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Covering the villages of Wilsden and Harecroft


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The winning window with the most votes for the Wilsden 2018 Living Advent Calendar Trail went to Sharp Cuts Hairdressers, 141 Main Street, Wilsden for their display of Letter To Santa.

The randomly picked winning voter was Val Ibson who won a box of chocolates.

A big thank you to everyone who voted.





The Contact Point offers residents to chance to call and report concerns about Police issues such as anti-social behaviour and speeding traffic or council issues such as dog fouling or litter. It is based at the rear entrance of the Village Hall and is staffed by volunteers and it is operated by the Parish Council.

The Contact Point is open most Thursdays from 1.30 to 4 pm and most Saturday mornings between 10:30 am and 12 noon.

On a Saturday it is always staffed by a parish councillor, giving residents an opportunity to raise any council related matters.


ct Point Rota for January 2019






January 1.30 to 4 p.m.




January 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon

Peter Ketley



January 1.30 to 4 p.m.

Ray Graham



January 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon

Trevor Dufton



January 1.30 to 4 p.m.

James Newton



January 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon




January 1.30 to 4 p.m.

Peter Allison



January 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon

Tony Caunt



January 1.30 to 4 p.m.

Jane Callaghan


Starting 1st December until Christmas, a decorated window will ‘open’ each evening at a new address as part of Wilsden’s ‘living advent calendar’.

They will stay lit until Twelfth Night
(6th January)


 Vote for your favourite window and your voting slip will go into a free prize draw to win something chocolatey for yourself. Further trail leaflets can be found, together with photos of the windows on the facebook page at


Co-ordinated by Churches Together                                                                 


Sat       1st Dec     Krave Deli, 126 Main Street.                                             Holidays are coming!    

Sun      2nd Dec    Wilsden Community Post Office                                            Christmas cards

Mon     3rd Dec    Sharp Cuts, 141 Main Street                                                   Santa’s coming!

Tues    4th Dec     Sarah Farrar Opticians, 160 Main Street.                                             Angels

Weds   5th Dec     Village Fisheries, 196 Main Street.                                    Christmas presents

Thurs  6th Dec     New Inn,   114 Main Street.                                                Christmas crackers

Fri       7th Dec     The Salon, 194a Main Street.                        

Sat       8th Dec     57 Main Street.                                                                      Christmas jumpers

Sun      9th Dec     Co-Op, Royd Street.                                                                   Melted Wellies

Mon   10th Dec    Wilsden Primary School, Tweedy Street.

Tues   11th Dec    Polly’s Sandwich Shop, 147 Main Street.                                          Reindeers

Weds  12th Dec    Wilsden After School Club, Wilsden Village Hall.

Thurs 13th Dec    Alan Slater Property Services, 143 Main Street.

Fri      14th Dec    Laurel Bank Care Home.                                                    Decorating the tree

Sat      15th Dec    63 Main Street.                                                                              It’s a cracker!

Sun     16th Dec    33 Lingfield Road                                                                     Mistletoe kisses

Mon   17th Dec     140 Main Street.                                                   Christmas tradition mash-up       

Tues   18th Dec     Richard Arundel, Butcher, 135a Main                                        Roast turkey

Weds  19th Dec    7 Moorside Road                                                               Stockings by the fire

Thurs 20th Dec    144-146 Main Street.                                                         Christmas crackers

Fri      21st Dec     Caterleisure, 197-199 Main Street.                                 The gingerbread house

Sat     22nd Dec     St Matthews Church, Main Street.                                              Holly and Ivy

Sun    23rd Dec     274 Main Street.                                                                        Christmas tree

Mon  24th Dec     Trinity Church, Chapel Row.                                                    Christmas tree


***IMPORTANT***   Please note that all windows can be seen from public footpaths and pavements. Please do not enter private gardens and driveways. Thank you!


When all the windows have opened, vote for your favourite and post your tear-off slip into the postboxes at St Matthews Church (to right of main door) or Trinity Church (fastened to the gate) on or before Friday 11th January 2019. The first slip drawn at random will win a prize, and the window with most votes will also win a prize.

Your name………………………………………………….    My vote is for window date…………………………………

Your address……………………………………………….    The address of the window is……………………………….