Coronation Events Update

Thanks to everyone who contributed to and/or attended our Coronation event on Saturday 29th April! You can now see photos of the day on our dedicated Coronation Events page.

Chiseldon Firs Site Work

Over the coming months there will be increased activity at Chiseldon Firs by a number of contractors attending the site to complete valuable tasks. We are keen to ensure, as always, unusual activity is reported and want to assure you that during this current increased activity on behalf of Swindon Borough Council, that the Jersey… read more

Support Swindon Carers Centre during Carers Week

Swindon Carers Centre is inviting people to support unpaid carers during Carers Week (June 5-11). An unpaid carer is anyone looking after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of an illness, frailty, disability, mental health condition or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. Swindon Carers Centre is a charity… read more

Skate Park proposal survey update

The EGPA committee reviewed the results so far of the proposed skate park survey that was launched in March, to see if there was a local appetite for a skate park for kids, and whether a portion of the grassed area at Castle View Road would be a suitable location. The results were polarised with… read more

No changes to waste and recycling collections this Easter 

 This article is part of the SBC local updates newsletter. Waste and recycling collections will be going ahead as normal over the Easter weekend, so please place your waste and recycling out as normal. If you’re lucky enough to be visited by the Easter bunny, remember to recycle your Easter egg packaging. Here’s how: Cardboard: remove… read more

Litter Pick

A massive thank you to everyone who came along and litter picked on Saturday 25th March. We had a good turnout and a lot of waste was collected. Thanks to all the pubs, the hotel and Allbuild who all helped make the event a success.

Residents encouraged to get involved with Coronation celebrations

Local residents who wish to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort are being encouraged to visit Swindon Borough Council’s website for advice and guidance. Marking the first Coronation since 1953, celebrations are being held across the UK and the Commonwealth, with an extra bank holiday Monday being… read more

Coming Soon, The Great British Spring Clean

Dust off your dusters, the Great British Spring Clean will be held in the parish on Sat 25th March 10am -12pm. Update: The Chiseldon House Hotel on New Road have kindly offered us the use of the carpark for people to meet up at 1.00am to collect supplies.    Complimentary tea and coffee from the hotel… read more