Melksham parkrun off to a flying start

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

Resolve to test your fire alarms

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

Fake Grant Fraud Alert…!

Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee. To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking websites that claim to be operating on behalf … Continue reading Fake Grant Fraud Alert…!

Keep your home secure from burglars…

Police have issued home security advice after a series of car key burglaries across West Wiltshire. Officers are investigating burglaries in Trowbridge, Melksham, Bradford on Avon, Westbury and Warminster. In the majority of the burglary cases, offenders have entered a property through an unlocked door and stole keys from the hallway, before returning later to … Continue reading Keep your home secure from burglars…

Fire Safety counts – stay safe this Christmas

Festive Fire Safety Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing is urging residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year, is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra distractions of Christmas make it especially important to be … Continue reading Fire Safety counts – stay safe this Christmas

Help shape local plans to 2036 : Consultation open till 19th December

Help shape Wiltshire’s plans to 2036 : Wiltshire Local Plan Review Wiltshire Council has a statutory duty to plan for the new homes, jobs and infrastructure needed to support Wiltshire’s communities while protecting the local environment and quality of life and to keep it’s plans up to date. The Council is reviewing the Wiltshire Core … Continue reading Help shape local plans to 2036 : Consultation open till 19th December

Need funds for a community wildlife or conservation project?

Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy Community Fund This Community Fund is now open for applications. The fund receives donations from the activities of Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy and has funds to grant to beneficiaries for projects. Projects must encourage and support Wiltshire communities and voluntary groups to take initiatives in wildlife conservation, mitigation of climate change … Continue reading Need funds for a community wildlife or conservation project?

Keevil Kerbing Project

1. The centre of Keevil is in a Conservation Area as shown in this Kerbing-Project-Map. The map shows that Keevil Primary School is in the centre along with its adjacent Grade I listed building called Talboys. Both the School and Talboys are separated from the highway (Main Street) by a grass strip. 2. The grass strip … Continue reading Keevil Kerbing Project

Stay safe from fire this Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons. Every year on 31 October, children and adults are injured in accidents where candles or fireworks have set fire to costumes and hair. Plastic capes and bin liners, often used as costumes, are also … Continue reading Stay safe from fire this Halloween