Website promoting learning opportunities launched in Swindon

A Swindon Borough Council initiative aimed at promoting lifelong learning now has a brand new website. Earlier this year the Council outlined its intentions to become a Learning Town, joining other towns and cities in promoting and celebrating learning for all. The initiative is part of UNESCO’s global network of towns and cities who work… read more

Important: Vehicle Break-In, Norris Close

A vehicle was forcibly entered in Norris Close a couple of nights ago and items stolen. Please (a) lock all vehicles and (b) make sure valuables are taken out. Norris Close is in the village on a lit street, so this problem isn’t only in out of the way, darker parts of where we live…. read more

GWR Train Information Over Christmas

This is an helpful update on the improvement work taking place across the Great Western this Christmas. The GWR have a dedicated web page which sets out the affected areas and the changes this will mean to journeys. This year there will be work at Southhall, Westbury, Guildford and Severn Tunnel Junction. The range of… read more

Netball Club – Winter Training

Netball Club – Winter Training. Wednesdays. Ridgeway Leisure Centre As the nights are getting darker and the temperature is dropping, we have organised a winter training venue in the Sports Hall at Ridgeway Leisure Centre on Wednesday nights. The major challenge now being playing on a full size court! Please email to reserve a place… read more

Coate Roundabout Improvements Rescheduled for Later This Month

The resurfacing and relining of a busy Swindon roundabout will now take place in a fortnight’s time after the original work was rescheduled.   Coate Roundabout was due to be improved in August, but contractual issues meant the work was put on hold.   Following a retendering process, the new surface will be laid overnight from Monday,… read more

Chiseldon Parish Council Draft Budget

The Parish Council continues to maintain a number of public areas within the villages of Hodson, Chiseldon, Badbury and Draycott Foliat to a high standard, tailoring services to where they are most needed.   This maintenance includes grass cutting of public areas; the supply, maintenance and emptying of rubbish and dog waste bins; litter picking; clearing… read more