Chiseldon Firs

As many residents of Chiseldon will be aware, Swindon Borough Council operates a Gypsy and Traveller site on the periphery of the village. The site is used as a temporary facility for travellers moving through the area so is only open in exceptional circumstances. At the time of writing the site is occupied by a… read more

JOIN THE VILLAGE CLEAN-UP!

A couple of times each year the Parish Council organises a village clean-up, as a way of helping to keep Chiseldon tidy. The next clean-up is planned for SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER If you would be willing to help then please meet at the Strouds Hill car park at 10am Litter pickers, bags and gloves will… read more

Want to have your say on what’s important to village life?

The Parish Plan Steering Group is currently preparing a programme of consultation activities that will run from October 2015 to February 2016. The aim of this consultation is to identify what parishioners value about our villages, what they dislike and where they wish to see improvements. The first set of activities will be three ‘place… read more

Applying for school places for September 2016

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you need to apply for a Primary or Infant School place by 15th January 2016. If your child is currently in Year 6 you need to apply for a Secondary School place by 31 October 2015. Drop in sessions will be held… read more

We’re looking for a new councillor

If you are interested in serving your community and would like to be actively involved in the future of the Parish then perhaps you could join the Parish Council? We currently have one vacancy and would be delighted to hear from anyone who would be interested in working with us. We are inviting applications between… read more

We need a new Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council is seeking volunteers from across the Parish to join the Neighbourhood Steering Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to update the Neighbourhood Plan, first developed for the Parish in 2004. Whilst developing a new plan, the Steering Committee will be supported by all of the committees that make up the Parish… read more

Are you handy?

The Parish Council is looking for someone to take on occasional ‘handyman’ tasks on our behalf – such as dividing allotment plots or digging a French drain. The work is spasmodic in nature, and you would need to provide your own tools and equipment, but we can pay £9 per hour when work is required…. read more