Kids For A Quid At STEAM

All Aboard At STEAM As Kids Get In For £1 The school holidays are almost here and that can mean only one thing – that children can visit the STEAM Museum for just £1. STEAM’s Kids for a Quid offer is available from 27 July to 2 September and will mean that up to four… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – July 2018

Points of Interest from the Meeting held in July 2018 Neighbourhood Watch The next Neighbourhood meeting is 24th September 2018 at 6.45pm at the Recreation Hall off Norris Close. Everyone is welcome to attend. Dates for 2018 will be on the Parish Council website and also on the noticeboards at new Road by the Spar,… read more

Lydiard House Repairs

Lydiard House Is Given New Lease Of Life As Repair Works Get Underway Vital maintenance work to rejuvenate historic Lydiard House has begun in earnest. Swindon Borough Council is in the process of putting £850,000 into the Grade 1 listed building to carry out essential repairs. So far, improvements have been made to the external… read more

Defibrilator Locations

Defibrillator Locations Sir Henry Calley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road, Chiseldon SN4 0LT Cameo Hairdressers, High Street, Chiseldon SN4 0NQ Outside wall of the Pavilion on the Recreation field, accessed via Norris Close Phone box, Badbury Call 999 to gain the access code for the cabinets.

Transport Report – August 2018

We wish to pass on an apology from Stagecoach West Bus Company for the loss of the Service 81 for two mornings because of the roadworks through Wroughton, which put the village into gridlock and they were unable to bring the bus back for the 09.50 service into Swindon.  This means that a number of… read more

Temporary Winter Housing Provision

Rough sleepers To Receive Additional Help Over Winter Period With Return Of Temporary Housing Scheme Swindon Borough Council will for the second year running offer special temporary winter housing provision for the town’s most vulnerable rough sleepers. The project, which will see a select number of homeless people given shelter and intensive support during the… read more

Mischief Makers To Enjoy A Summer Of Reading

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Swindon Library’s Summer Reading Challenge returns for another year, and this time it has a comical theme to coincide with The Beano’s 8oth Birthday. The challenge, known as ‘Mischief Makers’, encourages children aged four years and older to visit their local libraries and enjoy books, audiobooks, e-books and e-magazines over the… read more

Wroughton Library

The Wroughton Library is temporarily located in the Alexandra Room of the Ellendune Centre and are currently looking to move to a bigger space (and that’ll probably be within the Ellendune still)  so it is likely going to be in the Alex room for the foreseeable future. Their opening times: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am –… read more