Easter Upgrades For Network Rail

Easter upgrades Network Rail will be upgrading signalling in the Bristol area over Easter to enable an increase of trains from 2019. Rail replacement busses will be in place from Bristol Temple Meads from Friday, 30 March – Tuesday, 3 April (inclusive). There will be no trains into and out of Bristol Temple Meads over this… read more

Junction 16 Updates

Junction 16 As the temperatures have picked up, the overnight surfacing work has started and the night closures are in place. As the work is weather dependent, please make sure you follow our social media channels to see if works are postponed. Throughout the day there is a team on site installing sign bases and lamp columns. Ducting is… read more

Wroughton Library Opening Hours

Wrought Library Opening Hours as of 3rd April 2018 Monday – CLOSED Tuesday – 11am – 4pm Wednesday – 9.30am – 3pm Thursday – 3.30pm – 7.30pm Friday – 9.30am – 3pm Saturday – 10am – 1pm Sunday – CLOSED

Summer Opening Hours At HWRC

Summer opening hours at HWRC to come into force from Sunday Swindon’s Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will be open for longer from this Sunday (1 April). The opening hours will be extended in order to cope with an anticipated increase in demand during the spring and summer period. The recycling centre will be open… read more

New Eastern Villages (NEV) Development – Highways Consultation Event Re-scheduled

Highways Consultation Event Re-scheduled Swindon Borough Council will be holding a ‘drop in’ event to publicise the proposed transport schemes for the New Eastern Villages as follows: White Hart Junction Improvements A420 Gablecross Junction Improvements Great Stall Bridge Southern Connector The NEV consultation event has now been re-scheduled for: Tuesday 3rd April 2018, at Covingham… read more

Grass Cutting Today

Grass Cutting starting The Parish Council’s contractor will start the grass cutting today – 22nd March. If area’s are too wet they will be left for another day so please don’t be concerned if some area’s are cut and others are not, they will catch up. Due to the longer wet grass the first couple… read more

Voter ID Election Pilot

From Swindon Borough Council We are writing to inform you about the upcoming Voter ID election pilot which aims to reduce electoral fraud. Swindon residents who vote at a polling station will be required to present a form of ID before voting in the local elections on 3 May. For Swindon residents voting at a… read more

Transport Report – April 2018

Ridgeway Bell – April 2018 Both of the bus companies in the Swindon area, Thamesdown Swindon Bus Company and Stagecoach West, are making substantial investment in bus services.  Thamesdown Bus Co have increased the frequency of their services.  We need more passengers to use the Service 81 which runs between Chiseldon and Wroughton, or it… read more