Thames Water Improving Our Water Pipes

Thames Water will shortly be starting work in the area to replace our water pipes. The team will be on site from Monday 15 July and the work will be completed by Wednesday 6 November.

Parents asked for feedback on childcare needs across the town

Families in Swindon are being asked to complete a survey to help the Council understand their childcare needs. Swindon Borough Council is working with national early year and childcare consultancy Hempsall’s to find out about parents and carers’ childcare needs across the borough. The work is being carried out to make sure that the future… read more

Vacancy for Councillors

Notice is hereby given that by reason of an uncontested election on 2nd May 2019, a number of vacancies has occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing (email is acceptable) on or before Friday 9th August 2019. Applicants should be… read more

Washpool Restoration

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.

Badbury SHELAA* Site Meeting 11th June

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

Informal Public Consultation

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 by 12th June with your views. Original correspondence from residents will still be… read more

New book to celebrate the life and work of Swindon’s photographers

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

Are you passionate about the Housing service tenants receive?

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

Welcome to our new Parish Cllr, Ian Kearsey

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