Earthline Appeal

The full text of Chairman Matthew Harris’s Earthline Appeal: My name is Matthew Harris, and I am a councillor at, and the Chairman of Chiseldon Parish Council.  I am here today to represent the residents of the Parish of Chiseldon. I’d like to thank the inspector for allowing me to speak today.  While I do… read more

Wales and West Utilities letter to residents

There have been some queries about containers offloaded on the grass verge on New Road. A hunch led us to Wales and West Utilities who are replacing gas pipes in the area. Their letter to residents from the end of March is attached. We have been advised that the New Road work is expected to… read more

Our News Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter April Edition

Welcome to the April edition of OUR NEWS. Whilst crime prevention is a key driver for Neighbourhood Watch, we have been uniquely embedded in communities for 40 strong years, perfectly positioning us as a gateway between individuals and the support they need to enable them and their communities to thrive. As we draw nearer to… read more

Washpool Sign

The Washpool volunteers have placed this beautiful hand made sign on Strouds Hill grass area with the Parish Councils permission.

Community Policing Teams

Wiltshire Police is committed to ensuring our communities are at the heart of our policing model. This will help us meet the needs of those we serve in the most effective and transparent way possible. We first introduced our Community Policing model in 2016 and, in the last five years, we’ve updated and adapted the… read more

Gigabit Fibre Update 28-2-22

We met with the Civils (build) team earlier and we are sure that many of you will have seen Openreach vans and workers out there even on Sundays. The position is that roughly 40% of each main village has what they call ‘ponds’ (areas of build) ready to connect to the exchange in Swindon. In… read more

News from the Railway Path

On Thursday, in between Storms Dudley and Eunice, we hosted a great team from Vets4Pets. We were tackling a spot by a fallen tree south of the Three Trees Café in Chiseldon. The tree has an exposed root ball and a few years ago we had cleared round it. It needed clearing again, and we… read more

Council seeking creative ideas to enhance Swindon’s parks

Creative, civic-minded entrepreneurs are being encouraged to come forward with ideas to enhance Swindon’s country parks. Last year, more than a thousand members of the public contributed to Swindon’s proposed Country Parks Improvement Plan, which aims to identify and then deliver improvements to the Borough’s parks so they continue to be enjoyed by visitors for… read more

Macmillan Castles Bike Ride Sun 3rd July 2022

Each year a team of volunteers organise a charity bicycle ride on the ridgeway, The White Horse Trail, Barbury Castle, Smeeth’s Ridge, Hackpen and the old railway path as a fund raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event normally takes place the first week in June. However on that date this year, everyone will be… read more