Temporary Winter Housing Provision

HOSTS, which is a collaboration of voluntary agencies and Swindon Borough Council, is behind the Temporary Winter Housing Provision. The facility will open the 3rd January 2018 until mid-March to offer support and accommodation for 12 to 18 individuals with the aim of helping them progress to the next stage of their lives. The provision… read more

Network Rail: Swindon Electrification Update from Network Rail

Please see below for updates on our latest work in the Swindon area to electrify the railway between London Paddington and Cardiff. Roman Road/Ermin Street Bridge We are currently working to raise the parapets (sides) of the bridge to provide a barrier between bridge users and the overhead lines which will power new electric trains…. read more

Severe Weather Emergency Protocols (SWEP)

There are currently no legal protections for people sleeping rough in England during severe weather – the provision of shelter is not a statutory duty, even when conditions are life threatening. However, there is a humanitarian obligation on local authorities to do all they can to prevent deaths on the streets, and for their partners… read more

Transformation Of Junction 16 Continues To Take Shape

A major junction improvement scheme which will reduce congestion and delays at Junction 16 of the M4 will enter the final few months of construction in the new year. The £11.5m upgrade of the busy motorway junction has been unfolding before motorists’ eyes over the past 12 months with all the major earthworks, drainage works,… read more

Touch Tennis At Chiseldon

Touch Tennis Shake off the post Christmas blues … and pounds….. come and join us at our Touch Tennis Tournament on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 6pm. All ages and standards are welcome, Touch Tennis is fun, played with large racquets and large sponge balls on mini red courts! The cost is £5.00 to include… read more

Volunteering opportunities

Trustee with Adult Social Care Oversee professional standards and delivery to make sure the Care Home Volunteers service is carried out with integrity and accountability and is legally compliant. Volunteering with Swindon Libraries Swindon Libraries are looking for volunteers to get involved in a variety of activities.There is something for everyone, whatever your interest and… read more

Chiseldon Parish Council Closing Times

Christmas Closing Times Chiseldon Parish Council’s Clerks office will be closed from Friday 22nd December at 12.00, and will re-open Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 9.30am. Emails will be monitored for any urgent issues.

Vacancy For A Councillor

Parish Council of Chiseldon (Chiseldon and Lawn WARD) Notice is hereby given that by reason of resignation of Cllr John Martin a vacancy has occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing (email is acceptable) on or before Friday 5th January… read more

Dementia Friendly Awareness in Chiseldon

The recent visit to a Parish Council meeting by Susan Lambert, Swindon Borough Council’s Dementia Friendly Co-ordinator was the catalyst in organising a local Dementia Friendly awareness meeting to be held on: Tuesday 16th January 2018, 10.00am for a 10.30am start, In the Church Hall (signed at the end of Butts Road)  Light refreshments are… read more