Don’t watch street harassment in silence – ask ‘Are you Okay?

Chiseldon Parish Council is providing this message on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch ARE YOU OKAY? Street harassment is on the rise and is often not an isolated incident. We know the long-term impact can harm mental health and change people’s behaviour. Victims often feel guilty, ashamed, and blame themselves. Witnessing street harassment and not safely… read more

First cost of living payment from 2 September

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed that around 1.1 million families receiving tax credits will get their first cost-of-living payment from 2 September. The £326 payment will be paid automatically into eligible tax credit-only customers’ bank accounts between 2 and 7 September. The second payment of £324 will be issued later this year – from… read more

NHS’ National Booking Service opens for autumn COVID-19 boosters

From today (7 September), around four million people most vulnerable to COVID-19 will start to be invited to book in their COVID-19 booster vaccine as the NHS’ National Booking Service launches appointments for autumn boosters. The National Booking Service went live this morning with frontline health and care workers, immunosuppressed people, and people aged over… read more

Energy rebate scam emails

Action Fraud is warning the public about a sharp rise in reports relating to fake emails purporting to be from Ofgem, the independent energy regulator for Great Britain. The emails claim that the recipient is due a rebate payment as part of a government scheme and provides links for the recipient to follow in order… read more

Queen Elizabeth II

1926 – 2022 The Members of Chiseldon Parish Council are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her dedication and service to the country and its citizens was unwavering. We join the nation in mourning her passing and offer our sincere condolences to her family.   Messages of Condolence… read more

Fleming Way set to close for major redevelopment

One of the biggest regeneration schemes ever seen in Swindon will reach a significant milestone this weekend. Fleming Way will close from this Sunday (4 Sep), to pave the way for a major redevelopment, which will act as a catalyst for further investment in the area. Over the next three years, Swindon Borough Council is… read more