at our discretion.