NHS Healthy Start – free vitamins and help with healthy food costs for eligible families with small children

With the @NHSHealthyStart scheme, you could get help towards the cost of vegetables, fruit, milk, infant formula, and pulses. Families within Chiseldon Parish may be entitled to use NHS Healthy Start but do not know about it. Under the scheme, qualifying families with children under 4-years, can apply for a Healthy Start Card which then… read more

Defibrillator Training 4th June 6.30pm on MS Teams

You are invited to join us and Clive Setter from Heartsafe for an online training and Q&A session on how our parish defibrillators work. PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK WHO CAN EMAIL YOU THE MS TEAMS LINK. clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk   If required the meeting ID is 339 607 544 393 The password is BabFz4 We advise downloading… read more

Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) to be discontinued

Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care Board (BSW ICB) has taken a decision to discontinue the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) system in its current format, and to stop its core functions. The decision means that patients who use the service will soon need to order their prescriptions either via the NHS… read more

A reminder of the defibrillator locations in the Parish.

There are 5 defibs around the parish: Red BT box at Badbury Outside the Calley Arms pub in Hodson. Outside Cameo hairdressers on High Street, Chiseldon Outside Calley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road, Chiseldon Outside the pavilion wall in the middle of the Rec field – pedestrian access via Hodson Road and vehicle access via Norris… read more

Good defibrillator news – Hodson

A good news update. The residents of Hodson, The Calley Arms pub, the Parish Council and the Calley Memorial Hall fund trustees have been working on a project to get a new defibrillator purchased and installed outside the Calley Arms Hodson. There is a long list of thanks so forgive me if I forget anyone…. read more

‘The Big Give’ Christmas Giving Challenge for Brighter Future (Great Western Hospitals)

Next Tuesday sees the launch of the UK’s largest online Christmas Giving Challenge ‘The Big Give’. This year Brighter Futures is taking part in the challenge and raising much needed money to help the Emergency Department (Way Forward Appeal) at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Matched funding of £5,000 has been secured from Dr… read more

Where to find our defibrillators

Just a reminder… we have four defibrillators They are located: Red BT box Badbury Outside Cameo Hairdressers High Street Chiseldon Outside Calley Memorial Hall, Draycot Road Chiseldon Outside the pavilion, middle of the Rec ground field. Pedestrian access via Hodson Road, vehicle access via Norris Close Chiseldon. There are various website links and pages below… read more

Thank you from Brighter Futures

CPC has received the following letter, thanking the community for the donations at the Christmas Lights event. The other £65 raised has been donated to Project Hospice. Thank you so much for the £65 donation collected at the Christmas Lights Event organised by Chiseldon Parish Council. We are so grateful for all the continued support… read more

Ridgeway View Family Practice – Myth Buster!

A message from Ridgeway View Family Practice: Given the recent speculation on social media, we would like to reassure our patients and community that the front desk at Station House Surgery will NOT be closing! A member of staff will be available at Station House Surgery to support with basic queries and distribute medication, during… read more

Brighter Futures — Good News

Please see the attached document for news from the Brighter Futures, the registered charity of Great Western Hospital, Swindon. Includes details of the opening of the Radiotherapy Centre. Brighter Futures Newsletter November 2022

UKHSA update on scarlet fever and invasive Group A strep

On 2 December, the UK Health and Security Agency published an update on scarlet fever. There were 851 cases reported in week 46 of this year, compared to an average of 186 in preceding years. Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, individuals should look out for symptoms in… read more

Parish Council Update: Avian Flu

We are aware that small numbers of dead wild birds have been found at various locations in Swindon and that avian flu has been detected in some of the dead birds that were recovered and tested from Shaftesbury Lake. Wild birds are susceptible to a range of diseases and injuries and not all dead birds… read more

Local News, Events & Updates from SBC – including Covid and Avian Flu Updates

Follow the link for the latest local news, events and updates from Swindon Brorough Council, including information on Covid-19 and Avian Flu. SBC local news, events and updates Disclaimer: Chiseldon Parish Council publishes information on services and organisations which it feels may be of interest to parishioners. However, this does not constitute an endorsement or… read more

Carers’ Information Event, Thursday 29 September

Carers’ Information Event Thursday 29th September 10:30am -3:30pm At The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon This is an information sharing opportunity, bringing together different areas of expertise to help Carers of those living with dementia. There will be speakers & presentations on topics which matter to you & your family alongside professionals, local businesses & organisations for… read more