Police warn of business fraud

Businesses are being warned to be vigilant after two recent reports of fraud in Swindon. The first incident occurred yesterday afternoon (25 August 2016) shortly before 3pm at a pub in Manchester Road. A man entered the premises posing as the owner of a nearby shop and offered to sell them a quantity of leftover… read more

Hedge cutting and tree height maintenance

Residents are reminded that any boundary hedges on their property that adjoin a public footpath are the responsibility of the home owner to maintain to allow clear access to the footpath. If access is not maintained then Chiseldon Parish Council will have the hedges cut for you and you will receive an invoice for this… read more

Applying for a free road closure for children’s play time

Swindon Borough Council are trialling a new scheme where residents can apply for a temporary free road closure, so that children’s play events can be held. It’s a chance for children to play together outside and for parents to meet up. If you would like to apply then please email playingout@swindon.gov.uk and also take a… read more

Buy with Confidence traders list from Swindon Borough Council

I have in the office a copy of Swindon Borough Council’s “Approved, buy with confidence” list of traders for the Swindon area. These traders have been approved and vetted to ensure a good service. If you need a particular number (plumber, electrician etc) then let me know and I can pass their details on. I… read more

Placing boulders and stones on grass verges

Placing stones and boulders on grass verges: The Parish Council have been made aware by Swindon Borough Council that any individual that places boulders, stones or other obstructions on to public grass verges to protect grass from being parked on is legally liable for any damage, injury or incident that occurs as a result of… read more