Dog friendly destinations to visit by bus

If you fancy a day out in the Wiltshire countryside with your four-legged friend there are plenty of places to visit by bus. What could be better than a walk along our footpaths followed by some warming food in one of our cosy pubs where muddy boots and dogs are welcome. Read the Swindon Bus… read more

Lydiard Park celebrates 75 years of public ownership

Lydiard Park is building up to a special anniversary year with the launch of two new exhibitions. Throughout this year, the Swindon Borough Council-owned park will celebrate 75 years of public ownership courtesy of the new special exhibitions in the historic house, which get underway from this Saturday (23 March). The changing face of Lydiard… read more

Cyclists are wheely pleased with slick Flyer routes

Significant upgrades to Swindon’s cycling and pedestrian routes have been completed, and loc Swindon Borough Council has for the past few years been delivering a series of cycle improvement schemes off the back of a successful funding bid to the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership. A total of £3.75 million was secured to deliver… read more

Council agrees deal in principle to sell freehold of County Ground to football club and supporters’ group

Swindon Borough Council has agreed a deal in principle to sell the freehold of the town’s football stadium. Swindon Town Football Club (namely Swindon Town Football Company Limited) and Swindon Town Supporters (represented by Swindon Town Community Mutual Ltd) have been in negotiations with the Council for several months to purchase the freehold, and have… read more

There’s Snow Place Like Home

The recent snow might have caused some disruption, but it also made for some beautiful vistas — as well as lots of fun for people and pets. Here are some of the cracking photos sent in by Chiseldon residents.

Opening Night of Swindon Folk Club

Friday the 18th is the big opening night of the revamped Swindon Folk Club at its new venue. See all the details below. I would really appreciate if you would consider coming along and giving your support on this opening night and hopefully thereafter. I am MC on the night and we will be having… read more

Chiseldon Netball Club’s Newsletter

I hope you have all enjoyed the festive break because we’re back every Wednesday at Ridgeway School (6pm for the juniors and 7pm for the adults) to blast away those Christmas excesses. Just pop along and give it a go. What a fantastic year it has been for Chiseldon Netball Club!! We have gone from… read more

What’s on In January

05 Jan Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am – 12.30pm 07 Jan Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 08 Jan Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 9 Jan Chiseldon Gardening and Countryside Club, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 14 Jan Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am—12 noon 14 Jan Bridge… read more