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.

Important information about the General Election

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

Public Consultation on BT programme of intended public payphone removals

Public consultation via SBC – please email 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

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

Welcome back to Cllr Andrew McDonald

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.

21st October EGPA Meeting Cancelled

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.

Vacancy at Calne Town Council

Community and Business Support Officer £24,799 per annum 37 hours per week, salary: pay scale point 19 12 month fixed term contract This is an exciting time for Calne. We are refreshing the vision for our town and keen to tackle the challenges that face us around the devolution of services and our Climate and… read more

Travel Plans Supplementary Planning Document: Drop-in Consultation sessions

Swindon Borough Council proposes to update its travel plans guidance for developers and is now seeking feedback during the six-week consultation period. The aim of the draft document is to provide consistency across future developments in Swindon and will strengthen powers to ensure that travel plans get implemented robustly over the long term. This will… read more

Visit Europe after Brexit

‘Get Ready For Brexit’ campaign launches in Belgium The UK government has launched a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in and travelling to the EU to take steps to get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019.

Job Advert for Parish Clerk

Nythe, Eldene & Liden Parish Council Clerk/Responsible Officer £9,884 Per annum (12 hours per month) depending on qualifications and experience NEL PC are looking to appoint a new Clerk/RFO. The position can by based at Liden Library or work from home. The Clerk will be responsible for managing the day to day business of the… read more