What’s on at Avebury this Christmas

This year our wonderful volunteer sewing group have made the most beautiful ornaments which are decorating Avebury Manor – all in the theme of ‘Christmas carols’. Our highlight event of the season is Music, Lights and Merriment – with a Christmas Fair in the museum, the Devizes Town Band, wooden reindeer making and festive food… read more

Brighter Futures Volunteering Opportunities

Brighter Futures have the following exciting volunteering opportunities coming up: Brighter Futures Awareness Stand When: Saturday 16th November Where: Oasis Leisure Centre Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm We are looking for volunteers to run an awareness stand promoting the work of Brighter Futures and to sell our Christmas Raffle Tickets. We will provide you with leaflets,… read more

The Parish Council welcomes Steve Duke

The Parish Council welcomes Steve Duke as our newest Cllr. Steve has lived in Draycot Foliat for over 20 years with his family, and has served full time and now part time in the RAF for nearly 40 years. He brings a great deal of organisational skills to the role and we are really pleased… read more

AGM and Update on Planning Application

You are invited to The South Swindon Protection Group AGM on Monday 18th November 2019. Venue: Wanborough Village Hall Time: 7.30 PM The AGM should be completed within 20 minutes,and then we hope to open the meeting to give an update on the Inlands Farm planning application and unveil our new video. Agenda For AGM… read more

Information Boards on the Railway Path

The Friends of the Railway Path are delighted to have all 3 of the information boards installed along the Railway Path. One tells the story of Chiseldon Camp, the military camp active from 1914 until 1962. A second shows the flowers and butterflies that can be found in the cutting near Whitefield Farm. The third… read more

Council has preparations in place ahead of winter season

A team of eight drivers and eight gritting lorries are on standby should Swindon be hit by freezing temperatures over the coming months. More than 500 tonnes of salt were delivered to Swindon Borough Council’s Waterside depot in Cheney Manor Industrial Estate during the summer, taking the road salt stockpile to over 1,300 tonnes. The… read more

Melksham Town Council Vacancies

Melksham Town Council have two open vacancies. Locum Clerk/Committee Clerk £21,166 – £22,911 We are looking to hire a short-term Committee Clerk to assist the council during the implementation of our staffing restructure. Working full time you would be responsible for the preparation of all our agendas, using the Modern.Gov Committee system, attendance at evening… read more