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80 and 81 diverted bus route

Whilst New Road is closed, the 80 and 81 buses are following a  diverted route: From Landmark, the bus will turn left at the end of Mays Lane, onto the open section of New Road and turn right at the T-Junction onto the A436.  It will then take the next right onto The Ridgeway at… read more

Families SEND News Splash

The SEND newsletter is a parent carer monthly newsletter developed following a request from families. View the February edition of SEND.  

Vacancy For 2 Councillors

Notice is hereby given that by reason of the resignation of Cllrs Raj Patel and Sanjay Dogra, 2 vacancies have occurred among the members of the Parish Council. Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply to the Clerk in writing (email is acceptable) on or before Wednesday 4th January 2023 in order to… read more

Warm and Welcome Space – 28th – 31st December 2022

Come and warm up at the Wroughton Library – inside the Ellendune Community Centre. Tea, coffee, squash & wifi available. Children to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Library Opening Hours 28th – 31st December 2022: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10am – 2pm Wednesday: 11am – 4pm Thursday: 2:30pm – 5:30pm Friday: 9:30am –… read more

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

Citizens Advice: Become a Volunteer

HAPPY VOLUNTEERS WEEK! 1st – 7th June Swindon Citizens Advice would like to thank all the wonderful people in our community giving up their time for others! Are you interested in being a volunteer? Our organisation runs on volunteer power! If you feel inspired to volunteer your time, we are urgently seeking help in the… read more

England now in national lockdown – what you need to know

Following a rapid rise in infections, hospital admissions and case rates across the country, the Prime Minister announced yesterday (04 Jan) a national lockdown in England with immediate effect and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives. The drastic jump in COVID-19 cases has been attributed… read more