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Can you help? Furniture needed for elderly widow being rehoused

on Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:31am

Margaret and Terry Ferguson have lived in a static caravan at Britchcombe Farm for about 20 years, without running water, drainage or electricity, and could possibly be seen as having ‘dropped through the net’ of our social security system – albeit this has been of their choice for much of the time.  Sadly Terry died on 7 August after a very short illness, leaving Margaret in a difficult situation.  She is aged a little under 70, is not in the best of health, has no family locally and does not drive.
Fortunately the Vale District Council and Sovereign Housing have worked wonders to find her a


Experienced couple happy to help with house, garden, pets etc

on Mon, 21/08/2017 - 2:01pm


Anyone know a 'Joy Davis'? A parcel has been delivered for her

on Thu, 17/08/2017 - 9:32am

A parcel has delivered to an address in Westcot, for a Joy Davis.

The address is correct, but there's no one of that name at the property. There are no return details for the parcel.

If you know Joy or can help, please call Jon C on 


24-inch widescreen flat panel computer display for sale

on Thu, 03/08/2017 - 4:13pm

Second hand BenQ FP241WZ 24-inch widescreen flat panel computer display for sale - £20.

Contact Nick, 


  • Display Type LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
  • Native Resolution 1920 x 1200
  • Contrast Ratio 1000:1
  • Color Support 16.7 million colors
  • Controls & Adjustments Color temperature
  • Dimensions (WxDxH) 22.3 in x 9.8 in x 18.7 in
  • Horizontal Viewing Angle 178
  • Vertical Viewing Angle 178
  • Pixel Pitch 0.27 mm
  • Brightness 500 cd/m²
  • Horizontal Refresh Rate 81 kHz
  • Video Bandwidth 165 MHz
  • Vertical Refresh Rate 76 Hz


  • Interfaces 1 x DVI-D - 24+1 pin digital DVI
  • 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
  • 1 x

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.