PCC wants to hear from residents on proposed increase to policing precept A public consultation about a proposed increase in the policing part of council tax has reached the halfway point. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, is consulting on a proposal to increase the policing part of council tax … Continue reading Proposed tax increase for local policing…
The inaugural Melksham parkrun took place on Saturday 16th December with 102 runners testing out the new course. The feedback from the runners and the volunteers has been fantastic and hundreds more have attended the two subsequent Saturday events. The free, weekly 5k run takes place every Saturday morning at 9am in King George V … Continue reading Melksham parkrun off to a flying start
A resolution worth keeping - test your smoke alarms every month... Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking local people to make monthly testing of their smoke alarms one of their New Year’s resolutions. Many of us see January as an opportunity for a fresh start, and safety should be top of the … Continue reading Resolve to test your fire alarms
“Would you be prepared to pay an extra pound a month to protect our police Force?” That’s the question being asked by Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson. The policing precept consultation is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed increase of £12 a year. Currently the average … Continue reading What would you pay to protect local policing?