Old Council Papers

The History Club have been given access to some very old and interesting Council papers, these will be then stored at the County Archive in Chippenham.

“Swing Birds” Charity Concert

Swindon’s all female 16 piece big band and singers. Sunday 7th November 2021 7.30pm 10pm Peglars Way, Wichelstowe SN1 7DA Doors open 6.30 pm TA charity concert in aid of the Deanery DC Academy. (To purchase a defibrillator for the community entrance at the deanery) (We are also raising funds for the prospect hospice.)

Tap On, Tap Off 🚌 with Swindon’s Bus Company

It’s getting easier to pay for your bus with the launch of Swindon’s Bus Company, Tap On Tap Off service. Launching on 28th September 2021, you will be able to pay for your bus fare by tapping on with your debit/credit card and tapping off when you arrive at your destination – the new payment… read more

Residents encouraged to get COVID booster jabs when asked

From Friday 24 September invitations for COVID-19 booster vaccines have been sent out by the NHS across Swindon to all those currently eligible for a third dose. This is priority groups 1-9 who received the vaccination in Phase 1 of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, including people over 50, health and social care workers, care home… read more

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

Ridgeway Bell Articles – September 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in September 2021. Co-opt a new Cllr Following the resignation of Andrew McDonald the Parish Council is now in a position to co-opt a new councillor. Please see the advert at the end of this article. Castle View play area flooring update The Environment, General Purpose and Amenities… 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.