With the Easter holidays underway and the May bank holidays fast approaching, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public to take care when out and about. When good weather combines with children being off school, it’s natural that families will want to enjoy the sunshine, especially in our beautiful local countryside…. read more
More than 160 Easter treats were donated to the Council to put a spring into the step of isolated residents across the town. A team from Intel Involved, working at Intel Corporation in Swindon, donated a hoard of goodie bags with treats for people of all ages. Younger people living in the Council’s supported accommodation… read more
Ninety-five per cent of four-year-olds have been offered a place in their first choice primary school for this September. Swindon Borough Council’s School Admissions team have ensured that 95 per cent of children entering Reception class this year will attend their first choice primary school, while 99 per cent will attend one of their three… read more
This is my final transport report on behalf of Chiseldon Parish Council, as I will be stepping down as a parish councillor on 7th May. Two road resurfacing schemes have been completed in the Chiseldon area in the last month. The Hodson Road improvement was on time, but it gave it us only a two… read more
An opportunity exists for the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Parish Council. This demanding and varied role is at the heart of the Parish Council, and the successful applicant will play an integral part in ensuring it fulfils its obligations, both statutory and to the residents of Covingham. The Clerk is… read more
Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson has decided not to stand for re-election to the post of PCC in 2020. The position of an elective PCC was created to replace Police Authorities in 2012. Angus, who served as a magistrate member on the local Police Authority for seven years prior to… read more
We’ve got a crackin’ line up of events to keep the kids entertained over Easter The Great Lydiard Park Easter Trail Hunt for clues around the lakes and woodlands, solve the puzzles and be rewarded with an Easter surprise. Meet the Easter Bunny Meet and greet sessions upstairs in the Brunel Centre between M&S and… read more
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Children will be able to take part in some special activities to coincide with a new exhibition that is opening at STEAM over the Easter holidays. The holiday activities have been organised to complement the brand new ‘World’s Fastest’ exhibition, which explores the Great Western Railway’s race to become the fastest railway in the world…. read more
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