Drop kerbs for easier access

Swindon Borough Council’s Highways Maintenance Service now has a dedicated team to carry out drop kerb work for residents who have installed driveways on their properties and would like low-level kerbs installed in the pavement for easier vehicle access. We offer high quality standards of work, carried out to full specification at very competitive prices…. read more

Iconic GWR Freight Locomotive Coming To STEAM

Another iconic GWR locomotive, GWR Class 2-8-0 No. 2818, will soon be arriving at Swindon’s STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway. GWR enthusiasts will be familiar with the Swindon-built heavy freight locomotive, No. 2818, currently owned by and housed at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum in Shildon. The transfer of ownership will see… read more

More news from the Washpool Area Conservation Project

We’ve received the following from the Washpool Area Restoration Project (please note that the WARP are an independent organisation and not part of Chiseldon Parish Council): Our next Conservation Day is coming up on Sunday 17 September and we’ll be on site from around 10am until the early afternoon. There are a variety of jobs… read more

News from The Washpool

We’ve received the following update from the Washpool Area Restoration Project (please note that the WARP are an independent organisation and not part of Chiseldon Parish Council): We’re pleased to report that the Washpool Area Restoration Project recently received some welcome publicity, with two articles about our work appearing in the Swindon Advertiser (both pieces… read more

Changes to Wroughton Library

Wroughton Library is due to change from Swindon BC to Wroughton Parish Council.  It will move to be a community library and open for 15 hours a week from September-December 2017.  It will continue to operate normal opening hours until 26th August.  The following week it will only be open on Tuesday 29th August, then… read more

Taking The Worry Out Of HIV Testing

The following article is reproduced from Swindon Borough Council’s Member’s Bulletin. Swindon Borough Council’s Public Health team are encouraging residents to know their HIV status by regular testing, as this is the only way for a person to find out if they have the disease because the symptoms may not appear for many years. A… read more