Chiseldon Councillor Vacancies

Chiseldon Parish Council needs you! We are calling for community heroes to put themselves forward for one of FIVE vacancies on our local Parish Council. We want people of all backgrounds and experience to represent the community and help #MakeAChange. There are five simple steps to becoming a Chiseldon Parish Councillor: Contact the clerk to… read more

Chiseldon Parish Council Celebrates Commitment to Real Living Wage

Chiseldon Parish Council has today accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the council receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 in the UK or £10.75 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.72 per hour…. read more

Covid 19 Update

You can see the full newsletter here. Dear residents, The past few months have been a challenge for all of us but I’m incredibly proud of how the community across Swindon has rallied round to support one another. This newsletter can help you find out more about the important announcements made by the Government this… read more

Swindon Borough Council – Coronavirus Update

Latest Government Updates From Saturday (13 June) you will be able to: Adults living alone, or single parents with children under 18 – can form a support bubble with one other household. All those in the bubble will be able to act as if they live in the same household. This does not apply to those… read more

Welcome to Parish Councillor Andy Rogers

We want to welcome Andy Rogers as a Parish Councillor. Andy lives in Hodson with his family and has a background in medicinal products and devices. He hopes to contribute towards the improvement of the parish while maintaining its rural nature. Also, he aims to protect the green space within and around the parish as… read more

OFSTED praises Council’s adult learning scheme

 An education programme, which helps adult learners into training or employment, has been rated ‘Good’ with outstanding features by inspectors. Ofsted has today (26 May) delivered its verdict on Swindon Borough Council’s Adult Community Learning programme following an inspection in March. The Council is responsible for delivering adult learning programmes for people across the borough…. read more

Latest News and Information from Swindon Borough Council

Help for our shielded residents Over 5,000 residents of Swindon who have been advised to shield themselves to protect them from contracting coronavirus are being contacted again by the Council to inform them of the guidance around the delivery of food and medical supplies and to outline the support that is available for those experiencing loneliness… read more

COVID-19 update – Your Swindon

  Dealing with your waste responsibly It is more important than ever to deal with your waste responsibly. We need your help to keep our staff safe, and to minimise the amount of waste and recycling you put out for collection. Do not burn rubbish. We are investigating reports of bonfires See our daily report… read more

Eligible Swindon businesses to receive business rate relief from next month

Swindon businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality industry who are eligible for the Government’s 12-month business rate holiday will see it reflected in their bills from next month. Swindon Borough Council will be administering the financial help to all firms who qualify following a package of support announced by the Chancellor yesterday evening (17… read more

Parish Councillor Surgeries Cancelled

The April and May Ward/Parish Cllr surgeries at the Calley Hall on a Saturday morning have been cancelled. If you need to reach a Ward Cllr for any reason, their details are: Jenny Jefferies jjefferies@swindon.gov.uk Brian Mattock bmattock@swindon.gov.uk You can reach the parish council by emailing clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk

Vacancy for an Administration Officer

Chiseldon Parish Council is looking to employ an Administration Officer to assist the Parish Clerk. The role is part-time starting at 10 hours per week with the expectation that this may increase in the future as the workload of the Clerk increases. The role will be part office based in Chiseldon when the Clerk is… read more

Bishopstone Parish Council Vacancy

Bishopstone Parish Council are looking for a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to replace their existing clerk who has served the Parish for the past 21 years. The council wishes to appoint an energetic and self-motivated individual to manage its business and to carry out all aspects of its financial administration. The ideal candidate will… read more

Local Plan Review Proposed Submission Draft

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

Refusal of Planning Permission

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.