Donations approved by Chiseldon Parish Council

Two donations were approved at the Full Council meeting on 11th March: £500 to Chiseldon Primary School to run first aid courses for all children in years 3-6 £500 to the Washpool volunteer group to start their fund for track improvement works. A further amount of funds needs to be allocated which will be voted… read more

Annual Parish Meeting, 8th April 7.30pm

The Annual Parish Meeting has been called by the Council Chairman for 8th April, 7.00pm at the Chiseldon House Hotel on New Road. All residents are welcome to attend but only electors of the parish are permitted to speak. PCSO Charlotte Watson will be attending to answer any local police questions you may have. Tea… read more

SBC budget approved, with plans to close £32.9 million budget gap

Councillors last night (22 Feb) approved the Council’s budget for the next financial year, which includes plans to close a £32.9m budget gap. A financial health review by the Local Government Association last summer described the Council’s finances as being on a ‘cliff edge’, highlighting how the Council needs to bring its Children’s Services budget… read more

Notice of casual vacancy on Chiseldon Parish Council

Public notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish Council following the resignation of Councillor Pauline Barnes on 15.01.2024. Please see link for details. Notice of casual vacancy on Chiseldon Parish Council

Council’s finances are on a ‘cliff edge’

Senior councillors will meet on 13th December to discuss Swindon Borough Council’s ‘extremely serious’ financial position. The local authority is currently forecasting a £6.5m in-year budget gap and an estimated £14.1m shortfall for the following financial year (24-25) due largely to inflation and the significant additional costs associated with Children’s Services. And the Council’s Cabinet… read more

Have your say: how you can help with our election cycle consultation

From today (14 August) to 25 September, Swindon Borough Council is running a public consultation inviting views on how often it holds elections. We’d really appreciate your help to: Complete the online consultation form on behalf of your organisation Spread the word about the consultation with residents in your network who may be interested in taking… read more