Design and Architecture managed works during the recent summer school holiday to relocate an existing single mobile and install a new double mobile. The works are to accommodate an increase in pupil numbers and was delivered in time for the new school term in September. For further information please contact: Eve Wigmore Head of Technical… read more
As autumn approaches, with shorter days and temperatures falling, this is the perfect time for people to shrink their energy bills. Switching energy supplier could save people up to £616 a year, according to the latest figures, with an average saving per home of at least £300, and it only takes minutes to switch online. What’s… read more
Stratton fire station is opening its doors next week to encourage local people to become on-call firefighters. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service now needs new on-call recruits to provide fire cover for Stratton and north Swindon. Although the station is crewed 24/7 by wholetime firefighters, the number of appliances based at Stratton means… read more
This message is reproduced on behalf of Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue: Fire statistics reveal that one smoke alarm may not be enough to provide you with the best chance of escaping a fire in the home. Most people know that working smoke alarms save lives. They provide the vital early warning that allows… read more
The following article is reproduced from Swindon Borough Council’s Member’s Bulletin. Swindon Borough Council’s Public Health team are encouraging residents to know their HIV status by regular testing, as this is the only way for a person to find out if they have the disease because the symptoms may not appear for many years. A… read more
The Parish Council are welcoming tenders for Facilities Management Companies who can manage the Parish Council’s buildings and assets. Please click here for the requirements and contact the Clerk to apply or ask for more details. The closing date is 31st August 2017
The Parish Clerk’s office is now closed from Friday 21st July to Friday 28th July. Emails will be monitored and urgent issues attended to. Phone messages will be dealt with when the office is open.
There is a local programme running for 16-24 yr olds to help them achieve qualifications, with the aim of getting young people into work. The course is available to people within this age range who are not in education, employment or a traineeship. Here is the information provided: Whether you’re looking to improve your skills… read more
For our residents’ information: these alarms can be purchase from Maplin for £20.00. They are wireless and you place them in your outside building and they are activated if the beam is broken before the alarm is deactivated.They are battery operated.
More than six million historic parish records have been digitised for the first time and can be accessed via Swindon’s libraries, offering a unique insight into the history and people of Wiltshire. Published online by Ancestry, the leader in family history and consumer genomics, in conjunction with Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council, the Wiltshire… read more