Independent review of Council to be discussed by Cabinet

Swindon has the building blocks required to fulfil its potential and ambitions and these would be the envy of many places, according to an independent review of Swindon Borough Council. The comments were published in a Local Government Association (LGA) corporate peer challenge report, which will be discussed by the Council’s Cabinet on Monday (20… read more

Government’s £150 energy rebate scheme

The Government recently announced that council tax payers in Bands A to D would receive a £150 payment to help with energy bills – this will not be taken off council tax bills but will instead be given as a separate payment. There will be a number of checks that need to be made before… read more

Local skills needed

The Parish Council are investigating the feasibility of removing the old Recreation Hall which is at the end of its life and replacing it with a new multi-purpose community space. This is at the very early stages but if you are local and have any skills or knowledge in this area, we’d welcome your assistance…. read more

Swindon Borough Council Ward Councillor surgeries

Chiseldon and Lawn Ward Cllrs Jenny Jefferies and William Horley will have their monthly surgeries the first Saturday of each month, 11.30 to 12.30 at the Patriot’s Arms pub on Draycott Road in Chiseldon.  All residents are welcome to attend to chat to Jenny and William about any local issues that concern them, or they… read more

Elections update

Cllr William Horley, Conservative Party was elected as the second Ward Cllr for Chiseldon and Lawn Ward. Cllr Gary Sumner, Conservative Party was re-elected as Ward Cllr for Ridgeway Ward which includes Badbury. The Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for the Conservative Party Jonathan Seed won the Wiltshire vote, however withdrew his application. The elections… read more