Abbey Meads Community Primary School – Mobile Works

Design and Architecture managed works during the recent summer school holiday to relocate an existing single mobile and install a new double mobile. The works are to accommodate an increase in pupil numbers and was delivered in time for the new school term in September. For further information please contact: Eve Wigmore Head of Technical… read more

Switch energy tariff with Council help in just minutes and save anything up to £600 on energy bills

As autumn approaches, with shorter days and temperatures falling, this is the perfect time for people to shrink their energy bills. Switching energy supplier could save people up to £616 a year, according to the latest figures, with an average saving per home of at least £300, and it only takes minutes to switch online. What’s… read more

What’s on in October

October, what’s on? 2 Oct – Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12 noon 3 Oct – Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 6 Oct –  Harvest Supper, Holy Cross Church, 7.30pm for 7.45pm 7 Oct – Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am – 12.30pm. 8 Oct – Harvest High Tea, Ogbourne St George,… read more

Acoustic in the Alley

Acoustic in the Alley is on Thursday 28th September at 8pm, in the Brown Jack, Wroughton, in the skittle alley at the back of the pub. Free parking; entrance is £1. The group also now has its own website, but the site is still new so any feedback for changes and tweaks to be made… read more

Stratton fire station needs new recruits!

Stratton fire station is opening its doors next week to encourage local people to become on-call firefighters. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service now needs new on-call recruits to provide fire cover for Stratton and north Swindon. Although the station is crewed 24/7 by wholetime firefighters, the number of appliances based at Stratton means… read more

Transport report – October 2017

Upcoming changes and situation with buses as well as concerns of vegetation and overgrowth as bus stops It has been brought to our notice by residents and bus users in the Chiseldon area that many bus stops have become very overgrown. A site meeting has taken place at Draycot Foliat to look at this problem,… read more

A419 final resurfacing work – road closure

A major maintenance scheme to resurface both sides of the A419, is in the final stages. The northbound section from the A420 to the Turnpike roundabout will be closed until next Thursday. (21 September 2017) Drivers can obtain up-to-the-minute travel information by phoning the Highways England Information Line on 0300 123 5000 or by accessing their… read more

The Swindon Half Marathon

We have received the following report from Swindon Borough Council: The Swindon Half Marathon as a race was a huge success with record numbers of runners taking part and thousands of pounds being raised for charity. A major part of that success was due to the fact the race was staged within the town and… read more