Wiltshire Police Launch Online Coronavirus Q & A

Public Q and A Launched on Wiltshire Police Website In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic A public Q&A has launched on the Wiltshire Police website today in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Constable Kier Pritchard and Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson will be answering questions from members of the public through the website. Questions… read more

OFSTED praises Council’s adult learning scheme

 An education programme, which helps adult learners into training or employment, has been rated ‘Good’ with outstanding features by inspectors. Ofsted has today (26 May) delivered its verdict on Swindon Borough Council’s Adult Community Learning programme following an inspection in March. The Council is responsible for delivering adult learning programmes for people across the borough…. read more

Councillors doing their bit to help those in need

  Councillors in Swindon have been giving up their time to deliver food supplies to vulnerable people in the borough. Members of Swindon Borough Council, from different political parties, have been out and about delivering boxes of essential supplies to those who can’t get out to do their own shopping. Since the country went into… read more

A message about Post Office access to cash services

A message about Post Office access to cash services for Financial Institutions and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Post Office card account (POca) customers Accelerated POca Nominated Agent Service An accelerated, telephone-based, nominated agent process for POca customers who are not able to leave home is now open and taking applications. This new service allows… read more

Big backing for Council’s Bus Boulevard bid

Major landowners and transport organisations have thrown their support behind Swindon Borough Council’s plans to transform the area around Fleming Way. The final business case to create a new bus interchange and gateway into Swindon Town Centre has just been submitted to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund after making it through the first stage… read more

Free childcare on offer to parents and carers over May half-term

Parents and carers who have been classed as key workers can take advantage of further free childcare courtesy of Swindon Borough Council during May half-term. The Council provided up to 30 hours of funded childcare to 476 children over the Easter holidays to help critical workers carry out vital work during the current COVID-19 crisis…. read more

Fire Safety Reminder To Local Residents

Local residents are being reminded to be more fire safe in the home, more than half of accidental fires in are due to cooking. Group Manager Glyn Moody said: ”Wherever possible, we carry out Safe & Well visits following fires in the home, which include fitting smoke alarms and advising the occupants on how best to… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – May 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in April/May 2020 History Board outside the Church Update The Parish Council have given their support in assisting the Chiseldon History Group erect a visual history board outside Holy Cross Church.  A grant was £700 was awarded this month to go towards their costs.  The group hope to… read more

Work to Begin on New M4 Underpass

Motorists will notice major changes to the M4 motorway near Swindon from next week when a huge engineering project moves up a gear. From Monday (18 May) the latest phase of work will begin on the Wichelstowe Southern Access (WSA), which will create a new route into one of Swindon’s newest housing developments. The scheme,… read more

Closure of Hodson Bridge over M4

Please note that Hodson Bridge over the M4 will be closed from 7pm to 6pm on the 1st – 4th June. Please view or download the Highways England letter for further details.

Wiltshire Police To Support National Speed Operation

Wiltshire Police will be targeting speeding drivers as part of a two-week national enforcement campaign starting on Monday. Officers will be speaking with drivers during the campaign; aiming to highlight the dangers of speeding and informing drivers of the risks and consequences that driving above the limit can have through education and enforcement. The National… read more

Proposed Traffic Order – Day House Lane

Please view or download the attached documents. If residents want the Parish Council  to be aware of their views then email clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk by 25th May, to be in time for the 26th May planning, highways and transport meeting. Public Notice, Day House Lane Plan, Day House Lane SOR, Day House Lane