Wiltshire Community Foundation is a Devizes-based organisation which is able to give financial support to the residents of the county who need it the most. This has never been more evident than at present during the COVID-19 crisis. The foundation has now produced a video which shows how their Coronavirus Response Fund has helped support Read more
As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, we hope that you’re all managing to beat the boredom  . . . But if that isn’t the case, then why not try some of our Boredom Busting Bingo and activity sheets? See below  – you’re sure to find something fun that everyone will enjoy . . .    Read more
Dear friends, The country continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. As HM The Queen’s representative in Wiltshire and on behalf of the Lieutenancy, I would like to offer an interim note of appreciation to everyone, the young or not so young in every corner of Wiltshire, on the frontline or not, for their forbearance and Read more
Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group has agreed a set of recommendations that will maintain the health and wellbeing of mums-to-be during the current coronavirus outbreak. The changes, which were agreed at an extraordinary public meeting on Thursday 30 April, will ensure families are kept safe at this current time, Read more
People living in Wiltshire are being advised not to let worries about coronavirus stop them asking for medical help for themselves or their children if they become ill, have a serious accident or have a concern about their health. They are also being warned that not seeking medical help for symptoms that could be the Read more
While we all remain in COVID-19 lockdown, if you fancy a taste of Caribbean sunshine, Jerk Stop will be happy to serve it up. Based in Trowbridge, this outdoor catering company was set up in July last year by Jermaine Scott, 28, and his partner, Antonia Lilley, 27, providing a fusion of Caribbean and English Read more
Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, all departments of Trowbridge Town Council have continued to provide services to the town and its people: some departments are also looking ahead to later in the year, when we hope things will have changed. Niamh, from the Facilities Team, takes up the story . . . “We were of course Read more
There have recently been some interesting discussions on the Wiltshire Times website about the way in which councillors are elected and Trowbridge Town Council works. The town’s Mayor, Councillor David Cavill FRSA has issued a response. “I moved to Trowbridge 14 years ago, and have grown to love the town and our wonderful county of Read more
Town Clerk and Chief Executive of Trowbridge Town Council, Lance Allan, has sought to reassure the residents of the town regarding recent reports of an increase in Council Tax payments. Speaking recently, he said “I would like to make it absolutely clear that the Town Council will not need to implement a Council Tax increase Read more
The Trowbridge Museum team may be working from home (and we’re even getting help from our manager Hannah’s daughter, Eilan), but we are still helping the community engage with history from afar! Our Learning and Outreach team have been on hand since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to help with homeschooling and history queries Read more