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BREAKING NEWS
Christmas has come early for Highworth with the completion of the skate park, why not pop down and have a look for yourself. The Skate Park is located on the Lower Rec and is available for use by all, free of charge, during daylight hours. There will be an official opening in the spring, look out for more details in the new year.













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New 2022 Dates Coming Soon
Free Taxi for a Vaccine
FREE TAXI FOR A VACCINE Did you know that you can take a cab to a vaccine appointment and protect yourself against COVID-19. 🚕💉 Swindon Borough Council are offering Swindon residents who are experiencing financial hardship or who have mobility issues and no practical means to get to a local vaccination centre, can now book a free return taxi journey to a COVID-19 vaccination site until the end of January 2022. If you meet this criteria, you must book your vaccination appointment in advance using the NHS booking system, and then call V Cars on 01793 701701, quoting our account number and password. Account number: SW-TTV01 Password: Vaccination Site Proof of your vaccination appointment will need to be shown to the taxi driver and return journeys must be made within one hour of your appointment to the same address. Find out more about the scheme here under 'getting vaccinated': https://www.swindon.gov.uk/coronavirus
Highworth Buses
.Stagecoach Bus Service - I am sure you are all aware that there have been numerous cancellations to the Highworth to Swindon bus service due to staff shortages/covid etc. We thought it may be useful to have a link to any bus changes that Stagecoach publish. Please find the links below. For those of you who like Apps, there is a link to the App information, this allows you to track journeys and a live bus map - I hope this helps 🚌 https://www.stagecoachbus.com/regional.../west/swindon https://www.stagecoachbus.com/.../national/stagecoachbusapp
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COUNCIL OFFICES OPENING TIMES

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for lunch between 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Sustainable Highworth Working Group (SHWG) has been set up to monitor, advise, engage, and promote environmental matters across the Highworth Community through the sharing of ideas and expertise with the aim of implementing changes which will increase the biodiversity in and around the Town, reduce Highworth’s overall impact on the environment and improve the well-being of residents .The Group will review the suggestions submitted by Highworth Community at the Public Consultation and identify feasible actions at Individual, Community and Council level. Click the link for more information.

Highworth Town Council is obliged to revise its Neighbourhood Plan every three years.  Unfortunately, this revision has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We now have to make up for lost time and press on with the revision.  To do this we need your help. Click on the Logo for more information.

 

‘Compassionate Swindon’ has been set up to support Voluntary organisations helping those who are either self-isolating or safe distancing, There are links for individuals and volunteer groups to either offer or ask for help and a lot of useful information.

  Highworth Town Council supports the Visitor Information Centre in the form of a grant for 2021/2022.  

The Information Centre can be found on Highworth High Street opposite the Market Place. This quintessential hilltop market town has a unique heritage (including over 80 listed buildings) and a link to an important WWII resistance story. The centre enhances the visitor experience to the town and showcases local art and crafts. It develops public engagement with the heritage story through exhibits, displays and local information.

TWINNING ASSOCIATION

Visit Wiltshire

The Highworth Twinning Association was formed in 1990 when the Town twimmed with Pontorson in Normandy, France.  In June 2010 Highworth Twinning Association celebrated 20 years of twinning and also a signed Charter formalising its twinning arrangements with Wassenberg, Germany. T

Highworth Town Council is a member of Visit Wiltshire, Wiltshire has been a special place for centuries. Today, it is the perfect place to find space and time.

In line with the latest government advice, many more businesses across Wiltshire have now reopened. Our comfortable and welcoming accommodation, delicious food and drink, and wonderful things to do have been working hard to put everything in place for you to have a safe and fun visit.

Your council your say

The Council consists of 15 elected Councillors. The Public are encouraged to attend Public Council Meetings held in the Council Chambers, please note public participation is not permitted.

If you have a question you would like answered please email admin@highworthtowncouncil.gov.uk and the Town Clerk will raise it at the next Council Meeting. Questions must be submitted 2 days prior to the Meeting date, alternatively contact a Councillor who will be happy to assist you with your enquiries.