Changes to Recycling Arrangements
This coming Spring, Wiltshire Council will be making it even easier for the county’s residents to use the kerbside recycling collection service. The way in which recyclable materials are collected will change, as will arrangements for collections. In the week beginning 24 February, Wiltshire Council will be writing to every household in Wiltshire, providing details
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Neighbourhood Services Update
We are sorry to report that due to a high level of sickness this week in the neighbourhood services department, we are having to prioritise what gets done around the town. Please continue to report any issues on our Report Page.
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Can’t Reach Us?
If you’ve been trying to contact the Town Council today, we’re currently having some issues with our telephone system – please email us at info@trowbridge.gov.uk and we’ll pass your message on to the appropriate department . . .
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News . . . About Our News
We’re sure that all visitors to the Town Council website enjoy coverage of what we consider to be of interest, but we’ve now realised that some of you might like to look back to a story which we’ve covered in the past. So, we’ve now added an archive section – simply type a keyword into
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‘Developing’ News . . .
If you are interested in what building developments are taking place in and around Trowbridge, a meeting of the Town Council’s Town Development Committee held at the end of January discussed the following matters . . . The Town Council itself has applied on behalf of local charity Trowbridge Future for the erection of a
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Nick Allford
All at Trowbridge Town Council were saddened to learn of the recent death of their former colleague Nick Allford, who died in January following a long illness. Born in 1958 in Cherhill in Wiltshire, Nick joined the Council in 2009 after having spent 15 years of his working life with Nestle, and later in security,
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‘Nacho-rally’ Tasty!
Popular Trowbridge takeaway Nacho Cheese has scooped both Best in the South West and national titles at the British Takeaway Awards, which were held in January at London’s Savoy Hotel. Lorraine Priestley, who runs the business with her partner Adie Willis, were delighted to receive the prize of £5,000 and a trophy from TV personality
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A Beautiful New You . . .
“Think pink, think glam, think Beauty Hut”   Professional beautician Lucy Clarke is originally from Essex, and moved to Trowbridge four years ago. In August 2019, she opened her own salon ‘Beauty Hut’ in Castle Street, as a result of her home business becoming so successful that she had to find premises elsewhere. Before that,
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Fairtrade Fortnight in Trowbridge
Having had Fairtrade status for over 10 years, and the Fairtrade movement having celebrated 25 years in 2019, the Trowbridge Fairtrade Group have announced the town’s participation in Fairtrade Fortnight, which will take place between Sunday February 24th and Sunday March 8th. The event was announced recently at Little Earth café, in Fore Street. There will
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Climate Change and You . . .
Climate emergency is the most pressing environmental issue that we have to face. Public bodies such as Trowbridge Town Council now realise that they have a moral obligation to not only address this impact on a local basis, but also to set an example to the wider community and demonstrate how things can be done.
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