A new Devizes Parkway train station?

February 13, 2018

At our recent networking event at Devizes library and Hub Cllr Simon Jacobs brought us up to date with the very long standing project to bring a train station to Lydeway, on the London line between Pewsey and Westbury. Prospects of this happening have improved recently with the planned investment...

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Car parking increases

February 13, 2018

Wiltshire Council look set to increase car parking charges across towns in the County, with Devizes seeing some of the largest rises. Businesses are concerned that the County Council have not given sufficient consideration to the likely impact on the local economy and the Chamber of Commerce is making representations...

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Devizes Community Matters

October 23, 2017

Wiltshire Council produce a weekly email newsletter to keep local residents and businesses informed about all the latest news and events from the Devizes Area Board. Sign up to receive the newsletter  

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Parking charges consultation now live

October 15, 2017

Local businesses are being asked to have their say on the options to review car parking charges in Wiltshire, with a consultation now underway. Plans include a general increase in parking charges as well as removing the free 1/2 parking in the Market Place and charging 70p for 1 hour...

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New Growth Hub for Swindon & Wiltshire launched

October 5, 2017

The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) held it's annual conference today at The Alexandra House Hotel in Wroughton. SWLEP is one of 38 LEPs in England tasked and funded by Central Government to trigger growth in the local economy through strategic investment (£518m). One of their priority activities...

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Devizes Public Space Protection Order

June 22, 2017

Work has commenced to develop a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for the town. This will help tackle some issues of anti-social behaviour. Whilst the order can be quite flexible in terms of what can be included, there has be evidence that there is a problem before an issue can...

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Business News – Information to help your business | Issue #23 June 2017

June 6, 2017

Reproduced from email delivered by Wiltshire Council and Enterprise Wiltshire Welcome to the latest edition of Wiltshire Council's Business News, bringing you up to date information to help your business with economic, employment, development and green initiatives, as well as providing details of business news and forthcoming events News for...

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After work drinks success

April 10, 2017

On Wednesday 5th April, from 6pm onwards, we had a first after work get together at the Peppermill. Something of a trial, and at relatively short notice, we had a good turnout of members and non-members and some interesting discussions. Consequently we will be running more post-work events in the...

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March news from Devizes Town Council

March 4, 2017

Summary of news from Devizes Town Council, thanks to Simon Fisher, Deputy Town Clerk, for the update. One Council for Devizes Roundway and Devizes Councils are committed to ensuring that we do not lose the character that makes our town unique, therefore the two authorities have decided to combine to...

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1st Business breakfast

March 3, 2017

We ran our 1st local business breakfast for many years on Wednesday at Brogans Cafe on the Brittox. Delicious full English breakfast and plenty of discussions, particularly about the recent changes in local business rates. Thanks to all those who attended bright and early, we will be running an event...

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