The village of Brinkworth is located in rural Wiltshire, 6 miles east of Malmesbury and 6 miles west of Junction 16 of the M4; 14 miles to the north is Cirencester. Brinkworth is the longest village in England
Our small (population 1300) but long village supports a primary school (rated as “Good” by Ofsted), pre-school, church and a public house & restaurant. More shops and services are found in Royal Wootton Bassett, 4 miles east and in Malmesbury, 6 miles west, including two “Outstanding” secondary schools.
Brinkworth has a thriving community with activities ranging from toddler groups to a weekly market and a famous annual Ball.
This site has been serving Brinkworth and surrounding area since 2006 with live weather (from our own station), information, property and local event listings.BBC Wiltshire:
- Two free schools proposed for town Two new free schools are proposed for Swindon to help meet the growing population of the town. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:42:05 GMT
- Prison data loss leads to large fine The Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 for "serious failings" in handling confidential data about almost 3,000 Wiltshire prisoners. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:44:51 GMT
- More smoke likely at waste site fire More smoke is expected from a Swindon recycling site that has been on fire for more than a month as "aggressive" tactics are used to put it out. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:13:42 GMT
- Girl Guides' harmful flowers removed Wild flowers that could prove harmful if ingested are removed from a public park in Royal Wootton Bassett. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:01:23 GMT
- Wednesday: Light Rain, Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F)
- Thursday: Light Cloud, Maximum Temperature: 20C (68F) Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F)
- Friday: Light Cloud, Maximum Temperature: 19C (66F) Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F)
News Updated: 27/08/2014 23:45:50