Are you ready to be our community’s superhero?

I am a Citizens Advice Volunteer – that’s my secret superpower ”The best thing about volunteering at Citizens Advice is being able to help people, who through bad luck, lack of knowledge or confidence issues, really need our help. It’s an honour and a privilege to be given an opportunity to do that.” Citizens Advice… read more

What’s On In March

What’s On In March 28 Feb Memory Cafe, Holy Cross Church Hall, from 10.30am 02 March Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12 noon 03 March Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 07 March Borough Councillors’ Surgery, 11.30am—12.30pm, Calley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road. 07 March Chiseldon Primary School, Rock’n’Roll Bingo Night, 7.30pm 09 March Craft… read more

Perfect treat on offer for mums at Lydiard Park

Sons and daughters can spoil their mums with afternoon tea in the beautiful setting of Lydiard Park on Mother’s Day next month. Following the huge success of its first Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea offer last year, the Swindon Borough Council-owned park will be hosting another pampering event on Sunday, 22 March. Guests are invited to… read more

Reporting Fallen Trees

Storm Ciara has brought down several trees along the Railway Path, and Storm Dennis may bring down some more. We’d be happy to collate a list of any locations needing attention. Some may be small enough to be dealt with by volunteers, but larger trees will need a Sustrans tree surgeon with proper equipment, and… read more

Swindon choreographer brings internationally acclaimed dance work back home

Following the sell-out World Premiere in Japan and massive box-office success throughout the UK, Swindon Dance star Adrienne Hart is now bringing her highly acclaimed ‘Puzzle Creature’ dance performance to Swindon’s iconic STEAM Museum at the end of the month. Adrienne, who grew up in Swindon and trained at Swindon Dance before winning a scholarship… read more

Vacancy for an Administration Officer

Chiseldon Parish Council is looking to employ an Administration Officer to assist the Parish Clerk. The role is part-time starting at 10 hours per week with the expectation that this may increase in the future as the workload of the Clerk increases. The role will be part office based in Chiseldon when the Clerk is… read more

Council ensures families get access to vital funding for two year olds

Ninety-eight per cent of two year olds in Swindon who are entitled to early education have received it thanks to the Council’s Early Years team. In Swindon, there are approximately 750 children aged two who are entitled to 15 hours per week of early education and childcare from the term after their second birthday. Nationally,… read more