Timeline events for date 1974

Comunity Date Events
1974 Local Government Restructuring. Formerly autonomous, Salisbury City Council and Swindon Borough Council come under the direct control of Wiltshire County Council.
Aldbourne 1974 - 1976 Parish Council undertakes a village appraisal
Amesbury 1974 Sports hall and youth centre built; Amesbury Secondary Modern School becomes a comprehensive school and is renamed Stonehenge School
Calne 1974 Bentley Grammar School merges with Fynemore School to become John Bentley Comprehensive School (later the John Bentley School); the Corporation is abolished and Calne Borough Council disappears and the town becomes part of North Wiltshire District Council
Chippenham 1974 The present fire station built; The Borough Lands and Borough Funds transferred to the newly formed North Wiltshire District Council
Corsham 1974 Corsham Swimming Pool opened
Cricklade 1974 Cricklade Parish Council becomes Cricklade Town Council
Hullavington 1974 The parish becomes part of North Wiltshire district
Marlborough 1974 St. Mary's Infants School opened in George Lane replacing the school in Herd Street; Marlborough ceases to be a borough and becomes a parish with town status; St. Peter's church redundant
Minety 1974 Minety Playing Field Association founded; parish became part of North Wiltshire District
Pewsey 1974 Kennet District Council replaces Pewsey Rural District Council
Purton 1974 Bradon Forest school becomes fully comprehensive
Ramsbury 1974 Ramsbury has its own bishop again after 900 years with the installation of the eleventh Bishop, the Rev. John Neale
Westbury 1974 Present fire station opened in Meadow Lane
Wilton 1974 Wilton loses its borough status and is now governed by Salisbury District Council
Wootton Bassett 1974 The Parish Council becomes a Town Council and the office of Mayor, abolished with the removal of the status of Boroughs in 1886, is re-established following a Local Government Review