Transport update

Stagecoach West will be launching a new Swindon to Cirencester service from November. This will be the 51A, to supplement the current 51, providing a half hourly service to Cirencester and serving the new housing estates that have been built up around the town. The 51 Service travels on from Cirencester to Cheltenham. Wilts and… read more

South Locality Public Meeting

Swindon Borough Council’s South Locality Team (which covers Chiseldon Parish) is holding a public meeting at the Civic Offices in Euclid Street, at 7pm on Monday 5 October. The agenda includes the opportunity for members of the public to ask questions, an update on local policing and an update on highways issues.  

Chiseldon Firs

As many residents of Chiseldon will be aware, Swindon Borough Council operates a Gypsy and Traveller site on the periphery of the village. The site is used as a temporary facility for travellers moving through the area so is only open in exceptional circumstances. At the time of writing the site is occupied by a… read more

Tennis Court now available for hire

Chiseldon Tennis Club is pleased to announce that one of the newly refurbished courts is now open to the general public for hire. The hire will be on one hour blocks with a charge of £10 per hour. You can book a session and through Chiseldon House Hotel on 01793 741010.

JOIN THE VILLAGE CLEAN-UP!

A couple of times each year the Parish Council organises a village clean-up, as a way of helping to keep Chiseldon tidy. The next clean-up is planned for SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER If you would be willing to help then please meet at the Strouds Hill car park at 10am Litter pickers, bags and gloves will… read more

Want to have your say on what’s important to village life?

The Parish Plan Steering Group is currently preparing a programme of consultation activities that will run from October 2015 to February 2016. The aim of this consultation is to identify what parishioners value about our villages, what they dislike and where they wish to see improvements. The first set of activities will be three ‘place… read more

We have a vacancy for a new Parish Councillor

If you are interested in serving your community and would like to be actively involved in the future of the Parish then perhaps you could join the Parish Council? We currently have one vacancy and would be delighted to hear from anyone who would be interested in working with us. We are inviting applications between… read more

Neighbourhood Watch

The next Neighbourhood Watch meeting (which was due to take place on 28 September) has unfortunately had to be cancelled. The Group, which is very active, will next meet on Monday 30 November at 7.30pm at the Recreation Hall, Chiseldon.

Applying for school places for September 2016

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you need to apply for a Primary or Infant School place by 15th January 2016. If your child is currently in Year 6 you need to apply for a Secondary School place by 31 October 2015. Drop in sessions will be held… read more

Swindon Residential Design Guide

Swindon Borough Council has just released a ‘Design Guide’ for public consultation. The Guide has been developed to provide a clear set of principles and guidelines to apply to future housing development across the Borough. There is a hard copy of the document available to view at the Parish Council’s Offices (from 9.30am to 1pm… read more

Notes for Dog Owners

This website has recently been updated and two maps have been added, showing the location of the 15 bins that we provide for the disposal of dog waste. Please make use of these bins when out walking your dogs and don’t leave waste behind, or deposit it in the general refuse bins.  We are a… read more

New opening hours for Parish Office

As of 1 July 2015, Chiseldon has a new Parish Clerk. Mrs Claire Maycock will be opening the Parish Office (at The Old Chapel, Butts Road) between 9.30am and 1pm every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The phone number for the Parish Office is 01793 740744 and you can send us an email via clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk or… read more

We’re looking for a new councillor

If you are interested in serving your community and would like to be actively involved in the future of the Parish then perhaps you could join the Parish Council? We currently have one vacancy and would be delighted to hear from anyone who would be interested in working with us. We are inviting applications between… read more

Softball comes to Chiseldon

As well as hosting the Football and Tennis Clubs, Chiseldon Recreation Ground will be home to the Swindon Softball League this summer. Games will take place on Thursday evenings (from 6.30pm) until late August and are already proving popular. Softball is a co-ed sport and all teams are a mix of experienced players and beginners…. read more