Police information on keeping safe in the event of a terrorist attack.

This week, Wiltshire Police is running a social media campaign to inform the public about how they can help keep themselves and their local community safe in the rare event of a terrorist incident. The current threat to the UK from international terrorism remains ‘severe’ meaning an attack is highly likely. Therefore, it is important… read more

Updated Work list

Please click here to see the latest update on the November list of works that either SBC or CPC are dealing with. We have not been able to get an update this month from Ward Councillors as to the overall status of SBC works. Please click here for Octobers list.

Library closure

Libraries to close next Tuesday afternoon (29th Nov) Library users are being advised that almost all of Swindon’s libraries will be closed next Tuesday afternoon (29 Nov). All libraries will close at 12noon, with the exception of the Express Zone at the Central Library and Walcot Library, which is run by volunteers. The Express Zone… read more

Welcoming a new Councillor – John Martin

Introducing our new Councillor John Martin. We welcomed John to the Parish Council on the 14th November. John has past experience as a Civil/Water engineer from 1985 to 2012. He is currently retired but is a member of U3A and a volunteer for the International Organisation of National Trusts. He enjoys walking, cycling, playing the… read more

How to order additional Recycling boxes

To order additional boxes contact SBC on 01793 445500 and make your request.  You will be given a reference number. You can then wait approx 2 weeks for the boxes to be delivered to your home, or go to the recycling centre at Chaney Manor and collect them using your reference number.

Public Health England advice on avoiding NovoVirus

Staff and pupils/children who develop symptoms of diarrhoea and/or vomiting should stay away from school/nursery and other childcare settings such as childminders until they have been symptom free for at least 48 hours. Good hygiene is important to stop the spread of infection, especially hand washing, frequently and thoroughly with soap and water, particularly after… read more

Latest crime statistics from the local policing team

Crime Figures October 2016 Burglary                            Dwelling x 0 Non-Dwelling x 3 Theft Theft x 5 (5 related to commercial premises) Criminal Damage Criminal Damage x 5 (three offences related to vehicles damaged on Draycott Road – enquiries ongoing) Vehicle Offences Vehicle offences x 1 (insecure vehicle entered and high value items removed) No similar offences… read more