Give to charity this Christmas

If you give to charity at Christmas, between noon on 27th Nov and noon on 4th Dec, any donations to the Brighter Futures Incubator appeal can be doubled. See here for more information:

State-of-the-art sports facility will be built in Swindon

A brand new £3.6m state-of-the-art sports hub is coming to Swindon after councillors gave it the big thumbs up last night (13 Nov). Swindon Borough Council’s Planning Committee last night approved plans to build the multi-use sports facility on land at Moredon Recreation Ground, off Akers Way. The development will include a new pavilion building… read more

Electrical Fire Safety Week

19th-25th November is Electrical fire Safety week Here are some social media messages you may like to use. In the last six years, over 250 recall notices have been issued for electrical products, mostly due to a risk of electric shock or fire. Use Electrical Safety First’s online product checker to make sure the appliances… read more

Community Policing Shop opens in Swindon town centre

Wiltshire Police opened their first Community Policing Shop in the centre of Swindon this morning at Canal Walk in the Brunel Centre. Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, said: “In this Community Policing Shop we are working with a number of partners who can provide help and advice on a wide… read more

Please Sign Our Petition!

Please help make the Ogbourne St George and Hallam junctions on the A346 safer for drivers, local residents, walkers, cyclists and riders by signing our petition. We are calling on Wiltshire Council and Highways England to improve safety on this stretch of the A346 by: Reducing the speed limit to 50mph; Installing flashing speed limit… read more

Chiseldon Camp Stone

Some years ago the History Group placed a Commemorative Stone at Chiseldon Camp. The History Group never intended this to be a War Memorial. At the request of the Parish Council the New Road Memorial was created in the 1980’s by the Royal Engineers, and has since represented the War Memorial for the Parish. The… read more

South Marston Parish Council Vacancy

South Marston Parish Council will shortly be advertising a vacancy for a new Parish Clerk from January 2019 onwards. For more information see the information leaflet.

Swindon Night Shelter to run new Riverside day centre

A new day centre which will act as a safe space for some of the town’s most vulnerable people will be run by Swindon Night Shelter, it has been confirmed. Last year, Swindon Borough Council introduced the Temporary Winter Housing Provision scheme to get an identified group of rough sleepers into permanent, secure accommodation. The… read more

Scout Stamps Are Now Available

Scout Stamps are now available at Three Trees and the Spar shop. This is one of our biggest fund raisers and our young people love delivering your post around the village. Please consider buying a couple of stamps this year and support the scouts charity and help our scouts do a good deed every day.