Background This briefing note updates you on the introduction of a proof of address scheme at Wiltshire’s household recycling centres. From 9 April 2018, residents visiting the sites may be asked to provide a proof of address in order to use the household recycling centre. This must show that the visitor lives in Wiltshire (excluding the Swindon Borough … Continue reading Introduction of proof of address scheme at Wiltshire’s household recycling centres
With a Siberian blast of cold weather continuing over the coming days, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued advice to local people on the best ways to stay safe and warm. Area Manager Craig Baker said: “The Met Office is warning of an exceptionally cold snap over the next few days and, … Continue reading Safety warning as temperatures plummet
“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?
The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust is an Independent charity working closely with Wiltshire Police to provide an invaluable home security service. The Trust has been operating this scheme for the past twenty years helping to secure homes for the elderly, vulnerable & disadvantaged throughout Wiltshire. Responding to the changing needs of the community the Trust … Continue reading Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online
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
The National Farmers Union in Wiltshire is working with the police to try and reduce the incidence of hare coursing across the county. This activity (where dogs are released to chase and kill wild hare for the purpose of betting) is illegal and, alongside the environmental crime, involves trespass, criminal damage and threatening/ intimidating behaviour … Continue reading Help Stamp Out Illegal Hare Coursing
Police Constables Wiltshire Police has launched its autumn recruitment drive, with applications now open for Police Constables. All candidates must register online and complete an initial eligibility form, including educational qualifications by Sunday 1 October. Candidates who pass the initial eligibility stage are then invited to complete an application form. Shortlisting stages include an assessment … Continue reading Applications Open for Police Constables & PCSOs
Community Tree Planting Project Wiltshire intends to commemorate the end of the First World War (11th November 1918) at the 100th anniversary in November 2018. The Commemoration will take the form of planting 10,000 trees in the County to acknowledge the sacrifice of the 10,000 soldiers from Wiltshire who died in World War 1. Options … Continue reading Should Keevil plant commemorative community trees?
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 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