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LOCAL INFORMATION

Seend Fund - The Seend Fund is a local charity formed when land belonging to two former charities was sold. In keeping with the original aims the trustees use the interest from this sale for relieving financial hardship among those living in or closely connected with the Parish of Seend and also for providing some help towards the cost of maintaining the fabric of Seend Church. Any requests for help from those who qualify are considered and these can include help with education and training costs that is not provided for by other grants or loans.
For more information about the fund please contact Anita Shea the secretary of the trustees by writing to her at 34 Seend Cleeve, Melksham SN12 6PY or emailing anitashea@hotmail.co.uk.

Parish Magazine - Spotlight is published on the fourth Thursday of each month, except for double issues in August - September and December - January. Delivered free to every house, it contains news and information from the church and chapel, Parish Council, and all the village clubs and organisations. It's essential reading if you want to know what's going on! You can also read spotlight on the Seend Website - Click Here
Editorial Team: Joanne Bell, Tessa Doe, Anne Ewing, Jo Goddard & Tina Yockney. Contributions can be handed to the Seend Post Office or you can e-mail your articles to Spotlight@seend.org.uk

Bulkington Spotlight contributions - Joanne Bell 0n 828550. or by calling at 1 Northfields or by e-mail to trevor@bell8490.freeserve.co.uk

Refuse - Further information about refuse collections can be found on the Wiltshire Council Website or by contacting them at: Wiltshire Council, Browfort, Bath Road, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 2AT tel: (01380) 734849, or by E-mail: customerserviceseast@wiltshire.gov.uk. The Parish Council provides a community skip approximately once a month - see What's On for advance notice of where and when.

Daily and Sunday Papers - delivery can be arranged from Seend Village Stores and Post Office. Tel: 828250. The shop is run by Richard and Melanie Walker, selling a range of foods, stationery and household goods. Ask about special orders. The shop has an off-sales licence and - last but by no means least - sells national lottery tickets! For opening hours click here or see the back cover of Spotlight.

The Seend Shuttle - Seend's own community bus, manned by a team of volunteer drivers, and which is accessible to wheelchair users and others who aren't too mobile. For bookings call Alison Cobbing on 828568. For further information and the Seend Shuttle Timetable please Click Here.

Bus Services - The village is served by the X49/49 Swindon to Trowbridge route via Devizes and the X71/72 Bath to Devizes Links to the timetables can be found on the Links page. The Wiltshire Hopper, a door-to-door service to the Royal United Hospital in Bath is bookable two working days in advance by ringing 01985 212 213.

Train Services - The nearest stations are Melksham (which has a very limited service to Swindon), Chippenham, Trowbridge and Westbury. Full Timetables and ticket booking at Trainline.com. Information on train services can also be obtained by ringing NATIONAL RAIL ENQUIRIES on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the National Rail website at www.nationalrail.co.uk;

Links to bus, rail and air transport services websites in the area can be found on the Useful Links page.

For Public Transport Timetable information over the telephone, please ring TRAVELINE on 0870 608 2 608 (open 7am to 10pm, 364 days per year); or visit the Traveline Website at www.travelinesw.com ;

Wiltshire Services: Timetable leaflets, booklets and maps for public transport services in Wiltshire can be obtained by ringing Wiltshire Council on 01225 713000 or by emailing buses@wiltshire.gov.uk . Information is also available on their website at Wiltshire Council - Bus Timetables.

There is a special telephone number for people to report any problems that they may experience with a bus service in Wiltshire – this is 01225 718080 but we would stress that this number should only be used to report problems and not for general timetable enquiries. Alternatively, passengers can email us at buses@wiltshire.gov.uk .

Hall Hire - the following are responsible for hire of the village halls:

Mobile Library - stops in the village alternate Mondays at the Lye at 9.35 a.m. and near the phone box in Seend Cleeve at 10.05 a.m. For further information see the Wiltshire County Website - Mobile Library Service

Doctors - See Yellow Pages under "Doctors". Or go to West Wiltshire Primary Care Trust Website to find local services.

Dentists - See Yellow Pages under "Dental Surgeons". Or go to West Wiltshire Primary Care Website to find local services.

Seend Village Fete and Flower Show - normally takes place on the second Saturday in August. Watch the Website or Spotlight for details - and ways in which you can get involved.

Allotments - For Wl allotments contact Pam Hillier (Tel: 828243).

Seend C of E Aided Primary School - Tel: 828334.

Seend School Website: Seend C. E. Aided Primary School
Head Teacher - Jackie Chalk.
School Secretary - Tel: 828334

Parent/Teacher Association -
Chairperson:

Carers' Network -
Local support group for carers'
Contact: Tel: 01225 767732.

Wheelchairs - If required two wheelchairs are available on loan to Seend/Bulkington residents. Please contact Sue and Graham Jones on 828354.

Seend Link & District Link Scheme - Local organisation which provides lifts to hospitals etc. All requests for help should be made with at least two working days notice to the LINK Scheme Co-ordinator on: 07532 055560 between 9:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday. Emergencies only at weekends. Volunteers always needed.

Public telephones and postboxes - are shown on the map on the Village Directory page.

Police - For non-emergencies call 101, or visit Wiltshire Police Website.

Neighbourhood Watch - Neighbourhood Watch Liaison Officers: 01722 435213. Local Co-ordinators are: Mr Brian Hunt - Tel:828581 (Seend), Owen Burton - Tel: 828820 (Seend Cleeve), Cavan Moroney - 828606 (Sells Green) & John Scott - 828026 (Bulkington). Also visit Wiltshire Neighbourhood Watch Website.

Rights of Way Warden - Mrs Ester Dailey 01225 713000.

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