Friends of the Railway Path Wildlife Event

We have received the following message from the Friends of the Railway Path: We have been planning some events to show the plants and animals that live along the Railway Path. Friday 18th May, 8pm.  An evening nature walk, looking out for bats, moths and anything else we can find.  Meet in the car park… read more

Update on the Chiseldon First Transient Travellers site

Mike Ash, Acting Corporate Director, Communities and Housing , Swindon Borough Council attended the Environment, General Purpose and Amenities Parish Council meeting on Monday 19th February. Mike provided an update to the meeting on the latest improvement to security at the Chiseldon Firs Transient Travellers site.  Security  upgrade: At the entrance to the site a series of… read more

Greenbridge Roundabout

Dorcan Way Lining The lining layout on the Dorcan Way approach to the Greenbridge roundabout will be revised to allow for left turning traffic to use both the left and middle lanes. The lining removal and painting is planned to be carried out on the night of Monday 23th October and a revised advance direction sign… read more

News from the Washpool – new dates

We have received the following from the Washpool Area Conservation Project: NEWS FROM THE WASHPOOL A CHANCE TO LEARN A NEW SKILL! The Washpool project has made contact with a professional hedge layer who has offered to come and teach half a dozen of us how to do hedge laying. The training will probably take… read more

Council will not pursue legal action over Wroughton development

Council opts not to take legal action over Marlborough Road development following expert advice Swindon Borough Council will not challenge the Government’s decision to allow 103 homes to be built off Marlborough Road in Wroughton, after seeking legal advice from a top planning barrister. The proposed development was initially refused by the Council’s planning committee… read more

More news from the Washpool Area Conservation Project

We’ve received the following from the Washpool Area Restoration Project (please note that the WARP are an independent organisation and not part of Chiseldon Parish Council): Our next Conservation Day is coming up on Sunday 17 September and we’ll be on site from around 10am until the early afternoon. There are a variety of jobs… read more

News from The Washpool

We’ve received the following update from the Washpool Area Restoration Project (please note that the WARP are an independent organisation and not part of Chiseldon Parish Council): We’re pleased to report that the Washpool Area Restoration Project recently received some welcome publicity, with two articles about our work appearing in the Swindon Advertiser (both pieces… read more