The Washpool restoration started in 2007. The stream was very much at the centre of village life over the centuries, with several cottages and a mill located along its length.
Pupils at a further five school settings across Swindon, plus an additional seven from Wiltshire, will be able to access top quality careers advice to help prepare them for the world of work from next month. Last September, the Careers and Enterprise Company launched the first 20 Careers Hubs across England. Each Hub brings together… read more
Following our last meeting in March with the developer (Peter Mapson) to look at the proposed housing site in Badbury, I am pleased to say that we now have some much revised plans to consider for the development proposal and I would very much welcome your thoughts again? The formal ‘Local Plan Review’ will not… read more
The Parish Council would like to hear the views of residents in regards to the possibility of adding seating to the Strouds Hill green area. We recently canvassed residents in the immediate area but would like a wider view. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 12th June with your views. Original correspondence from residents will still be… read more
An encyclopaedia of local photographers dating as far back as the 1850s will be presented at a special book launch this Saturday (25 May). ‘Swindon Photographers & Postcard Publishers’ has been co-authored by Swindon Borough Council’s Local Studies Librarian, Darryl Moody, and local historian Paul A. Williams. It documents the lives of 150 local photographers… read more
Swindon Borough Council are looking for tenants to join the Tenant Scrutiny Panel. If you are interested in learning more about how Housing works and making recommendations for improving the service, or you want the opportunity to gain new skills and work as part of a small independent team, then give us a call on… read more
The Parish Council are delighted to welcome our new Parish Cllr, Ian Kearsey to the council. Ian was co-opted on Monday and we are really pleased to have him on board. Ian introduces himself as follows: “I relocated to Swindon in 1984 joining WH Smith’s IT department (left in 2000), and have lived in Chiseldon… read more
If you provide unpaid care for someone with dementia, this free event is for you… Hear the latest thinking on dementia from Dr Muthukrishnan, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Swindon Victoria Centre Legal Advice from Alison Griffiths, Specialist Older Peoples’ solicitor Assisted Technology demonstrations Information on support & activities available across Swindon Complimentary hand massages… read more
A month-long campaign to help Swindon Borough Council’s recycling crews sort residents’ waste quickly and more efficiently is being launched today (13 May). The recycling box sorting campaign aims to increase the number of residents who are sorting their waste into two or more boxes. The campaign will be the first of a series initiatives… read more
At the recent Annual Parish meeting there were a number of presentations which will be uploaded to this site. For more information, read the outgoing Chair’s report. All reports will be in the annual meetings sections once published.