Borough Councillors’ Surgery

Please note that the next Borough Councillors’ Surgery will take place on the 2nd April, between 11.30am and 12.30pm in the Old Chapel, Butts Road. The Surgery is your chance to raise issues and concerns with representatives of both Swindon Borough Council and Chiseldon Parish Council.

Clerk’s office closed

Please note that the Clerk’s office will be closed on Good Friday, and also on the morning of Wednesday 30th March. Thank you.

Transport report for April

There has been an overwhelming response to Wiltshire Council’s review of subsidised bus services, with over 10,000 questionnaires returned so far. As the closing date is 4th April there is still time to take part and Chiseldon Parish Council has sent in a letter, asking for a fresh look at the proposed £5.1m cut to… read more

Precept for 2016-17

Please see the attached document for information about the Chiseldon Parish Council precept (which forms part of your Council Tax bill) for 2016-17.

Reporting crime

Our local Police Constable, Rory Draper, has asked the Council to make people aware of a recent spate of anti social behaviour in the village, including vandalism and some unpleasant incidents. PC Draper asks that anyone with information about these or other incidents call 101 and ask for the information to be passed to him…. read more

Ash Dieback Disease

The Parish Council recently received an enquiry about plans to handle any occurence of ash dieback disease. This document gives more information about symptoms and treatment of affected trees.

Notice of Traffic Calming Scheme in New Road

At the end of March Swindon Borough Council will be amending the road layout of New Road, Chiseldon with the addition of a Build Out on the left hand side of the road as you travel into Chiseldon to restrict the traffic to single lane use at this point. (with “giveway signs” and “priority” signs… read more

Grass cutting

We have received the following update, from Swindon Borough Council, about the schedule for grass cutting in the villages. After a record breaking mild/wet autumn and winter period, many of the grass verges around the borough are exceptionally long for the start of the new mowing season. In addition, the wet weather over the winter… read more

Heritage forum

If you are interested in the historic landscape that surrounds our villages then you might like to attend the North Wessex Downs Heritage Forum on 23 March, in Lambourn. This one day event costs just £5 and includes a guided walk. To find out more please see the event flyer.