A joint venture agreement has been signed between Swindon Borough Council and Barratt Developments to bring around 2,750 homes to the 250 hectare Wichelstowe development to the south of Swindon. The new joint venture company will combine the strengths of both the public and private sectors to create a high-quality and attractive development. Barratt Developments… read more
PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given under the relevant sections of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the Council proposes to introduce a 30mph and 40mph speed limit on Broome Manor Lane. A copy of the orders and plan is available for inspection at the Council’s One Stop Shop, Wat Tyler House, Euclid Street, Swindon… read more
Fog is quite common at this time of year, so here’s some advice about how to drive in these conditions; Before entering fog check your mirrors then slow down. If the word ‘Fog’ is shown on a roadside signal but the road is clear, be prepared for a bank of fog or drifting patchy fog ahead…. read more
Ward Council Report for December 2017 Streetsmart & Highways Double yellow lines New Road/Turnball – the road has to be dry so due to current inclement weather the work cannot take place until conditions have changed. Verges & Grips The verges between the entry sign to Chiseldon from Hodson Road were cleared shortly after the… read more
The Chiseldon Council has made plans for their meetings in 2018. Each committee and their meetings have been planned out and are available to view here.
Transport Report – Christmas and New Year The Christmas and New Year bus services, serving Chiseldon are as follows: Normal Monday-Saturday services in the week before Christmas. There are no buses on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Normal services on 27th December to 30th December. Limited buses on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day…. read more
Fire in a thatched property A semi-detached thatched cottage near Swindon has been destroyed by fire that took place on the morning of 30th November. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to the hamlet of Hodson at 7.07am and found the roof of the property well alight. In order to fight the… read more
Demand for NHS Services increases significantly over winter. The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has said that we can help to reduce pressure on the system by thinking about which type of health service is most appropriate for our needs. Dr Guy Rooney, Medical Director, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, comments: Choosing the… read more
NHS England have some important information for parents of two to three year-olds. Are you the parent of a two or three year old child? NHS England says there is still time to make an appointment with your GP for the free flu vaccination. The vaccine comes in the form of a simple nasal spray… read more
Road Closure for re-surfacing On 9th Jan Butts Road will be closed in Chiseldon for re-surfacing. The maps are available in the Chapel office during opening hours or there are the attached photos. Residents on the road should get letters advising them of the exact details of the closure.