North Wessex Downs Forum 2021

This year’s Annual Forum of the North Wessex Downs AONB on Friday 29th January is a free, online event.  Learn about our achievements over the past year and our plans for the future with presentations about Sparkling Streams, Mend the Gap and the Visual Improvement Programme.  There will be the opportunity to ask questions of… read more

Holy Cross Church services

Holy Cross Church is now only holding online services via Zoom. They are 10.30am every Sunday. You will need to contact Father Roger for the joining code. Or email

New Councillors Co-opted

We are pleased to announce that 2 new Councillors were co-opted on Monday 11th Jan at our Full Council meeting. Pauline Barnes has lived in Chiseldon for 35 years with her family. Prior to retirement Pauline worked in many roles caring for others.  She has an interest in youth provision for the Parish and joins… read more

Help for Domestic Abuse Sufferers In Wiltshire

Now more than ever it is important that people of Wiltshire know where to access help if they are victims of Domestic Abuse. Calls to both national and local helplines are soaring as people are finding that the restrictions of the pandemic are creating a toxic environment in the home which is both frightening and… read more

Total Guide to Swindon 2021

The Total Guide to Swindon is a newsletter promoting events, deals and attractions within the area which may be of interest to residents. Total Guide to Swindon Newsletter  

Urgent action required from Swindon businesses for grants available

Welcome to the latest business newsletter In this edition, you’ll find: Urgent action required from you for business grants Updates regarding new business grant schemes EU Transition support for local businesses Other support available in Swindon Urgent action required for business grants As Swindon has changed Local Restrictions Tiers several times over recent weeks, often… read more

Neighbourhood Watch National Newsletter – Our News January 2021

Please follow the link to view or download the  January 2021 Neighbourhood Watch national newsletter. January 2021 Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter This month we launch the Neighbourhood Watch Crime and Community Survey 2020 findings, recruit for a new Volunteer Development Manager, share crime prevention advice and look at the new community projects we are running. As… read more

Swindon: it’s up to all of us to protect our NHS

  Coronavirus (COVID‑19) is spreading fast in Swindon. The Great Western Hospital (GWH) is today treating more COVID-19 patients than at any point in the pandemic so far. That’s over 120 coronavirus patients including those in intensive care. The GWH is battling with COVID-19 alongside all the existing 24/7 emergency health needs of our community,… read more

Alert – Coronavirus Vaccination Scams

As of 7 January 2021, Action Fraud had received 57 reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. The texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form… read more