Planning for Chiseldon – have your say!

Now is your chance to have your say on future development in our neighbourhood. The Parish Council has completed its first draft of the Chiseldon Neighbourhood Development Plan, which sets out a development vision for the area. We’re now seeking feedback on the proposals, with consultation open between Monday 8th January and Sunday, 18th February. Please… read more

Good defibrillator news – Hodson

A good news update. The residents of Hodson, The Calley Arms pub, the Parish Council and the Calley Memorial Hall fund trustees have been working on a project to get a new defibrillator purchased and installed outside the Calley Arms Hodson. There is a long list of thanks so forgive me if I forget anyone…. read more

20mph online questionnaire

The Parish Council are working on a project to try to get SBC to change some of our road speed limits to 20mph. We need to get public support for this scheme. Please use the attached link or QR code to access the questionnaire and give your opinion. The questionnaire is open until 15th December…. read more

Chiseldon Scarecrow Trail 2023

The Chiseldon and local community put on a fine display of scarecrows for 2023, raising money for charity. A selection appears below – and sorry if we didn’t choose yours! You can see more images at Chiseldon Scarecrow Trail | Facebook. Click on the images to see a larger version.

Could you help in a local emergency?

Residents of the Parish have a strong history of helping those in need in times of crisis and emergency. The Parish Council are compiling a list of those who can help at such times, which will be used on a local level. This is for community emergencies rather than isolated incidents. Types of volunteers could… read more

Additional BEST Sessions Over Half Term

The Parish Council has just booked 2 additional sessions with BEST for a youth provision over October half term. Friday 20th and 27th at 10-12. Look out for further information when the register opens.

Unclaimed Child Trust Fund accounts

Yesterday (18 September), HM Revenue and Customs reminded 18–21-year-olds to claim their Child Trust Fund cash as part of UK Savings Week (18 to 24 September). Child Trust Funds are long-term, tax-free savings accounts and were set up for every child born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011, with the government contributing an… read more

Great British Insulation Scheme launched

Today (14 September) the government launched the £1 billion Great British Insulation Scheme to help some families insulate their homes. Families in lower council tax bands with less energy-efficient homes will be offered upgrades such as roof, loft or cavity wall insulation. Customers will be able to use an online checker for the Great British… read more

CSP Public Meeting, 31st October

Swindon Community Safety Partnership (CSP) are committed to working together with members of our communities to tackle crime and help Swindon residents feel safer. We invite you to join us in our first public meeting of the Executive Board to demonstrate our current priorities and plans to make our communities stronger, safer and more effective… read more