Butterfly Walk – Sunday 30th July

We’re passing on the following message from Dick Millard regarding the forthcoming Butterfly Walk: We are repeating a visit to a nice patch of chalk grassland growing in a cutting at the side of the Path just north of Ogbourne St George.  The diverse flora attracts butterflies and moths, and on a sunny day in… read more

Acoustic in the Alley – Thursday 27th July

We’re passing on the following information from Bryony Mitchell regarding Acoustic in the Alley: Acoustic in the Alley is on Thursday 27th July at 8pm, in the Brown Jack, Wroughton, in the skittle alley at the back of the pub. Free parking; £1 entrance. Also, all welcome to the annual BBQ on Wednesday 26th July,… read more

Clerks office closed for holiday

The Parish Clerk’s office is now closed from Friday 21st July to Friday 28th July. Emails will be monitored and urgent issues attended to. Phone messages will be dealt with when the office is open.

Swindon School achievement awards.

Well done Chissy! Swindon School Achievement Awards Chiseldon Primary School – Maths (100%) Nythe Primary School – All Subjects Moredon Primary School – All Subjects Lydiard Park Academy – Highest 5 A*-C St Joseph’s Catholic College – Highest English The Ridgeway School & 6th Form College – Highest Maths Wanborough Primary School – Highest Phonics

Muck spreading smell in Chiseldon Village

Reply to letter Robert Buckland MP sent to SBC: (Environment agency log number and contact details are within this letter)   Dear Mr Buckland Thank you for your email, which Mr Jenkins has forwarded to me as his line manager and the manager ordinarily responsible for such things. I understand your distress; ‘biosolids’ as this… read more

August Transport report

Transport Report – August 2017 Evening Bus Services – update           6th Formers School Transport saved   As the Ridgeway Bell was going to press, we are no nearer knowing if we have an evening bus service.  A lot of work has been done in the last month by SBC officer, Nigel Hale, in getting quotes… read more

OK4U boxing invitation Sunday 16th July

Invitation to all OK4U Boxing Group are taking part in an Exhibition Boxing Match at Scrappers Gym on Sunday, 16 July at 4.00pm. Our service users are raring to showcase the skills they have learnt and mastered over the past year and we are hoping to have as much support as possible on fight night… read more

Consultation on PSPO to tackle dog fouling

Consultation launched on proposed PSPO to tackle dog fouling On Monday (19 June) the Council launched a consultation on bringing in a new Public Space Protection Order to help tackle dog fouling in the borough. Since its launched there have already been over 200 responses. To find out more and have your say visit the… read more

Community Speed Watch volunteers needed

Community Speed Watch volunteers needed. The team are looking for more volunteers to help with the speed watch sessions within the Parish during peak hours. You would need to attend a training session for use of the equipment and complete a form which includes a security check, but then you’d be ready to assist. Data… read more

Illegal camping at Washpool

Illegal camping at Washpool – PC Emma Turner has visited the illegal camp site and seen the mess caused but there was no evidence of anyone returning. The police would like to be kept informed of any similar activity in the area so please call 101 if you spot anything. (Or 999 if you think… read more