Fly tipping at Ladysmith Road

Ward Cllr Eric Shaw has updated us with regards to the fly tipped rubbish that remains on Ladysmith Road – “Unfortunately the due date is by the 19/01/2017, I can only ask if it can be done earlier given its location” We will update you if we hear any more from SBC on this.

Lonely elderly residents over the Christmas period

If there are any elderly residents who may feel lonely this Christmas period, you can call “Silverline”, a free service on 0800 470 8090. Please check in on any elderly neighbors who are on their own and might need a hand or some company.

Parish Council meeting dates for Jan 2017

The dates the Parish Council are meeting in January are: Full Council 9th Jan 7.30 at the Rec Hall Environment and Highways 12th Jan 7.15 at the Old Chapel Recreation 16th Jan 7.00pm at the Old Chapel  

Road Sweeping 19th December

On 19th December we are scheduled to have Mays Lane, High Street (from Oakleys towards Butts Road) and Butts Road up to the Museum swept by a SBC sweeper to remove leaves and mud etc from the edges of the roads. If you have the ability to not park your vehicles on the road at… read more

Railway work over Christmas

Network Rail’s orange army will be out in force over the Christmas period as upgrade work continues in Wiltshire. Workers will be on the track in Chippenham through the night on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day as we install the foundations for the overhead line equipment that allows electric trains to run. The work… read more

Refuse and recycling over the holiday period

Swindon Refuse And Recycling Collections Over The Christmas Holiday Period Important changes to refuse and recycling collections will take place between Christmas and New Year affecting half of all households in Swindon. Collections due to take during the week commencing Monday, 26 December will be one day later than usual with crews working on Saturday,… read more

Are you ready for winter?

Are You Ready For Winter? Asks Swindon Borough Council With the worst of the winter weather still ahead, Swindon Borough Council has created a page on its website which gives residents useful advice and information about preparing for cold and extreme weather, and coping with it. The Are You Ready for Winter? page at… read more

First Chiseldon Rainbows

1st Chiseldon Rainbows meet every Wednesday during school term time in the school hall. 4.45- 6.00pm Contact Jo 07709320826 or go to. for more information

Allotment Plots

From January the Parish Council may have some allotment plots free to rent. If you would like a plot or like to be put on the waiting list (first come first served basis) then please email

January Church Services

RIDGEWAY BENEFICE with CHISELDON METHODIST CHURCH SERVICES FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017  1 January 2017 – (1st Sunday) – Christmas 2 1030      Holy Cross Church with                             Benefice Communion Chiseldon Methodist Church 8 January 2017 – (2nd Sunday) – Baptism of Christ 0830      St George                                                         Holy Communion (BCP) 1030      Holy Cross Church with                             Parish Communion Chiseldon… read more

What’s on in January

WHAT’S ON IN JANUARY   3 January            Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 5 January            Ogbourne St George Open School, 5.30pm—6.30pm 7 January            Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Chiseldon House Hotel,11.30am – 12.30pm. Note new venue. 9 January            Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12noon 9 January            Chiseldon Parish Council Meeting, Recreation Hall, 7.30pm 11 January          Chiseldon… read more

SBC news on M4 J16

Major construction works at Junction 16 now well underway Over the last two weeks, major construction works have started on Junction 16, most notably the creation of a four-lane approach on the M4 eastbound exit slip. During the lead up to Christmas, works in this area are set to continue and the slip road will… read more

Parish Council meeting dates

Mon 12th Dec Full council meeting at 7.30pm Chiseldon House Hotel Thursday 15th December Finance meeting at 6.45pm at Recreation Hall Thursday 15th December Environment meeting at 7.15pm at Recreation Hall Monday 19th December Recreation meeting at 7.00pm at Recreation Hall