Council commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Swindon Borough Council has committed to going carbon neutral by 2030 as councillors step up the fight against climate change. At a meeting of the Full Council last night (23 Jan), members unanimously agreed a motion committing the Council to reduce its corporate carbon emissions, with the aim of making the Council’s estate and activities… read more

Friends of the Railway Path: hedge laying

Our second hedge laying day of the winter will be on Saturday February 1st: details are below. Date: Saturday February 1st Time: 10.00 – 3.00 Meeting location: see map below. We will continue work along the stretch leading from Coate Water to the M4. Parking is available in the public car park at Coate Water… read more

Your Swindon E-Newsletter January 2020

Know a young person who’s looking for their first job? If you know a young person who is on the hunt for their first job and needs support finding a career that matches their skillset, bring them to JobFest. JobFest brings together Swindon’s young talent with local employers who are looking to find their next… read more

Recycle for Charity

Donate your used inkjet cartridges with us and raise money for the Wiltshire Search and Rescue. Each inkjet cartridge will get £1 for the charity. You can either put them in the box located at the Chapel office or post them to us using envelopes that you can pick up from the office. Contact us… read more

What’s On In February

What’s On In February 31 Jan Memory Cafe, Holy Cross Church Hall, 10.30am 01 Feb Borough Councillors Surgery, 11.30am—12.30pm, Calley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road. 03 Feb Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12 noon 04 Feb Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 10 Feb Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12 noon 10 Feb Chiseldon Parish… read more

Improvements to the Railway Path

Improvements complete for path linking Swindon to Marlborough You may have noticed quite a bit of work on the path recently, undertaken by Sustrans: there’s some new surface, new benches and signing and quite a lot of tree management. We hope this makes the path easier and more enjoyable. There’s an article about it in… read more

Local Plan Review Proposed Submission Draft

The council has prepared a Draft Local Plan to guide and control development in the Borough to 2036. It sets out: Proposed options for meeting the housing and employment needs of the Borough Draft policies to guide decision making on planning applications A formal period of consultation is being undertaken in which the views of… read more

Can you help?

Chiseldon Parish Council need your help for the VE Day 75th Anniversary celebrations. Could you help with any of the following: People for leaflet delivery Volunteers to run stalls Marshalls Setting up and clearing down We are also looking for the following items: Loan of cups, saucers and plates, cutlery Loan of a sound system… read more