Melksham Town Council has a vacancy For an enthusiastic, efficient and professional Personal Assistant to the Town Clerk, based within the Town Hall; on a six-month fixed term contract. If you are from an administrative background, with experience in managing diaries, report writing, minute taking, handling calls diplomatically, signposting emails and general administrative functions, then… read more
Steeple Ashton Parish Council has a vacancy for parish clerk and responsible financial officer. The job, which is part time will involve: Acting as secretary to the formal meetings – attending monthly evening meetings Dealing with correspondence and finance on behalf of the council Providing advice to the council in respect of regulatory matters The… read more
A new railway exhibition is open at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon which lifts the lid on the rivalry that drove the big four railway companies in the early 1900s to be the fastest. Entitled Time on Trial, the special exhibition takes a look at the exhilarating speed trials that took… read more
The interactive tick map, created with the results from The Big Tick Project survey, is a a great start to understanding the risks in your local area for dog walkers.
Diary Date – On Saturday 30th March in the morning, the Parish Council will be organising the annual litter pick in conjunction with the “Great British Spring Clean”. Please put this date in your diary and let us know if you can join us.
Wiltshire Police is bucking the national trend of increasing crime figures by seeing a reduction of 1%. At a time when violent crime continues to increase, dominate national media and rightly concern local communities a decrease in knife crime of 18% since September 2017, has been recorded in Wiltshire. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner… read more
Read the latest Brighter Futures General E-Newsletter.
The next Parish/Borough surgery is Saturday 2nd February from 11.30 to 12.30 at the Calley Memorial Hall on Draycott Road. All residents are welcome to come along and talk to the Parish and Ward Cllrs about any queries or issues they may have.
Swindon Borough Council is encouraging local businesses to put plans in place to ensure they are not adversely affected by Brexit. As things stand, the UK is set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. What this means for the country’s future trading relationships is still largely unknown, but businesses are being advised… read more
Swindon Borough Council are redeveloping the middle of the town. This has started with Wellington Street being closed for four months. This connects the Bus Station with the Railway Station, so if you are travelling into town to use the railway either by car or bus, please allow an extra five to ten minutes. The… read more