January’s washpool work day

On the 22nd January a group of volunteers took part in the following tasks: adding new woodchip to the sheep pen and path. Thank you to all those involved.

Grab A Cab Information (Free Taxi to Vaccination Centres)

Vaccination is our best defence against COVID-19, reducing the risk of being hospitalised or becoming seriously ill from the virus. We want to make sure that all residents eligible for a vaccine in Swindon are able to attend a vaccine appointment, to give them the best protection against the virus. That’s why Swindon residents who… read more

14 January Swindon Borough Council E-Newsletter

It’s fantastic to see that more than 85 per cent of adults across Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset have received their COVID-19 booster vaccination so far. A huge thank you must go to all those who continue to support the vaccination programme, including our brilliant team of volunteers in Swindon, who selflessly give… read more

PCC wants your views on plans to increase policing precept by £10

Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, is urging residents to have their say on proposals to increase the policing precept by £10 per year for the average household (band D). This follows a recent police funding announcement from the Home Office which was based upon the assumption that all PCCs would seek to use the… read more

Wiltshire Community Foundation January 2022 e-bulletin

Happy New Year and welcome to our first Funding and Advice e-bulletin of 2022. In this issue you will find details of our grants programmes that are currently open for applications, including the newly opened High Sheriff Awards and Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. If you are considering applying for one of our… read more

Marlborough Road closure update from Swindon Borough Council:

We have been working with ward councillors and the contractors responsible to ensure a replacement shuttle bus service is provided in the morning and evening peaks between Alexandra Park, Thorney Park and Wroughton to help those residents impacted by the Marlborough Road closure in Wroughton. This is being funded by those responsible for the work…. read more

Police and Crime Plan

What does Wiltshire Police need to do to engage better with your community? How can the Police & Crime Commissioner make sure there are more officers on the front line? What can the Police & Crime Commissioner do to ensure there is an effective and prompt response to reports of crime? We want to hear… read more

#] North Wessex Downs AONB Annual Review for 2020/21

Here is the link to the North Wessex Downs AONB Annual Review for 2020/21 where you can open and download the pdf. It captures many of the activities and achievements of what was, another very significant year for the North Wessex Downs and the country’s other protected landscapes, as work continued to conserve and enhance… read more