Ridgeway Bell Articles – March 2019

Points of interest from the meetings held in March 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 29th March at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who is caring for someone with dementia is welcome to attend. Neighbourhood Watch meeting The next meeting is Monday 1st April at 6.45pm in the Recreation Hall off… read more

Council to Crackdown on Fly Tippers

Fly tippers beware – Swindon Borough Council will this year be stepping up enforcement activity to catch people illegally dumping waste. The renewed focus on tackling fly tipping is part of the Council’s promise to ensure the streets are kept clean and safe for residents. Last year, the Council received 1,726 reports of fly tipping… read more

Annual Parish Meeting

Annual Parish meeting. The annual meeting will be Monday 29th April this year at the Chiseldon House Hotel from 7.30pm. All residents are invited to attend this meeting which is designed to give residents an update of the past 12 months activities and the plans for the next 12 months. We have 2 guest speakers… read more

Dog friendly destinations to visit by bus

If you fancy a day out in the Wiltshire countryside with your four-legged friend there are plenty of places to visit by bus. What could be better than a walk along our footpaths followed by some warming food in one of our cosy pubs where muddy boots and dogs are welcome. Read the Swindon Bus… read more

It’s time to renew your Concessionary Travel Pass

A number of Concessionary Travel Passes and vouchers expire at the end of this month that need to be renewed online. We have created an online application form for: Applying for a new Concessionary Travel Pass or vouchers Renewing existing Concessions Updating address details, photographs or eligibility documents Ordering and paying for a replacement passes

Resurfacing Hodson Road

Essential resurfacing work to a section of Hodson Road are scheduled to take place from Monday, 25 until Friday, 29 March. During this time the B4005 Hodson Road, between Chiseldon and Burderop (Toll House) will be closed with no access to vehicles between the hours of 8am and 6pm. Diversions will be in place during… read more

Major improvements to Junction 15 of the M4

Work is due to start in late summer. Highways England is finalising plans for the scheme in conjunction with Swindon Borough Council and Badbury Park developers Persimmon and Redrow. Significant extra capacity will be created on the A419 through the creation of a third lane southbound, which will help to alleviate current queuing traffic at… read more