Street lights dimmed in the Borough

Report from our Ward Cllr – a number of streets in certain area in the Borough are having their lights dimmed between 00.00 – 05.00 from the 23rd. January. We are not affected but details will be in the papers shortly.

Chiseldon Conservation Area

Did you know that a lot of Chiseldon is contained in a conservation area? Did you know this might impact on work you decide to do to your property? Did you know this might change when you need to apply for planning permission and what will be granted by Swindon Borough Council. The map is… read more

Message from Friends of the Railway Path

There are several things for me to say early in the new year.   Firstly, our next workday will be on Sunday 22nd January, meeting at 10:00.  We will be hedge laying again, south of Coate Water.  I will send another note round when I have all the details worked out.   Secondly, we now… read more

Waste Removal

Waste removal. Our contractor AllBuild who do our bins, grass cutting and small fly tipping removal will be very happy to quote any homeowners who need rubbish removing. You can reach Lee on 07810 317 333.

Dog Fouling on New Road verges

New Road grass verges seem to have a problem with dog fouling at the moment. Please please please can everyone bring bags with them and clear up after their dogs. If anyone knows someone not on this Facebook page who might not know the dangers of dog mess to human’s – please advise them of… read more

Fly tipping at Ladysmith Road and Car park near Farm Shop

We have been notified that these 2 incidents of fly tipping have now been cleared by SBC. Please keep reporting any issues so we can get them dealt with. The Parish Council can clear small loads, but we need to report to SBC for large loads to be cleared.  

Fly tipping at Ladysmith Road

Ward Cllr Eric Shaw has updated us with regards to the fly tipped rubbish that remains on Ladysmith Road – “Unfortunately the due date is by the 19/01/2017, I can only ask if it can be done earlier given its location” We will update you if we hear any more from SBC on this.

Allotment Plots

From January the Parish Council may have some allotment plots free to rent. If you would like a plot or like to be put on the waiting list (first come first served basis) then please email

How to order additional Recycling boxes

To order additional boxes contact SBC on 01793 445500 and make your request.  You will be given a reference number. You can then wait approx 2 weeks for the boxes to be delivered to your home, or go to the recycling centre at Chaney Manor and collect them using your reference number.