Driving In Fog

Fog is quite common at this time of year, so here’s some advice about how to drive in these conditions; Before entering fog check your mirrors then slow down. If the word ‘Fog’ is shown on a roadside signal but the road is clear, be prepared for a bank of fog or drifting patchy fog ahead…. read more

Transport for Christmas and New Year

Transport Report – Christmas and New Year   The Christmas and New Year bus services, serving Chiseldon are as follows:  Normal Monday-Saturday services in the week before Christmas. There are no buses on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Normal services on 27th December to 30th December. Limited buses on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day…. read more

Safe and Well

Fire in a thatched property A semi-detached thatched cottage near Swindon has been destroyed by fire that took place on the morning of 30th November. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to the hamlet of Hodson at 7.07am and found the roof of the property well alight. In order to fight the… read more

Christmas is coming: don’t let flu spoil it

NHS England have some important information for parents of two to three year-olds. Are you the parent of a two or three year old child? NHS England says there is still time to make an appointment with your GP for the free flu vaccination. The vaccine comes in the form of a simple nasal spray… read more

Butts Road closure

Road Closure for re-surfacing On 9th Jan Butts Road will be closed in Chiseldon for re-surfacing. The maps are available in the Chapel office during opening hours or there are the attached photos. Residents on the road should get letters advising them of the exact details of the closure.

Opening Up The View

Hedge Removed In between Marlborough and Ogbourne St Andrew, there are a couple of benches and an obelisk overlooking the Og valley. Except they don’t look out, because a hedge has grown up obscuring the view. Today, a team from Nationwide spent a day on the path. They managed to:  Removed about 10m of hedge… read more