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Cheese and Chilli Festival

Cheese and Chilli Festival

Make it hot, hot, hot!!
The only dedicated UK Cheese and Chilli Festival will be returning to Swindon this July for two days of all things cheese and chilli. Like last year the event will bring an amazing array of tastes, colours and experiences to Swindon making it a must go to event.
Spiced up by chillies and local cheeses visitors will be able to enjoy a whole host of tasty treats, fantastic family entertainment, shopping stalls, free cooking demos, street theatre, Punch & Judy, face painting, magic shows, balloon modelling, free crazy golf, beer tent, live music, local ales & ciders, and fiery food competitions – if they can handle the heat!

Collect your £20 of free vouchers on the gate.

Under 16s free, discounts for booking in advance on line and for seniors, carers and disabled.

An event for all the family so well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

For more details go to www.cheeseandchillifestival.com

Lockdown providing relief for childhood inactivity epidemic suggests new poll

Lockdown providing relief for childhood inactivity epidemic suggests new poll

The lockdown may be providing some relief for the ‘global epidemic’ of childhood inactivity while also helping fight the Coronavirus, suggests a new poll into British families’ daily activities during the pandemic. Before the Coronavirus crisis set in, the World Health Organisation was warning that four in five 11- to 17-year-olds around the world are… Read More…

Bradford on Avon Green Man Festival

Bradford on Avon Green Man Festival

Bradford on Avon Green Man Festival – Our third annual festival of folk dance, music and song is bigger and better than ever. At least 30 international, Morris and local dance groups performing at eight town centre locations – about 300 dancers and 60 musicians. A fantastic day for the whole family including a Kids’… Read More…

Wiltshire Council encourages residents to celebrate VE Day at home

Wiltshire Council encourages residents to celebrate VE Day at home

Wiltshire Council has created a special VE Day at home pack to help residents of all ages celebrate and mark the 75th anniversary of this historic moment in time. With social distancing measures still in place, the pack contains simple advice and suggestions to have a household garden party on 8 May, which this year… Read More…

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s Bushfire Charity Appeal

Song to Boost Funds for Longleat’s  Bushfire Charity Appeal

Longleat has released a song to help raise money for their bushfire charity appeal. Featuring a 30-strong choir made up of staff and keepers, ‘Together’ was written by a member of the Longleat team and recorded at the Cheese & Grain studio in Frome. As well as the choir, it also includes didgeridoos and Aboriginal… Read More…

Trowbridge Sports Centre update

Trowbridge Sports Centre update

Trowbridge Sports Centre, which has been closed since 23 December, will partially reopen in the next month. Following a series of surveys and investigations, the swimming pool section of the leisure centre was immediately closed last month. The site is owned by Wiltshire Council and operated in partnership by Places Leisure. Wiltshire Council has since… Read More…

Families get the best present as they move into new homes in time for Christmas

Families get the best present as they move into new homes in time for Christmas

Families are moving into new homes in time for Christmas as the latest part of a major council home build programme nears completion. Southview Park is a scheme to provide 50 affordable and shared ownership properties in Trowbridge. The scheme is due to complete early summer in 2020 providing much needed housing in the area.… Read More…

Half-term adventures at Avebury

Half-term adventures at Avebury

Have half-term adventures at Avebury – Fun family trail in the Old Farmyard. 26 Oct – 3 Nov, Avebury has a real sense of mystery at this time of the year; the monuments keep their secrets and the lives of people long past echo through the ages. Children can follow a trail to win a… Read More…

Race is on to find future sporting superstars

Race is on to find future sporting superstars

Wiltshire Council is once again offering grants to fund young athletes in their quest for success. Over the past six years, 39 potential future champions in the county have benefited from funding, and the hunt is now on to find more sporting stars of the future. Sports Scholarship grants of £500 are available for Wiltshire… Read More…

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