Useful Community Telephone Numbers

Police (24 hours) 101 (or 999) NHS Direct 111 Dental Emergency 01793 428579 Great Western Hospital 01793 604020 NHS Walk-In Centre 01793 428524 Clover Centre 01793 541111 Transco Gas 0800 111999 Wroughton Library 01793 312719 Swindon Council 01793 463000 Thamesdown Transport 01793 428428 Stagecoach 01793 521415 National Bus Line 0870 200 2233 Rail Enquiries 0845… read more

New Road allotments

Parish Council statement: The Parish Council is keeping the allotments open for as long as Government guidelines permit it, and as long as tenants can agree to work within the confines of social distancing/no gatherings over 2 people. Please continue to enjoy your allotment and get some fresh air and exercise. Any growing tips for… read more

Voluntary Action Swindon – Coronavirus

If you know someone outside Chiseldon who may need help you can direct them to this website which offers help from local organisations and SBC: http://vas-swindon.org/coronavirus-help-page/

Eligible Swindon businesses to receive business rate relief from next month

Swindon businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality industry who are eligible for the Government’s 12-month business rate holiday will see it reflected in their bills from next month. Swindon Borough Council will be administering the financial help to all firms who qualify following a package of support announced by the Chancellor yesterday evening (17… read more

Church service changes

All church services in the ridgeway benefice have been suspended until further notice However, the churches – Holy Cross, St George and St Andrew – will be open for private prayer and quiet reflection as follows: Sundays, 10am to 11.30am Wednesdays – Holy Cross, 10am to 11.30am Maundy Thursday – Holy Cross, 10am to 11.30am,… read more

Universal service obligation for broadband

From 20 March, homes and businesses in the Borough will have a new legal right to a request a decent and affordable broadband service under the new Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband. This was legislated for in 2017 as a service that has at least 10 Mbps download speed and 1 Mbps upload. BT… read more

Restricted Access

Sir Henry Calley Memorial Gardens and Butts Road Cemetery: By order of H.M. Government as part of the UK Coronavirus response. Effective from Midnight 23rd March for a minimum period of 21 days. No maintenance or checks will be carried out in this area whilst this restriction is in place. Do not enter this area… read more