Parents urged by Council to apply now for school places

Parents and carers with children entering primary, junior or secondary school for the first time next year are being advised by Swindon Borough Council that they now need to apply for school places for them. This year, the Council was able to give 95 per cent of applicants their first preference of primary school and… read more

Chiseldon Pumpkin trail 🎃

Halloween 2020 might be a bit different this year and trick or treating as we know it will be off the cards. But we can still have loads of spooky fun! This Halloween let’s all join together to create The Big Neighbourhood Pumpkin Trail! Stick a pumpkin in your window or outside your home –… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – September 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in September 2020 Tender for works The Parish Council have released a tender document for and end-to-end project for the construction of 2 new laybys in the Parish. One for Draycot Close in Draycot Foliat and one in Windmill Piece in Chiseldon. This will be a 2 year… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – August 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in August 2020 New Road – Road resurfacing. The Parish Council had good feedback from resident’s supporting the proposed plan to request Swindon Borough Council re-surface New Road which would involve a temporary road closure. The results will be sent to SBC for consideration. Our Ward Cllrs are… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – July 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in July 2020 Welcome to Cllr Andy Rogers The Parish Council welcome our new Cllr Andy Rogers who was co-opted on Monday 8th June into the council. Andy lives in Hodson so it’s excellent to get one more area of the parish represented by a resident. We are… read more

Swindon’s STEAM Museum to reopen on 17 September

STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway has announced plans to reopen its doors to the public. The Swindon Borough Council-owned and operated museum will reopen its doors to the public this Thursday (17 Sep). Visitors will be requested to respect social distancing measures. Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the museum, and a… read more

SBC Update on Earthline activity outside Wroughton;

I am pleased to advise you that yesterday evening enforcement papers were served on Earthline pertaining to their activities at Wroughton Airfield. As you are aware, the company has undertaken some work there with a view to establishing an operating base, which does not have the benefit of planning permission on a site that is… read more