Tumble Dryer safety advice

The recent bad weather has meant lots of households with tumble dryers have probably had them working overtime. As such, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued some timely advice on how to avoid the risk of fire. Station Manager Graham Kewley said: “Tumble dryers contain powerful motors with fast moving parts that … Continue reading Tumble Dryer safety advice

Do you know a volunteer who does exceptional work with the police in our community?

Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd has launched the 24th annual Lord Ferrers Awards to recognise the outstanding contribution of special constables, police support volunteers and volunteer police cadets. This year a new category has been introduced for Technical Innovation, to encourage recognition of 'cyber' specials' and those volunteers using technology creatively to combat the … Continue reading Do you know a volunteer who does exceptional work with the police in our community?

Mental Health Information Evening

Everyone is welcome to attend an evening of information about Mental Health matters by popular local GP Dr David Thomas Monday 11th September at 7.30pm Spa Medical Centre, Snowberry Lane, Melksham Information about anxiety, stress, depression, and panic attacks (excluding dementia) Refreshments from 7pm Hosted by the Patient Reference Group

September events at the History Centre

The History Centre is running four events this September at various locations. For further information call 01249 705500. Wednesday 6th September 10:30-4:30 History Revealed - Bremhill - with Julie Davis, Ally McConnell and Dorothy Treasure At Calne Library for the morning session. Own transport is required for the field trip in the afternoon. Discover how … Continue reading September events at the History Centre

Victim Support in Wiltshire

Victim Support is an independent charity offering free, confidential and comprehensive support to people of all ages affected by crime - even if the crime is not reported. The service is free and confidential and is delivered by highly trained team including specialist caseworkers. They have built up good working relationships with a huge network of … Continue reading Victim Support in Wiltshire

Martins Road Pond clearance

Message from Paul Lenaerts 9th August 2017 "You may remember that we have had a number of meetings with the MoD etc about clearing the vegetation covering the ditch which takes the overflow from the pond to the culvert under the airfield and thereby to a tributary of Semington Brook. The danger is that if … Continue reading Martins Road Pond clearance

How many smoke alarms do you have?

Fire statistics reveal that one smoke alarm may not be enough to provide you with the best chance of escaping a fire in the home. Most people know that working smoke alarms save lives. They provide the vital early warning that allows for a safe escape and a tragedy avoided. But, despite the majority of … Continue reading How many smoke alarms do you have?

Get your applications to the Community Action Fund in by Friday!

The deadline for applications to the Police & Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund is THIS FRIDAY 11TH AUGUST 2017 The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, is seeking applications for his new Community Action Fund. The fund launched by the PCC at the end of June has been created to … Continue reading Get your applications to the Community Action Fund in by Friday!