Category: News

Charges at Stanford Tip

There have been several comments from residents regarding the charges for some items at the Stanford Recycling Centre. Here is the official schedule of charges stanford tip charges .All transactions should be recorded on the hand held device used by the site operatives which generates a receipt.  Customers do have to wait for a receipt as it prints in the […]

Public Exhibition of Shrivenham Development

There will be a public exhibition on Tuesday 20th February between 3-7pm at Shrivenham Memorial Hall concerning the proposals for the land East of Highworth Road, Shrivenham (between the A420 and the Church). This is for 515 houses, land for a primary school (not the school itself!!) and a new road junction onto the A420. Additional […]

Budding film makers

The BFI Film Academy is back in Bradford for a third consecutive year from 27 January 2018. Applications Close Monday 14 January! Please encourage all young people interested in this opportunity to apply online before 11:59 on 14 January 2018. Thank you! Over the last two years we have supported 40 young filmmakers from all […]

Local film star!

The spotlight has recently fallen on Watchfield resident Linda Jones with a film made about her by landlord Soha Housing. 50 year old Linda, of Charlesby Drive, features in a two-minute documentary, shot partly at Swindon Central Library, which describes her juggling being a Mum of four with studying for a University degree and – […]

FREE Christmas Craft Cafe

An opportunity to get you and the kids covered in glue and glitter! Come along to Watchfield Village Hall to make Christmas cards and simple Christmas decorations. Drop in anytime between 10am and 12 noon. Free tea, coffee and squash. Cake 50p and bacon butties £1. Come along to create or help and have a […]

Highworth Road closure – 5 weeks

The bridge is currently subject to a 3t weight restriction and a 2m width restriction due to structural damage discovered in 2014. These works will allow us to remove these restrictions and return the bridge’s capacity to full highway loading.  The bridge was originally constructed in 2002 and was the first glass fibre reinforced plastic […]

Christmas Craft Demonstration – WI

Lottie Baxter will be demonstrating Christmas Crafts at the WI meeting of October 19, 7pm for 7.30pm in Shrivenham Memorial Hall. Visitors are always welcome. Do go along or call Mary (01793 780039) or Jane (01793 783521)