Tribute to Brian Mattock

It is with sadness that I announce the passing of Ward Cllr for Chiseldon and Lawn Ward Brian Mattock, who passed away peacefully at home after a long illness. Brian was an ally to the Parish Council when working with Swindon Borough Council on our behalf and he will be missed. Our thoughts are with… read more

Attempted Thefts from Cars

We would like to speak to the male pictured in this link, following a series of incidents in Chiseldon between midnight and 6am on Saturday 6 March where an unknown offender was caught on CCTV walking around the village trying car door handles. Where vehicles had been left unlocked, he entered and searched them for… read more

Grant Award for Boardwalk

Wiltshire Community Foundation solar park fund is a ray of light for eco projects A UK-FIRST eco playground, a beauty spot and a parish hall will all benefit from more than £57,000 in community grants generated by a solar park in Wroughton. Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Science Museums Group Wroughton Solar Park Community Benefit Fund, which… read more

Introduction to the Parish

The Parish Council is pleased to welcome Jon Jackson as our newest Parish Councillor. Jon has lived in Badbury since 2018 with his wife and is interested in being able to help shape the future of the parish and community whilst maintaining its rural feel. We will be working with Jon to see where his… read more

Census 2021

The national census helpline is now up and running alongside a language support service and local support centres. I am delighted that Voluntary Action Swindon is running the Swindon Census Support Centre. They are now offering pre-booked appointments over the phone to help people compete the census and, if circumstances change, it may also become… read more

NHS message for parish councils

The CCG is aware that many residents in Swindon who are currently eligible for a coronavirus vaccine have received an invitation to book an appointment at a large vaccination site in either Salisbury, Bath or Oxford. We know that, for some people, travelling is not an issue, but many will find it difficult. We’d be… read more

Tennis Re-opening

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement, we are pleased to confirm that outdoor tennis courts will be able to open from 29th March. This will mean recreational tennis will be able to resume, including: Singles and doubles social play including club sessions organised activity for groups (maximum group size subject to confirmation) 1:1 coaching Pay and… read more

Football Re-starting

Outdoor sport is due to return on 29th March which includes grassroots football. As such Chiseldon FC is expecting to resume both training and games soon after this date. The adult Sunday Football League has confirmed its season will resume from 4th April and will be extended into June with the aim of completing all… read more

Census 2021 is coming

Households across Swindon will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The official census date is 21 March. The census is a survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It will include questions about your sex, age, work, health, education, household size… read more