Grass Cutting

Our grass cutting contractor, has decided to end the contract with the Parish Council with immediate effect. The council will put into place interim measures to get the grass cut whilst we go out to tender. Please bear with us whilst we get areas back up to the required standards.

Support Swindon Carers Centre during Carers Week

Swindon Carers Centre is inviting people to support unpaid carers during Carers Week (June 10 – 16). 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… read more

Speed Indicator Device

At the Parish Council planning meeting on the 26th April, approval was given to buy another SID (Speed Indicator Device) to be located on New Road, on two locations, moved between them. We still need to get SBC’s permission for this and arrange installation quotes and costs, but fingers crossed. We had advice from SBC… read more

Chiseldon Museum, open every Saturday

From April 6th, Chiseldon Museum is open every Saturday from 2pm to 4 pm. New for 2024: Celebrating Chiseldon Museum’s 20th anniversary. Kate Tryon – An American artist who was an admirer of Richard Jeffries. She painted many scenes around Chiseldon and Coate. Housework in days gone by. 5,000 years of village history Chiseldon’s railway…. read more

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