News

Welcome to the North Bradley Parish portal, which serves the Villages of North Bradley, Yarnbrook, and Brokerswood. Please browse the various news items which appear.The website also contains valuable information about various aspects of our community, from facilities, to shows and groups in the parish If you are searching for something in particular, please use the search facility at the top of the site.  If you have any news items you wish to submit, please contact the Parish Council using the link above..

 

101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from Today

WiltsCommMessaging logo high thumbYesterday the Home Office announced that the charge for calling the police non-emergency number is to be scrapped from today.
The Home Office will spend £7 million a year to meet the connection costs. At present, the telephony provider charges 101 callers a 15p connection fee.

Read more: 101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from Today

NEW DEDICATED PHONE LINE FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Wiltshire Council  have set up a designated Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub specifically for our most vulnerable residents to receive support and guidance during COVID-19. The phoneline number is 0300 003 4576 and will be open from tomorrow (Saturday 27 March) for the duration of the pandemic.

We continue to keep our hubs open in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Salisbury for the following essential face-to-face services:

- Support for the homeless

- Adult social care

- Children’s social care

- Support for vulnerable people

Our Customer Service Team continues to support our communities on all other matters through our customer services number 0300 456 0100 (lines open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday) and via social media channels.

Wiltshire Council - Community Support

Wiltshire Council is working hard to support communities as much as possible during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

To help understand how many groups have been set-up and the support they are providing, the council has put together a short survey to capture the relevant information, which will give them a good understanding of the great working taking place. The survey can be found at https://app.s.do/event/mhop2vsw/live/polls.

You are encouraged to make use of the COVID-19 Community Pack to support your community during the ongoing situation. The pack contains a list of key contacts, resources and information in one place.

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

The Neighbourhood Plan has been postponed because of the risks associated with Coronavirus.

COVID 19

Please see attached information on Covid 19.

If you are in self isolation and need help with shopping, posting mail, getting urgent supplies, or just a friendly chat, there is a support group operating in the village.

Contact Wendy Jones 07564 448919

Parish Council members are also willing to assist. Contact Roger Evans, 01225754486 or 07776467191, or Lee Lee  01225 752710

Covid 19 Information 1  Covid 19 information 2

 

 

Wiltshire News

Latest News from Wiltshire Council:

Recycling collection day and system changes

Clearing up after Storm Ciara

Have your say on changes to taxi tariffs

+ Other items of Information

Wiltshire News

Yarnbrook Railway Bridge Works

Network Rail will be working during February, March and April to improve the railway bridge over the A363 at Yarnbrook. To allow us to carry out the work we will have traffic management in place to allow traffic to flow while we carry out our work. We will be working continuously from the beginning of February to end of April on the below dates, but please be aware these dates may change. Whilst this work is being carried out there will be lane closure on the A363. Please see a copy of the diversion map enclosed.

The road will be closed at the railway bridge on the A363 near the Nissan Platinum garage.

Traffic going toward the White Horse business park and North Bradley will be along Hawkeridge Road and Phillips way.
For traffic going towards Heywood and West Ashton from the White Horse Business Park will be along Phillips Way and Hawkeridge Road.

Network Rail Letter and Diversion Map

 

Free Musical Event

Trio Paradis - Jacquelyn Bevan - piano, Lisa Betteridge - violin & Linda Stocks - cello - bring their Palm Court Trio concerts to a new venue, the Park Club (behind the Albany) on the first Thursday lunchtime of each month, February-December.

February's concert features Spanish music, including Habaneras, Jotas and other Spanish dances by de Falla, Albeniz, Bizet, Ravel Glazunov and others. In March, music by women composers is the theme, whilst April's concert has a few surprises.
The concert lasts about 45 minutes and is suitable for all ages, including families. Entrance is by donation with a retiring collection. For programme and further information, visit www.trioparadis.com. There is limited seating, so early booking is advised. Reserve seats at www.ticketsource.co.uk

Concert Dates

20 m.p.h Speed Limit in Church Lane

A web petition has been launched for a 20 m.p.h speed limit in Church Lane.

Petition Link

 

Schoolreaders Required

Could you volunteer to listen to children in school. Why not become a Schoolreader.

More Information

Community Governance Review

Stage 2 of the Review is now underway. The Parish Council strongly recommends villagers to give their views about the proposed changes by clicking on the link. Survey Link

Briefing Note 20.01  Briefing Note 19-032