Updates from SBC on Libraries,

Proposed Core Library Network Extended Following Consultation Park Library has been added to a network of core libraries as part of a new proposed library strategy to be discussed by Swindon Borough Council’s Cabinet next week (7 December). The strategy is in direct response to the financial pressures facing the Council and the need to… read more

Christmas event at the Three Trees Farm Shop

Christmas Events this week at Three Trees Farm Shop!   Taster Day, 10am-3pm, Saturday 3rd December Come and try samples from our favourite suppliers, including Marshfield Farm’s Christmas Ice Cream flavours, Croome Cuisine’s Christmas Cake Cheese (yes, really!), Christmas pickles and chutneys as well as our own home made cakes.  Ramsbury Brewery will also be… read more

Stay well this Winter

Stay well this winter in Swindon It’s important to look after yourself, especially during the winter. Cold weather can be seriously bad for your health. But the good news is there are some simple things we can all do to help stay well. If you start to feel unwell, even if it’s a cough or… read more

SBC update:

  What is Warm Home Discount? The Warm Home discount is a £140 discount from your electricity supplier for this coming winter. Will I get it? If you were getting Guarantee Pension Credit on 10 July 2016 and your supplier is part of the scheme, you should get the discount automatically. If you are on… read more

SBC update on parking situation at Hodson Road

Update from SBC on the parking situation on Hodson Road near the roundabout after a request was made by Ward Cllr Shaw: Thank you for your email. This request from yourself and previously from Cllr Foley on behalf of the Parish Council has been noted and recorded on our list of requests. Unfortunately, as you… read more

What’s on in December:

Kindly supplied by the Ridgeway Bell: WHAT’S ON IN DECEMBER 2 Dec     Aldbourne Band Christmas Concert, Holy Cross Church, 7.30pm 3 Dec     Taster Day, Three Trees Farm Shop and Cafe, 10am—3pm 3 Dec     Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Chiseldon House Hotel, 11.30am – 12.30pm. Note new venue. 4/11/16 Dec        Choir Practice in Holy Cross Church, 11.30am 5… read more

Police warn of home and car theft increases

PC Nick Payne said:  We are currently experiencing burglaries to properties across “Swindon, the areas of Rodbourne, Gorse Hill and Rodbourne Cheney are particularly affected. Please make sure that your homes are secure, make sure all doors and windows are locked. If you see any suspicious activity please call “Swindon police on 101 or 999… read more

Police information on keeping safe in the event of a terrorist attack.

This week, Wiltshire Police is running a social media campaign to inform the public about how they can help keep themselves and their local community safe in the rare event of a terrorist incident. The current threat to the UK from international terrorism remains ‘severe’ meaning an attack is highly likely. Therefore, it is important… read more