Dedicated Fraud Protection Officer For Wiltshire

Wiltshire Police has a new Fraud Protect Officer – dedicated to protecting people living in the county from the increasing threat of fraud. PC Rachel Davies has been working in the Force as a police officer for the past 20 years and has just taken on the new role aimed at cutting this crime, which… read more

Swindon Shopmobility

Swindon Shopmobility, based in the town centre, provides a selection of manually propelled and battery-powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters. These can be hired by anyone with limited mobility for as little as £2 a day for use in the town centre area. Free parking is also provided. Available equipment for hire includes: Mobility scooters Power… read more

Scarecrow Trail – See the Photos

The theme for this year’s Scarecrow Trail was Children’s Books. residents responded by creating many weird, wonderful and above all imaginative figures and scenarios. A couple of examples appear below, but a comprehensive selection can be seen in the gallery on our Resident Information page.  

Rapid increase in COVID-19 admissions at Great Western Hospital

Both in Swindon and across the country, the pandemic has created backlogs of patients waiting for routine operations and treatment. The Government has said it expects waiting lists to get worse before they get better as people come forward for help. Relieving the burden of COVID-19, adding to existing pressures on hospital bed capacity and… read more

North Wessex Downs Autumn Newsletter 2021

This autumn edition includes news of the beautiful and mysterious Museum of the Moon coming to the Marlborough Dark Skies Fest in October, the new farming funding that has been allocated to us from Defra and updates from our Sparkling Streams and Mend the Gap projects. https://bit.ly/SeptNWDNews

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

We are delighted to bring you the September OUR NEWS edition – a monthly newsletter for all Neighbourhood Watch supporters across England and Wales. This edition introduces you to our Neighbour of the Year Awards 2021 – open for nominations from 14th September, the no-excuse approach to gas safety, fraud trends, rural crime reporting, discount… read more

Swindon Borough Council Ward Councillor surgeries

Chiseldon and Lawn Ward Cllrs Jenny Jefferies and William Horley will have their monthly surgeries the first Saturday of each month, 11.30 to 12.30 at the Patriot’s Arms pub on Draycott Road in Chiseldon.  All residents are welcome to attend to chat to Jenny and William about any local issues that concern them, or they… read more