Flooding: Advice from Fire & Rescue Services

N.B. In the article below, the council refers to Swindon Borough Council, not Chiseldon Parish Council. Over recent years, we have seen more and more properties affected by flooding during periods of significant rain. Flooding can be caused by rivers and watercourses overflowing; it can also be caused by drains and culverts being unable to… read more

Safety warning ahead of Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons. Every year on 31 October, children and adults are injured in accidents where candles or fireworks have set fire to costumes and hair. Plastic capes and bin liners, often used as costumes, are also… read more

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall Visits Swindon Fire Station

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) on Monday 6 July 2020. The visit, hosted by Chief Fire Officer Ben Ansell at Swindon Fire Station, highlighted the work of the Service during the Coronavirus pandemic, including the successful partnership with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation… read more