What would you pay to protect local policing?

“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?

Bobby Van service can help you stay safe online

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 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

Help Stamp Out Illegal Hare Coursing

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

Applications Open for Police Constables & PCSOs

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

Should Keevil plant commemorative community trees?

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?

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

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!