‘The Big Give’ Christmas Giving Challenge for Brighter Future (Great Western Hospitals)

Next Tuesday sees the launch of the UK’s largest online Christmas Giving Challenge ‘The Big Give’. This year Brighter Futures is taking part in the challenge and raising much needed money to help the Emergency Department (Way Forward Appeal) at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Matched funding of £5,000 has been secured from Dr… read more

Winter Preparedness from SSEN

For details about how you can prepare yourself for power cuts or other disruptions to other essential services  – such as gas and water – please view or download below the documents from SSEN. They also contain details of free support services. Note that anyone can call SSE or use these services, regardless of who… read more

CPC Donation to Wiltshire Air Ambulance

“On behalf of Wiltshire Air Ambulance, thank you to Chiseldon Parish Council for your wonderful donation of £333.33 hiring out your gifted marquees. We truly appreciate your support and generosity donating the proceeds to us.” To see the full letter from Wiltshire Air Amblulance, please see the pdf that’s linked to below: Wiltshire Air Ambulance… read more

Flooding: Advice from Fire & Rescue Services

N.B. In the article below, the council refers to Swindon Borough Council, not Chiseldon Parish Council. Over recent years, we have seen more and more properties affected by flooding during periods of significant rain. Flooding can be caused by rivers and watercourses overflowing; it can also be caused by drains and culverts being unable to… read more

Safety warning ahead of Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons. Every year on 31 October, children and adults are injured in accidents where candles or fireworks have set fire to costumes and hair. Plastic capes and bin liners, often used as costumes, are also… read more

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall Visits Swindon Fire Station

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) on Monday 6 July 2020. The visit, hosted by Chief Fire Officer Ben Ansell at Swindon Fire Station, highlighted the work of the Service during the Coronavirus pandemic, including the successful partnership with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation… read more