We are happy to welcome back Cllr Keith Bates to the Parish Council. Cllr Bates had decided to retire at the elections in May but has offered to come back to provide his support and knowledge until the council has co-opted more Cllrs. We currently have 7 Cllrs in place with vacancies for 8 more…. read more
Voicemail and email reminders are the latest measures being introduced by Swindon Borough Council to help people keep on top of their council tax. The Council will roll out the new system later this summer and the email and voicemail messages to phones will supplement the text reminders that have been in place for the… read more
The Parish Council would like to hear the views of residents in regards to the possibility of adding seating to the Strouds Hill green area. We recently canvassed residents in the immediate area but would like a wider view. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 12th June with your views. Original correspondence from residents will still be… read more
Councils in England face a funding black hole of over £50bn across the next six years, according to a new report warning that local authorities will soon be forced to resort to providing the “bare minimum.” In the new report, the County Councils Network (CCN) has called for the Treasury to urgently allocate funds towards… read more
On Thursday 23rd May the UK will be holding elections to the European Parliament, take a look at the BBC simple guide for more information.
The EGPA meeting from Monday 20th May has been postponed to Thursday 23rd May. 7.30pm at the Old Chapel on Butts Road. Please see the Environment General Purpose and Amenities Committee page of this website for the agenda
Of the 19 seats up for election, just one changed hands leaving the Conservatives with 31 seats, Labour with 24 and the Liberal Democrats with two seats. The Conservatives gained their only seat in Penhill and Upper Stratton with Oladapo Ibitoye (1,086) being elected ahead of the Labour Party candidate Kate Linnegar (785), Independent candidate… read more
The Borough Council has reviewed the 2013 version of the Statement of Community Involvement in Planning. The purpose of this document is to advise how the Borough Council will engage with the community in the planning process. The review was carried out in order to bring the SCI up to date and to take account… read more
The Parish Council are delighted to welcome our new Parish Cllr, Ian Kearsey to the council. Ian was co-opted on Monday and we are really pleased to have him on board. Ian introduces himself as follows: “I relocated to Swindon in 1984 joining WH Smith’s IT department (left in 2000), and have lived in Chiseldon… read more
At the recent Annual Parish meeting there were a number of presentations which will be uploaded to this site. For more information, read the outgoing Chair’s report. All reports will be in the annual meetings sections once published.