Wroughton Social Group A friendly social group for anyone living with sight loss 1st Wednesday each month 10am to 12pm. St Joseph’s Church Hall, Devizes Road, Wroughton SN4 0RZ. Free parking available . Wroughton Advice Hub At this social group is also an advice hub where you can receive information, advice and practical help… read more
It’s the binfo you’ve been waiting for! Over the next few days, look out for your letter containing information on your new waste and recycling collection day, which will come into play from week commencing 27 November. We’ve now finished delivering the new recycling containers you’ll need ahead of the roll out of food waste… read more
If you received the first of three Government Cost of Living Payments back in April/May, look out for the next payment due between 31 October and 19 November. This is the second of three payments, totalling up to £900, for those eligible and on means-tested benefits, such as Universal Credit, Pension Credit, or tax credits…. read more
Communications between the Wiltshire Police Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner are shared for the interest and benefit of communities within Wiltshire. Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, This week, I informed our communities of a significant service failure relating to Clare’s Law disclosures handled by Wiltshire Police. As I outlined publicly… read more
This morning, in response to the latest weather forecast, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has moved to Yellow Alert status ahead of Storm Ciarán. It is due to hit central southern England overnight on Wednesday and continue into Thursday, leading to several hours of strong winds, heavy rain and a risk of localised flooding. At this… read more
Chiseldon Parish Council shares updates it receives which may be of interest to our residents. PCC Philip Wilkinson writes: Two years ago, I and the other four PCCs in the south west agreed to collaborate with our respective forces to target county lines drug networks, along with the anti-social behaviour drugs bring to local communities…. read more
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today (16 October) announced that more than three million households will be informed that they qualify for the Warm Home Discount. The automatic one-off £150 payment will help eligible, low-income customers in England, Scotland and Wales pay their energy bills over the winter. The government is today… read more
We have some additional information on the changes to the recycling scheme from SBC: Go live date is Mon 27th November Additional blue bags will be available from core libraries from early November for residents who feel they need more than one, for a limited period of time. Residents are being encouraged to crush contents,… read more
Are you a Swindon Town Football Club supporter/fan? Come to Wroughton Library for an evening with Dick Mattick on 27th October, 7.30pm
People living across the South West are being asked to spot the signs of exploitation and coercive control of vulnerable young people. As part of Operation Scorpion, a regional intensification campaign, we are encouraging communities to look out for the signs that a young person is participating in illegal drug-related activities. The initiative, now in… read more
The Chiseldon and local community put on a fine display of scarecrows for 2023, raising money for charity. A selection appears below – and sorry if we didn’t choose yours! You can see more images at Chiseldon Scarecrow Trail | Facebook. Click on the images to see a larger version.
Residents in Swindon will now only be asked to vote for their local councillors once every four years following an Extraordinary Council meeting last night (12 Oct). Councillors voted unanimously to change the election cycle from the current ‘by thirds’ model to an alternative ‘whole council’ election model, which would see all seats on the… read more
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Please note that a diversion will be in place on October 22nd.
Communications between the Wiltshire Police Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner are shared for the interest and benefit of communities within Wiltshire. Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, In light of the ongoing conflict in Israel and the border with Gaza, it is only right I start this letter by acknowledging the… read more
Residents of the Parish have a strong history of helping those in need in times of crisis and emergency. The Parish Council are compiling a list of those who can help at such times, which will be used on a local level. This is for community emergencies rather than isolated incidents. Types of volunteers could… read more
Tens of thousands of households across Swindon have already received their new food waste caddies and weighted bag ahead of the roll out of weekly food waste collections across the majority of the Borough at the end of next month. So far, 55,000 homes have received the new containers they need before the changes are… read more
For ages 5-16. Learn non-contact boxing, martial arts and football skills. Make friends and build confidence! For further information, email email@example.com
PUBLIC NOTICE SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 – THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE –DRAYCOT LANE, CHISELDON This Order is being introduced for THAMES WATER works and will impose a restriction on driving on Draycot Lane at the junction with Norris Close. Traffic to be diverted via B4005 New… read more
In this month’s update: Celebrating 15 years of Central Library opening Library closure updates (storm damage) Green libraries week Cost of living roadshow ..and more Read the October Library newsletter.