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Just over a month left to have your say on waste strategy

Just over a month left to have your say on waste strategy

      NEWS RELEASE You have just over a month left to help shape a ten year strategy on how Wiltshire Council collects and manages household waste and recycling. A consultation got underway last month to canvass your views to ensure the strategy is representative of your opinions and enables you to reduce, re-use and read more…

Tackling Domestic Abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse

          Dear Neighbourhood Watch supporter, Tackling Domestic Abuse is a national priority for the Home Office, Police, Neighbourhood Watch and Crimestoppers. Neighbourhood Watch is working with Crimestoppers to raise awareness about domestic abuse and what our supporters and volunteers can do to help prevent and report it.  We would be grateful read more…

Parking charges consultation now live

Parking charges consultation now live

          Local people are being asked to have their say on the options to review car parking charges in Wiltshire to help safeguard public transport and other services, with a consultation now underway. Bridget Wayman, cabinet member for highways and transport, said: “We don’t want to increase parking charges, however the read more…

Defibrillator training for the community this weekend!

defib training

Defibrillators are installed and operational in Westbury and there are free sessions for the community in how to operate one in an emergency: Sessions will be at The Laverton on the following dates: Saturday 14th October          10-11.30am and 11.30am – 1pm Tuesday 24th October          6.30-8.30pm Defibrillators have read more…

Community Litter Pick

litter pick

On Saturday 21st October 2017 residents are invited to meet at the former Co-op store car park (upper) from 9.45am, ready to start at 10am-12. A community litter pick will take place around Bitham Park and The Mead. A map, briefing and all equipment will be provided but those taking part are advised to dress appropriately for read more…