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  • Wiltshire Police renew warning over black ice

    By nhavergal at 12:09 on 07/02/13
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    Wiltshire Police are warning motorists to take extra care on the roads across the county after receiving twelve reports of black ice.  Between 4:51am and 8:30am this morning police were informed of black ice across roads. A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said: "A number of minor injuries were reported as cars slid on the ice. Fortunately no one is believed to have been seriously hurt." How to keep safe on the roads during...
  • Chippenham: Free car parking in Wiltshire this Christmas

    By nhavergal at 15:22 on 09/10/12
    Wiltshire Council is offering an extra hour of parking across the county.
    Wiltshire Council is giving residents in Wiltshire an extra one hour parking for free for the second year running.  The voucher which will be available in the council's magazine Your Wiltshire will entitle the holder one extra of car parking free of charge when a parking ticket is bought.  The magazine will be put through resident's letterboxes on Monday, 15, October 2012. Cabinet member for highways, Dick Tonge said: "I...
  • Wiltshire Council to help fund £6m for pedestrian railway improvements

    By nhavergal at 14:28 on 13/09/12
    The funding aims to improve facilities at stations for pedestrians and cyclists.
    Wiltshire Council and the Department of Transport will fund £6 million into improving cyclist and pedestrian facilities at railway stations across Wiltshire.  The scheme is to help fund more secure bike facilities and safer routes to stations for pedestrians.  Stations that will receive these improvements through the funding are: Chippenham, Warminster, Trowbridge and Melksham.  Salisbury will also have a bus...
  • Parking makes people in Chippenham angry, says survey

    By suelearner at 12:19 on 06/04/12
    Chippenham town centre
    Parking is what really stirs up emotions and makes people in Chippenham angry, according to the first town survey conducted by localpeople.co.uk. The survey polled over 5,000 people across their network of 165 community sites to find what the nation thinks of their towns. The people of Chippenham felt most let down by a lack of parking and parking charges and felt they are too reliant on their cars due to poor public transport. ...
  • Unsung no more – Swift heroes win accolades

    By RichJefferies at 18:35 on 11/07/11
    Swift Medics Dr Jonathan Glover (Marlborough), Dr James Dunn (Swindon), Dr Adam Brownhill (Chippenham) and Ed Valentine (Corsham)
    The unsung heroes of Wiltshire's highways aren't so anonymous anymore –after recently receiving a clutch of accolades from across the county. The winning streak peaked when Swift Medics were crowned Wiltshire Community Group of the Year in the Wiltshire Life Awards.  The three nominees for the award were Swift Medics, The Longmeadow Residents and Tenants Association of Trowbridge, and Wiltshire Air Ambulance.  Team...

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