Once again the Swindon Macmillan Fundraising committee is looking forward to running this major fundraising event at the beginning of June. The event will be held on Sunday 2nd June and will involve approximately 250 to 300 cyclists using The Ridgeway between Chisledon and Avebury, parts of the White horse Trail, The Railway path between… read more
With spring on the horizon, people in Swindon are being encouraged to add their names to the growing list of households signed up to Swindon Borough Council’s garden waste service. For an annual cost of £50, or just £2 per collection, residents can benefit from the use of a green wheelie bin which is emptied… read more
We know from last year how disruptive snow fall and icy conditions can be, especially on our road networks. So in true British fashion we are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst. Following heavy snowfall across the county please consider where appropriate the following advice: Only travel if absolutely necessary, and allow… read more
The Greenbridge roundabout will be transformed into a twinkling rainbow as Swindon Borough Council declares its support for diversity and inclusivity. At the request of the Swindon and Wiltshire Pride Committee, the lights on the Greenbridge roundabout will shine with the colours of the LGBTQ+ flag on two occasions this year. The first, on Friday… read more
The recent snow might have caused some disruption, but it also made for some beautiful vistas — as well as lots of fun for people and pets. Here are some of the cracking photos sent in by Chiseldon residents.
Melksham Town Council has a vacancy For an enthusiastic, efficient and professional Personal Assistant to the Town Clerk, based within the Town Hall; on a six-month fixed term contract. If you are from an administrative background, with experience in managing diaries, report writing, minute taking, handling calls diplomatically, signposting emails and general administrative functions, then… read more
Steeple Ashton Parish Council has a vacancy for parish clerk and responsible financial officer. The job, which is part time will involve: Acting as secretary to the formal meetings – attending monthly evening meetings Dealing with correspondence and finance on behalf of the council Providing advice to the council in respect of regulatory matters The… read more
The interactive tick map, created with the results from The Big Tick Project survey, is a a great start to understanding the risks in your local area for dog walkers.
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Swindon Borough Council is encouraging local businesses to put plans in place to ensure they are not adversely affected by Brexit. As things stand, the UK is set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. What this means for the country’s future trading relationships is still largely unknown, but businesses are being advised… read more