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Bowerhill Seating locations decided

BOWERHILL Residents Action group (BRAG) has been awarded an Area Board grant to buy more seats for the village. One has already been earmarked for the green opposite Tesco and…

Atworth survey hits every home in the village as housing future considered

A housing needs survey is shortly to be conducted in Atworth. Mitch Roberts, parish clerk explained, “Our parish plan is currently being reviewed, by a steering group, who are engaging…

More funding to support local youth activities from Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council leaders has announced further funding, which is to be made available this year, to support community-led youth activities. The council says that this funding of approximately £300,000 is…

Melksham residents’ anger at lack of council action

A RESIDENT in Melksham has hit out at Wiltshire Council after they have failed to clear a public footpath that he claims is, “very dangerous and an accident waiting to…

Cycle paths in Melksham!

Do you currently cycle in and around the Melksham community area, either for fun or just to get from A to B? Are you aware of where the majority of…

Step closer to smart card in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is one step closer to having a smart card for the county which will be used to pay for public transport, parking library charges and leisure activities.  At a…

Wiltshire Council release grass cutting update

The council’s contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) has pledged to keep on top of grass cutting in West Wiltshire. BBLP has responded to residents’ concerns and agreed a plan…

Changes to electoral registration system

The biggest change in the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years is being introduced in Wiltshire over the summer. Everyone living in the county will receive a letter explaining…

Consultation starts into future of fire service

A wide ranging consultation to consider options for the future of Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service started on Monday 21st July. Between now and 20th October, local people will be…

Calls to use additional savings to help Wiltshire’s Youth Service

Two six-figure salaries are set not to be replaced at Wiltshire Council and local Lib Dems are asking why.  The two senior staff running the council’s flagship campus transformation programme…