Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, is seeking applications for his new Community Action Fund.  The fund launched by the PCC at the end of June has been created to benefit local communities with £40,000 earmarked for this year to share among the chosen projects. The Commissioner is looking… read more


Please see the 3 documents below detailing the area being closed and the diversion put into place. The work is covering: Patching works White line painting Gully cleaning Foot way construction New gas main Yellow line painting Works Area Map Diversion Hodson Road B4500 Burderop Diversion

Closures of the A419 for road repairs

Information passed to the Parish Council regarding closures of the A419 for road repairs: All closures booked for night time 20:00hrs – 06:00hrs and does not include weekend working, except for text in red. 29th August 2017 Lady lane – A420. Full closure of Southbound only. 30th August – 6th September 2017 Lady lane –… read more

Junction 16 update

The recent night time closure of the M4 westbound exit slip road allowed contractors to temporarily widen the slip road so that two lanes of live traffic can be maintained while the contractor widens the opposite side. Further closures of the M4 westbound exit slip roads are being planned for the nights of 16,17,18 August from 8:00pm to 6:00am to carry… read more

Requirement for a new Parish Councillor

Please click here for details of the vacancy the Parish Council have for a new Councillor. Enthusiasm for helping your local community and a little spare time is a must. We welcome new skills from all aspects of life to join the current team.  

Butts Road Cemetery Review

The Parish Council are doing an internal review of the cemetery to ensure it remains safe for visitors, staff and contractors. One of the first things we will be looking at is the use of any vases or other decoration that are made of glass and porcelain, which present a danger if broken and are… read more

Butterfly walk: Sunday 30th July

Here is Dick Millard’s reflections on the Butterfly Walk that took place on 30th July: Nine of us assembled in rather unpromising, damp and cloudy conditions.  Miraculously, the sun came out and within a minute the first butterfly appeared.  We saw seven different species, together with two species of bumblebee and one of caterpillar.  One… read more