Glades On The Path

A great day on the path today, working between Ogbourne St George and Chiseldon. A strong team from Network Rail created a glade in the scrubby woodland and put up a dead hedge round it. This will improve habitat for invertebrates and small mammals, and will (I hope) allow some understory to regenerate in the… read more

Chiseldon Parish Council Recreation Hall Hire

The Recreation Hall The Recreation Hall of Chiseldon Parish Council, located at the end of Norris Close is fully equip and just had a recent clear up, with new carpets and fresh coat of paint. For more information on hires and rates click here.

Junction 16 update

Updates to work being done on Junction 16 There have been a number of overnight closures this week to allow the contractor to install drainage and lay pipes. The team are also installing kerbing around the junction as well as preparing areas for upcoming surfacing works. Drainage works are ongoing, with manholes being installed on the south… read more

Furniture Restoration Clinic

Restoration Clinic Got a furniture renovation project that you’d like help with? Whether it is an antique, upholstery or up-cycling projects, I can help you begin and give you the confidence to finish! Dates and fees: Thursday 22nd February 10am to 2pm – £30 Saturday 24th February 10am to 4pm – £45 For more information… read more

Half-Term Fun For All The Family At STEAM

Staff at STEAM have devised brand new activity sessions and an Artist’s Trail for children this February half-term. Joanna Arnott, Lifelong Learning Officer at STEAM, which is owned and managed by Swindon Borough Council, said: “We’ve got lots going on in the museum for February halfterm, including some brand new drop-in activity sessions on Thursday,… read more

UK Government Smart Meters Rollout 2020

As I’m sure you’re aware, the Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available. Working in conjunction with the smart meter authorities nationwide, we are ensuring that all local councils have the… read more

Elections & Voter ID pilot – 3rd May 2018

Swindon Voter ID Pilot Information on Voter ID pilot can be read here and on the website. Anyone who lives and votes in the Borough of Swindon will be required to bring their poll card as a form of identification to vote in the local elections on 3rd May 2018, Swindon is trialling the use… read more

Transport Report – February 2018

There are a number of changes to the bus service from Marlborough to the Bedwyn Railway Station and on to Hungerford.  These changes are being made by Wiltshire Council to try and spread the services throughout the day and to make better contact with the trains to London.  The drop off and pick up point… read more