Late planning application for 25.4.24 meeting

The council will be considering planning application S/HOU/24/0278 – installation of air source heat pump at 4 The Orchard Chiseldon at their planning meeting on 25.4.24 7.30pm at the Old Chapel. This is a late addition under agenda item 8.

Speed Watch Volunteers – a message from the team.

Vacancies for Chiseldon We are looking for Volunteers aged over 17 to join the team to help deal with the local issues of speeding. Currently we are a small team, looking to run 2 hourly sessions a week, mostly in Chiseldon, but would like to cover Badbury, Hodson, and Draycot as well. Community Speed Watch… read more

Letter from Burglary Team Detective Inspector

CPC is sharing the following letter received from Wiltshire Police: Dear residents, My name is Sarah Champion and I am a Detective Inspector for our Burglary Team here at Wiltshire Police, covering the central and south of the county. Our team of officers was established last year and are dedicated to tackling burglaries in Wiltshire…. read more

Council Tax: common questions answered

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has today (10 April) published information explaining the process for challenging a Council Tax band and answering some common questions The VOA has also recently published a blog explaining how it values properties built after the Council Tax valuation date. The blog sets out what evidence the VOA uses when… read more

A Taste of Spain: Saturday 8th June

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Youth session over Easter

Chiseldon Parish Council welcomed HeadStart Skillz back to the Rec hall for another free youth session on 11th April. The HeadStart team commented: We’ve had another fantastic day at Chiseldon Club today! So much fun and no rain which is always a bonus What did we do today??? Archery Darts Table Tennis Mindset Challenge Self-Defence… read more

Parish Council quote required for work on chapel

The Chiseldon Parish Council are seeking quotes for the following work: To refurbish/repair the wooden structure at the top of the Chapel roof on Butts Road (see photos) To supply and erect scaffolding to allow safe access to the structure. To replace any wooden parts that cannot be fixed/restored. To sand back and re-paint in… read more

New war-time exhibition open at Lydiard House Museum

  Families looking to immerse themselves in the history of the Second World War over the Easter holidays should head to Lydiard House. A brand-new exhibition, ‘Lest We Forget’, is now open at Lydiard House Museum and explores the Black contribution to the World Wars and the links to Wiltshire. In 1943 the American 101st Airborne division constructed… read more

The April 2024 edition of OUR NEWS (Neighbourhood Watch) is here

Disclaimer: Chiseldon Parish Council publishes information on services and organisations which it feels may be of interest to parishioners. However, this does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Council. In addition, please note that we cannot guarantee the security or safety of any external websites. We are pleased to bring you the latest… read more

SSEN PSR Digital Toolkit

Chiseldon Parish Council publishes information on services and organisations which it feels may be of interest to parishioners. However, this does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Council. In addition, please note that we cannot guarantee the security or safety of any external websites. We have received the following from Scottish and Southern… read more

Chiseldon Museum, open every Saturday

From April 6th, Chiseldon Museum is open every Saturday from 2pm to 4 pm. New for 2024: Celebrating Chiseldon Museum’s 20th anniversary. Kate Tryon – An American artist who was an admirer of Richard Jeffries. She painted many scenes around Chiseldon and Coate. Housework in days gone by. 5,000 years of village history Chiseldon’s railway…. read more

Youth Club

Our first holiday youth club with Headstart Skillz was Wed 3rd April 9.00 to 1.00 The kids enjoyed a mixture of outside sports, indoor games, some first aid training and they created their own businesses – working on logos, slogans, and sales pitches to each other. We hope the 11th April session runs as well.

Swindon Borough Council to install 600 new electric vehicle charging points

Earlier this week, the Council secured more than £2.3m to install up to 600 new electric vehicle charging points, following a successful government funding bid. The network of 7kW charging points will be installed early next year, primarily on residential streets. It’s part of the Council’s priority to support the Borough to achieve the UK-wide 2050 net… read more

Chiseldon Primary School first aid course

The Parish Council was delighted to hear that everyone had a great time on the first aid course at Chiseldon Primary School. The council worked with the school and Headstart Skillz to fund this day’s training from our grants and donations fund. We hope there are some future nurses, paramedics and doctors there now! The… read more

Councillors call for Thames Water to answer questions on its performance

Burst water mains, flooding, and sewage being pumped into local waterways are just some of the issues councillors want to question Thames Water about at their next meeting. At Swindon Borough Council’s Scrutiny Committee meeting on Monday (18 March), councillors demanded answers following the severe disruption caused to local residents and motorists following the recent… read more