Local information from Wanborough Parish Council.

Charitable or non-commercial groups in the Wanborough area can promote their organisation and events through this site. Simply send details to info@wanborough.info

Site last updated 02.04.20

Contact Wanborough Parish Council at
clerk@wanborough.info
The Parish Clerk's hours are Monday to Wednesday, 9am to 4pm.

Welcome to the Wanborough Parish Website

During the Covid-19 restrictions, we are endeavouring to bring you the most relevant information of use to the parish, on the website and via Facebook and Twitter. For further information, there are links on our Covid-19 information page to Government, NHS and Swindon Borough information pages.


COVID-19 Information Updated 02.04.20
  • Wanborough Parish Council

    Wanborough Covid-19 information
    Bonfires
    With no green waste collection this week, residents may be considering a bonfire instead to get rid of their garden waste.

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    Live Well Hub Swindon

    This hub has been set up for those who need additional help. Swindon Borough Council have confirmed that they will direct callers back to Parish Council if their need can be met locally by the Community Volunteer Network set up in the village.

    More Here →
    Scams
    Crises like this bring out the best in most people, but the worst in others.

    Unfortunately there are a number of scams out there. More Here →
    What to do with waste if you are suffering symptoms of Covid-19:
    SBC have issued instructions on the handling of disposal of waste tissues, cleaning wipes etc. Read Here →
    Social Distancing in public places:
    Wanborough's Open Spaces remain open, enjoy them safely and keep your distance

    Please remember both Play Areas are Closed and Hooper's Field is Closed,

    Whilst getting outdoors for fresh air, sunshine and exercise is good, this must only be done once a day in household groups (NOT friends and family) and with due regard to social distancing advice.
    Links Government Covid-19 Information page and to the Swindon Borough site information with status of their services.

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    Wanborough Community Network of volunteers to help neighbours who might become self-isolated.

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    If you need to contact Parish Council please e-mail clerk@wanborough.info, text or ring mobile 07588 769829 More Here →
    Notification from Swindon Borough Council
    As of Thursday 26th March 2020 Swindon Borough Council is suspending its paid for Garden Waste Collection Service.
    Full Announcement Here →
  • Elderly, Vulnerable & NHS Special Shopping Hours
    UPDATED 02.04.20
    The food retail stores are working hard to ensure supplies and help elderly, vulnerable and NHS/Social Support workers to get the supplies that they need.

    We have now surveyed all the major store websites for the latest information that we can find.

    More Here →
  • Other Parish News
  • Wanborough Village Trail

    The Wanborough Village Trail was officially dedicated and opened on Saturday 14th March.

    Pictures and video of the event are now online.

    See the Village Trail Here →
  • Eastern Villages

    A copy of the 3rd New Eastern Villages Newsletter providing up to date information.

    Here →
  • Wanborough Community Fund

    The information on the Wanborough Community Fund and the type of support it can offer has been updated, along with the grant making policy.

    In particular, see information about Covid-19 hardship cases.

    More Here →
  • Wanborough May Fayre & Scarecrow Trail
    The May Fayre has been Cancelled

    However, WCT are looking for options to see if there is a way to run the Scarecrow Trail.

    More Here →
  • Wales & West Utilities - Gas pipe upgrade - update 27.03.20
    The gas pipe upgrade work has been postponed due to Covid-19 and will be re-scheduled and continue at a future date.

    The work on Ham Road hasn't been completed but they have temporarily filled the holes until they are able to complete at a future date.

    The work on Kite Hill will be re-scheduled and the road closure planned from W/C 6th April will also be re-scheduled.

    Once we receive further information we will let you know.