Chiseldon Scarecrow Trail 2021

The trail will run from 21st August to 5th September. This year’s theme is children’s books. Grab your map for £2 from: Three Trees Farm shop Oakleys Spar shop The Patriot Arms All profits will go to: Brighter Futures

Covid Bus timetable

From SBC: To note, as the bus can only carry AstraZenica vaccine, it can only vaccinate those aged over 40 but will be doing first and second doses. We are now focusing on weekend dates to drive uptake. Anyone that presents at the bus who is under 40 will be supported to book their vaccine… read more

Changes to Swindon Library Services

From today (5 July) there will be some changes to our services: Our opening hours are increasing, and our self-service machines will be available for customers to return books, as well as to issue their own reservations and Quick Choice selection. Your library card will be needed to use the machines. There will also be… read more

Swindon’s Road Safety Strategy

The Council is seeking views on its updated Road Safety Strategy and we would welcome your comments. The Council’s last road safety strategy – The Strategic Plan for Accident Reduction – was approved in 2010 and with changes in national guidance and best practice and the slowing of progress in road casualty reductions it is… read more

Community Speed Watch Enforcement Officers To Challenge Speeding Motorists

A new initiative introduced by the Wiltshire Police Criminal Justice Department has committed a dedicated resource to support Community Speed Watch Volunteers across the Force area. The new role of Police Community Speedwatch (CSW) Enforcement Officer will complement existing policing methods carried out by the Roads Policing Unit and Community Policing Teams. The overall aim… read more

Carers Cuppa

Are you an unpaid family carer, supporting an adult with a Learning Disability? Come and join our Carers Cuppa! You do not have to be registered with Swindon Carers Centre to be able to attend. Our next informal meeting is on :- When? Wednesday 11th August 2021 Time? 11am-12noon Where? As we are currently unable… read more

Swindon Recycling Centre Improvements

From Thursday 1st July the recycling centre will have an additional 800 appointment slots available per week. In the coming weeks a new check-in system will be implemented to improve the flow into the centre. The increase in capacity and new check-in system is all part of our commitment to improving the service to residents… read more

Speed limit lowered from 60mph to 40mph on Draycot Foliat lane

A 40mph speed limit has been imposed on Draycot Close, a country lane in Draycot Foliat south of Chiseldon. Cars were previously allowed to drive at 60mph on the narrow single-carriageway road but Chiseldon parish Council applied to Swindon Borough Council for an order to lower the limit on safety grounds. Parish council chairman Matt… read more

Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow 2021

The Swindon Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow 2021 will be run as a virtual event, from Monday 20th to Friday 24th September. There will be presentations from a wide range of organisations throughout the week, and a full timetable with joining instructions, will be published in July. The Roadshow is for parents, carers and professionals… read more