Transport Report – December 2018

As we are now running up to Christmas and the New Year, you will need to look on all three websites for the Christmas bus services over the holiday period. With Christmas Day being on a Tuesday services will change from Friday 21 December. We hope that both the Service 80 and 81 will run… read more

SHELAA Consultation. (Strategic House & Economic Land Availability Assessment)

For those who want to look more closely at the SHELAA document referenced by Ward Cllr Gary Sumner at the meeting last Thursday, the link to these documents is below: https://www.swindon.gov.uk/info/20113/local_plan_and_planning_policy/647/monitoring_and_evidence_base/5 The Parish Council haven’t received any further document that we can pass on for review. To comment on the SHELAA proposal you can email… read more

Council Extends Town Centre Protection Order

A protection order designed to make the town centre a clean and safe place has been extended by Swindon Borough Council. The Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) was initially made back in November 2015 and was intended to prevent dogs being walked without leads, the open consumption of alcohol, begging, skateboarding and cycling. These were… read more

Winter Gritting

We are now well into the winter gritting season and below is some information: Swindon Borough Council treat the roads throughout the Borough and the routes are detailed on their website. We don’t treat the foot paths or any shopping centres.

South Marston Parish Council Vacancy

South Marston Parish Council will shortly be advertising a vacancy for a new Parish Clerk from January 2019 onwards. For more information see the information leaflet.

Remembering 100 Years

On Remembrance Sunday, Chiseldon residents joined communities throughout the UK in honouring those who have suffered and died in war. This year’s event is of special significance as it marked the centenary of the armistice ending World War I. The war claimed the lives of over nine million military personnel. To see more photos from… read more

Swindon Night Shelter to run new Riverside day centre

A new day centre which will act as a safe space for some of the town’s most vulnerable people will be run by Swindon Night Shelter, it has been confirmed. Last year, Swindon Borough Council introduced the Temporary Winter Housing Provision scheme to get an identified group of rough sleepers into permanent, secure accommodation. The… read more

Churches Christmas Fair

Please see details below. If you want to download the posters to print, please follow the links provided. Posters for download: Christmas poster Wish list Village fair