Thank you to all who donated

We are thrilled to announce with your help we were able to raise £169.30. Thank you so much for this fantastic donation towards the Brighter Futures Dementia Appeal. Your gift will help Brighter Futures first goal of raising funds for ‘Dementia Friendly Clocks’, which will make a stay or visit to hospital less confusing. It… read more

Temporary closure of National Cycle Route 482 due to tree work

The cycle path will be closed between Barnfield and the River Kennet from 10th to 14th January between 8am and 5pm on to enable pruning and felling of trees due to ash dieback. To ensure the safety of everyone, please respect the staff and their secure working area. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – December 2021

Points of interest from the meetings held in December 2021. Christmas tree event on New Road The annual event was held on Wed 8th December 6.00pm at the tree on New Road opposite the memorial. My personal thanks for all the staff and Cllrs who came along and ensured the event was safe and successful…. read more

The Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter For Supporters

The December newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters across England and Wales can be read here: https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/2021-12/Dec%202021%20OUR%20NEWS_0.pdf This edition features pieces on our amazing partnerships with Patlock and ERA, the Neighbourhood Watch Community Grants Fund, Neighbour of the Year Awards 2021, the success of Park Hall Area Neighbourhood Watch using WhatsApp, how to make sure we… read more

Science Museum Group Wroughton Solar Park Community Benefit Fund

The Science Museum Group Wroughton Solar Park Community Benefit Fund opens 1st November, 2021 via the Wiltshire Community Foundation Small Grants – up to £2,000 This programme supports projects which will improve the lives of people living in the parish areas of: Wroughton, Chiseldon, Clyffe Pypard, Broad Town, Broad Hinton, Ogbourne St George, Ogbourne St… read more

Carers Emergency Card Scheme

The Emergency Card Scheme is available to all carers over the age of 18. Do you worry about what would happen to your cared for (dependant), whether an adult or child, if you were taken seriously ill or had an accident? If so, the Emergency Card Scheme can offer you peace of mind. Please see… read more

New path

A new path has been laid at the Chapel Offices/Museum/Butts Road cemetery, replacing the old crumbling tarmac path.    

Brighter Futures Dementia Appeal

When you’re living with dementia, the world can feel like a scary and confusing place. Imagine then having to visit or stay in a busy hospital, away from the familiarity of your home and family, many suffer with lonliness, fear and sadness. Whilst we are proud of the care and treatment provided to our dementia… read more

Crime Prevention Advice Following Rise In Vehicle Thefts

We are encouraging people to follow crime prevention advice following a rise in vehicle thefts across Wiltshire. Over the past few weeks we have seen an increase in the number of reports of thefts of cars, vans and motorbikes. The is believed to be linked to the rise in demand on the second-hand motor trade,… read more

Charity Raffle for Brighter Futures

£1per strip and at the Xmas lights event 8th Dec 6.00pm New Road Prizes include: £100 One4All Voucher £50 One4All Voucher £50 Amazon Voucher Christmas Hamper Hand crochet blanket On sale from Oakleys Spar. Raffle to be drawn Wednesday 8th December 7.00pm Sports & Social Club