COVID-19 guidance and news

Changes to COVID-19 testing Last month, the Prime Minister announced a plan for us to begin to safely live with and manage COVID-19. In line with this plan, by the end of this month routine asymptomatic (lateral flow testing) and symptomatic testing (PCR testing) will no longer be available for free for the general population…. read more

Washpool Sign

The Washpool volunteers have placed this beautiful hand made sign on Strouds Hill grass area with the Parish Councils permission.

Easter Holiday Activities at STEAM…🚂

Step into the story of the Great Western Railway this Easter! Electricity workshops, free family arts & crafts sessions and new special exhibitions are just some of the activities on offer over the Easter holidays! Please remember to book online in advance (including Season Ticket holders). Tickets are now available for visits up to 24… read more

Community Policing Teams

Wiltshire Police is committed to ensuring our communities are at the heart of our policing model. This will help us meet the needs of those we serve in the most effective and transparent way possible. We first introduced our Community Policing model in 2016 and, in the last five years, we’ve updated and adapted the… read more

Crimestoppers Community Ambassadors – Opportunity

There is an opportunity for people across Wiltshire to join the Wiltshire and Swindon Crimestoppers Community Ambassadors. Keeping communities safer together. As part of this opportunity, we at Crimestoppers will be able offer you support and resources to raise awareness of the anonymous service that we offer at Crimestoppers. In addition to this we can… read more

March Our News Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

This month’s newsletter includes articles on: our THINK WIDE(N) burglary prevention campaign launch of our 40 YEARS, 40 ACTIONS pack Neighbourhood Watch Community Grants Fund International Women’s Day Neighbour of the Year Awards 2021 regional winners You can read about all this and more in our newsletter. Ukrainian Crisis Warning – We have begun to… read more

Government’s £150 energy rebate scheme

The Government recently announced that council tax payers in Bands A to D would receive a £150 payment to help with energy bills – this will not be taken off council tax bills but will instead be given as a separate payment. There will be a number of checks that need to be made before… read more

Gigabit Fibre Update 28-2-22

We met with the Civils (build) team earlier and we are sure that many of you will have seen Openreach vans and workers out there even on Sundays. The position is that roughly 40% of each main village has what they call ‘ponds’ (areas of build) ready to connect to the exchange in Swindon. In… read more