Swindon Borough Council has launched a special e-newsletter to keep residents fully up to date with one of the largest greenfield developments in the country. The New Eastern Villages (NEV) will consist of around 8,000 homes, new schools, employment spaces and community facilities. It will span 724 hectares, with its eastern boundary reaching the point… read more
The council has prepared a Draft Local Plan to guide and control development in the Borough to 2036. It sets out: Proposed options for meeting the housing and employment needs of the Borough Draft policies to guide decision making on planning applications A formal period of consultation is being undertaken in which the views of… read more
An important consultation which will shape and guide future housebuilding in Swindon over the next 20 years will open tomorrow (17 Dec). Local people will be asked for their views on the Draft Local Plan Review, which sets out where 20,450 homes could be built in the Borough up to 2036. The six-week consultation, which… read more
The outline planning application for 30 dwellings to be built on the land between New Road and the Ridgeway, Chiseldon Swindon has been refused. View the full Swindon Borough Council letter for more information.
Polling cards for the General Election on Thursday, 12 December 2019 began landing on doormats last week. All registered voters will receive their poll card by Thursday, 5 December. Your poll card will contain details of the date of poll, polling station locations and opening times and will contain other key dates and information. You… read more
Residents who have not already registered to vote in the upcoming General Election have until next Tuesday (26 Nov) to do so. All registered voters will receive their poll cards by Thursday, 5 December. The poll cards for voters attending a polling station will contain details of the date of poll, polling station locations and… read more
Public consultation via SBC – please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments you wish to be considered. Dear Councillors, Consultation on BT programme of intended public payphone removals BT has instigated a public consultation on their proposals to remove 24 payphone callboxes within the Borough. Notices have been posted in each of the relevant phone boxes… read more
The Parish Council welcomes Steve Duke as our newest Cllr. Steve has lived in Draycot Foliat for over 20 years with his family, and has served full time and now part time in the RAF for nearly 40 years. He brings a great deal of organisational skills to the role and we are really pleased… read more
The Parish Council is pleased to welcome back Cllr McDonald who was co-opted onto the council Monday 14th October by unanimous vote. Cllr McDonald had to leave the council earlier this year for personal reasons but is now able to re-join. He lives in Chiseldon with his family.
Due to low Parish Councillor numbers and low numbers in attendance for the EGPA meeting next Monday 21st October, we have had to cancel this meeting as we are not quorate. We will move more pressing issues to the November full council meeting and the remainder will be moved to the November EGPA meeting.