Leader of Trowbridge Town Council, Stewart Palmen, writes . . . While out and about in our wonderful town, people often approach me to ask questions about Trowbridge Town Council. So, to answer these, I plan to write a series of simple articles for publication on the Trowbridge Town Council website and also included
Soccer enthusiasts both young and old will be interested to find out what Active Trowbridge have on offer this October . . . For three days during half-term week, Active's Soccer Schools are returning to John of Gaunt School. Aimed at ages 5-14, these sessions are intended to develop youngsters' soccer skills. The schedule is:
Trowbridge Town Council has been investing in the town for many years, including the Civic Centre, Museum and a range of sports and recreation facilities. Investing through borrowing allows the Town Council to spread the cost of the investment over the full life of the new facilities, rather than increasing Council Tax. Additionally, interest rates
At Trowbridge Museum we have been welcoming a return to a (COVID-19 safe) new normal . . . With the return of students to schools, David and Nikki in our Learning and Outreach team have been able to trial leading Zoom workshops for local primary schools. Until the Museum reopens and we are able to
During these uncertain and unprecedented times, and after much discussion, we have decided to proceed with the town’s Annual Remembrance Service to be held at St. James’ Church, followed by a Wreath Laying service at the town War Memorial on Sunday November 8th. Due to not being able to control social distancing and having to
As in previous years, Trowbridge Town Council is pleased to be able to support the annual HVDV Christmas Appeal. The Information Centre will be acting as a drop-off point for donations: our current opening hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8am-1230pm and 1pm-4pm. HVDV is an organisation based in Wiltshire providing practical support to families,
During the COVID-19 crisis, the entire planet has become more and more aware of the importance of being able to communicate electronically. Between April and September 2020, a Wiltshire-based community organisation have made sure that 150 laptops have been refurbished, recycled and gifted back into the local community. Schools, charities, voluntary organisations and individuals from
Organisers are excited about the amount of traders wishing to sign up for the first ever Trowbridge Christmas Market. The market will be held three weeks before Christmas from Friday December 4th until Sunday 6th, between 10am and 5pm, at the Innox Mills buildings in Stallard Street, Trowbridge. This will round off the year nicely
Trowbridge Future are delighted to have received over £36,600 in funding from the National Lottery. The award has helped the charity to support communities with the direct and indirect impact of COVID-19. Trowbridge Future is a small, independent charity based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, supporting the most vulnerable people in our community. They have become an
We think you’ll agree that one thing that coronavirus has shown us how important it is for neighbours to take just a little bit of time to look after each other – and should there be another lockdown, then this strength of feeling will be at the heart of communities throughout the nation once again.