Welcome Back Cllr Keith Bates

We are happy to welcome back Cllr Keith Bates to the Parish Council. Cllr Bates had decided to retire at the elections in May but has offered to come back to provide his support and knowledge until the council has co-opted more Cllrs. We currently have 7 Cllrs in place with vacancies for 8 more…. read more

Have A Go At Being An On-Call Firefighter In Swindon

Firefighters in Swindon are giving you the chance to ‘have a go’ at becoming an on-call firefighter at the Fire Station next week. Fire crews will be on station from 10am-2pm on 15th June to encourage local people to become on-call firefighters. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service needs new on-call recruits to provide… read more

Do You Know A Charlie?

Do you know a CHARLIE? This week (10-16 June) is Carers’ Week, and Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is officially launching its ‘Do you know a CHARLIE’ campaign. More than 6.5 million people in the UK are currently caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is older, disabled or seriously ill…. read more

Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow

Do you support a young person with additional needs? The Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow will be held at the Swindon Council Civic Offices from 12 – 5pm on 19 June with over 40 stallholders offering advice to help plan for their future.

Sat 29th June Ridgeway event: Follow in the footsteps of famous artists, writers and photographers…

You and your community would be welcome to join us to get creative on The Ridgeway on Saturday 29th June 2019 at St Dunstan’s church, Monks Risborough, Bucks. See the flyer or website for details and booking tickets – www.nationaltrail.co.uk/ridgeway/2019forum Follow in the footsteps of famous artists, writers and photographers who were inspired by what… read more

Would you know what to do if there was a fire in your home?

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service offer Free safe and well advice. During a Safe and Well visit we will discuss the risks in your home, agree an escape plan and also fit FREE smoke and heat detectors if your home requires them. For more infomation call 0800 038 2323 or visit dwfire.org.uk

Highways E-Newsletter

Wellington Street almost complete The major transformation of Wellington Street connecting the railway station to the town centre is almost complete and from lunchtime on Monday (10 June) will be open to traffic, cyclists and pedestrians. The newly installed toucan crossing will be in action and all temporary road signs and temporary traffic lights will… read more

Fake Bank Notes

We have recently had a few incidents of fake bank notes being used across the county. Learn how to check if your banknotes are genuine or counterfeit here: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/counterfeit-banknotes/how-to-check-your-banknotes

New Opportunities For Police Staff And Police Support Volunteers

Wiltshire Police is hiring! We are advertising a number of key staff roles this month, including Local Crime Investigators and Police Community Support Officers across the county. On Monday 24 June we are opening recruitment for Contact Centre Operators, who handle 999 and 101 calls at our 24/7 Crime & Communications Centre in Devizes. Our… read more