Winter Craft Workshops

Mondays from 4th November 2019 for 6 weeks at the Chiseldon Recreation Hall £20 per session to include all materials and refreshments (*Book all 6 sessions for £100*) Morning session 10am- 12 noon Evening session 7.30pm -9.30pm * 4th November: Make an accordion organiser from an old book * * 11th November: Sew a scented… read more

Parents urged by Council to apply now for school places

Parents and carers with children entering primary or secondary school for the first time next year are being advised by Swindon Borough Council that they now need to apply for school places for them. This year, the Council was able to give 95 per cent of applicants their first preference for primary schools, and 91… read more

Countywide on-Call Firefighter Recruitment Campaign Set To Launch

Firefighters across Wiltshire are appealing for members of the public to join them this week with the launch of their on-call recruitment campaign. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service needs new on-call recruits to provide fire cover at locations across Wiltshire. Contracted hours can vary, but on-call personnel usually make themselves available for between… read more

Travel Plans Supplementary Planning Document: Drop-in Consultation sessions

Swindon Borough Council proposes to update its travel plans guidance for developers and is now seeking feedback during the six-week consultation period. The aim of the draft document is to provide consistency across future developments in Swindon and will strengthen powers to ensure that travel plans get implemented robustly over the long term. This will… read more

STEAM Museum is first stop for Council’s new art tour

A new pop-up art exhibition has officially opened at the STEAM Museum today (19 Sept). Swindon Borough Council’s Art on Tour project, which aims to bring Swindon’s impressive art collection to a wider audience, has kicked off – and STEAM is its first stop. Back in March, the Council’s Cabinet decided to go ahead with… read more

Visit Europe after Brexit

‘Get Ready For Brexit’ campaign launches in Belgium The UK government has launched a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in and travelling to the EU to take steps to get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019.

Job Advert for Parish Clerk

Nythe, Eldene & Liden Parish Council Clerk/Responsible Officer £9,884 Per annum (12 hours per month) depending on qualifications and experience NEL PC are looking to appoint a new Clerk/RFO. The position can by based at Liden Library or work from home. The Clerk will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the… read more