News

Volunteers needed at Sandleaze Bank – Saturday 30 November

A message from Giles Collins: 30th November is the day the Woodland Trust have chosen for their ‘Mass Participation Tree Planting’ event as part of the ‘Big Climate Fightback’. The plan is for 1,000,000 trees to be planted on that day. Woodland Trust have not as yet sent us our trees to plant (they are…
Read more

Stay well this winter

Look after yourself this winter As the dark nights draw in across Wiltshire and winter really starts to bite, it’s worth thinking about how we can all make sure we’re looking after ourselves and staying well over the cold winter months. The NHS recently launched its annual winter campaign – Help Us Help You– which…
Read more

Temporary Closure of: The Green, Cheverell Magna (Ref: TTRO 6257) 20/21 November 2019

Wiltshire Council Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Closure of: The Green, Cheverell Magna (Ref: TTRO 6257) Notice is hereby given that the Wiltshire Council has made an Order to close temporarily to all traffic: The Green, Cheverell Magna; from its junction with High Street to its junction with Cheverell Green…
Read more

Community Policing Team Report

The most recent Community Policing Team Report for Devizes Town and Devizes Rural can be found here: PC Report October PC Report July-August PC Report June PC Report April

‘Surviving Winter Fund’ grants

The Surviving Winter grant can provide households with £300 to help with winter fuel costs. This is in addition to the winter fuel payment that everyone over 60 receives. Grants are made from funds raised by the Wiltshire Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign and there is no automatic entitlement to the grant if you…
Read more

Parish Council report to The Bridge – November 2019

Our chairman writes: Apologies! Somehow I managed to miss the deadline for the October edition of the Bridge, so this months’ notes are something of a “bumper” edition as I endeavour to report on two months worth of Parish council business. It was pleasing to see several members of the public at our September meeting.…
Read more

Devizes Lantern Parade

Devizes Lantern Parade 29th November 2019 (probably the biggest and best of its kind in the County!) To join in the procession you’ll need to have made a lantern! Open Lantern Making Workshops Wiltshire Museum 13:00 – 16:00 on Sun 3rd, Sat 9th & Sun 24th November St John’s Parish Hall 13:00 – 16:00 on…
Read more

A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down news update

You may have noticed signs in the area giving advance notice of lane closures at Countess roundabout. Highways England are putting in temporary traffic management to help ground investigation teams carry out survey work safely. Traffic management is due to begin on Sunday 3 November, and involves lane closures on the roundabout and its approaches,…
Read more

Bonfire Night and Fireworks

In just over a couple of weeks it will be Bonfire Night. Fireworks can add excitement to special occasions, however, they are also:       Dangerous Can frighten and disturb people and animals Cause annoyance and damage Have an impact on air quality   Please remember to follow the Firework Code:   Only buy…
Read more

Every Mind Matters

Public Health England have joined forces with the NHS, launching a new groundbreaking platform to support mental health. It helps people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. You can find out more at Every Mind Matters.