Ridgeway Bell Articles – May 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in May 2021. Join us Saturday 12th June 10.00 to 12.00 to keep the Parish tidy Please add this date to your diary to join us for the annual litter pick. Details will be on our website/FB page or available via email to the Clerk. Thanks Grant awarded… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – April 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in April 2021. Grant funds for WARP for washpool improvements We are so pleased that the WARP Volunteer Group (Washpool Area Restoration Project) managed to secure a grant from the Wiltshire Community Fund to improve and replace sections of the boardwalk, improve signage to the site, update their… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – March 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in March 2021. New Councillor Co-opted The Parish Council is pleased to welcome Jon Jackson as our newest Parish Councillor. Jon has lived in Badbury since 2018 with his wife and is interested in being able to help shape the future of the parish and community whilst maintaining… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – February 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in February 2021. New Councillors Co-opted We are pleased to announce that 1 new Councillor was co-opted on Monday 8th Feb at our Full Council meeting. Danielle Simpson has lived in Draycot Foliat for 2 years with her partner. She moved to the area for work and decided… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – January 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in January 2021. We have a Food Waste Hero in Chiseldon! I’ve been made aware of a scheme where shops provide their food that is shortly going out of date but fine to eat to local “Food Waste Hero’s” who can then distribute in their local community. We… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – December 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in December 2020. Fibre Broadband Update. Openreach are proposing a scheme to lay high speed fibre for broadband within certain areas of the parish. Currently residents who wish to benefit and subscribe to any such new service are being asked to pledge their vouchers towards this scheme. A… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – November 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in November 2020. Faster Broadband Update. We are still waiting to hear back on the update of improved broadband to the parish. An update is expected in a few weeks’ time but the BT OpenReach Gigabit Fibre scheme is still expected for the parish. This is not to… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – September 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in September 2020 Tender for works The Parish Council have released a tender document for and end-to-end project for the construction of 2 new laybys in the Parish. One for Draycot Close in Draycot Foliat and one in Windmill Piece in Chiseldon. This will be a 2 year… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – August 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in August 2020 New Road – Road resurfacing. The Parish Council had good feedback from resident’s supporting the proposed plan to request Swindon Borough Council re-surface New Road which would involve a temporary road closure. The results will be sent to SBC for consideration. Our Ward Cllrs are… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – July 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in July 2020 Welcome to Cllr Andy Rogers The Parish Council welcome our new Cllr Andy Rogers who was co-opted on Monday 8th June into the council. Andy lives in Hodson so it’s excellent to get one more area of the parish represented by a resident. We are… read more