Washpool Restoration

The Washpool restoration started in 2007. The stream was very much at the centre of village life over the centuries, with several cottages and a mill located along its length.

Transport Report July 2019

Bus Services 80/81 to change again Owing to the withdrawal of funding by Wiltshire Council the bus services through Chiseldon, the 80 between Swindon, Chiseldon, Marlborough, Tidworth and Ludgershall and the 81, Swindon, Chiseldon and Thorney Park are to change again. The changes take effect on Monday 5th August. The first two buses in the… read more

Swindon’s Heritage Action Zone is officially launched

Swindon Borough Council and Historic England have formally launched the town’s Heritage Action Zone (HAZ). The five-year scheme will bring heritage expertise and £1.6 million of funding from Historic England, who will work with the Council and other partners to revitalise this under-appreciated area of Swindon. The scheme, led by Swindon Borough Council, will see… read more

Swindon is charging ahead with plans for an electric vehicle future

Swindon is planning for an electric future thanks to a new policy for new-build homes that will go out for consultation in July and August. Swindon Borough Council’s Planning Committee approved the borough’s draft Parking Standards 2019 document on Tuesday (11 June) which sets out how new developments should make appropriate provision for the parking… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – June 2018

Points of interest from the meetings held in May 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 31st May at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who has Dementia, and those caring for someone with Dementia is welcome to attend. There is a relaxed atmosphere with singing, and music from local musicians. There is… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – May 2019

Points of interest from the meetings held in April 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 26th April at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who has Dementia, and those caring for someone with Dementia is welcome to attend. There is a relaxed atmosphere with singing, and music from local musicians. There is… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – April 2019

Points of interest from the meetings held in March 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 29th March at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who is caring for someone with dementia is welcome to attend. Neighbourhood Watch meeting The next meeting is Monday 1st April at 6.45pm in the Recreation Hall off… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – March 2019

Points of interest from the meetings held in Feb 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 22nd February at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who is caring for someone with dementia is welcome to attend. Neighbourhood Watch meeting The next meeting is Monday 25th March at 6.45pm in the Recreation Hall off… read more