Ridgeway Bell Notes for: July 2015 (August issue) is now available.
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
Further to our earlier update, all of the new bus timetables are now available via the Swindon Borough Council website.
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
The Parish Council is seeking volunteers from across the Parish to join the Neighbourhood Steering Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to update the Neighbourhood Plan, first developed for the Parish in 2004. Whilst developing a new plan, the Steering Committee will be supported by all of the committees that make up the Parish… read more
The Parish Council is looking for someone to take on occasional ‘handyman’ tasks on our behalf – such as dividing allotment plots or digging a French drain. The work is spasmodic in nature, and you would need to provide your own tools and equipment, but we can pay £9 per hour when work is required…. read more
As of this week Chiseldon has a new bus service, run by Stagecoach West, which runs from Chiseldon to the Great Western Hospital into Swindon and onwards to the Outlet Village, West Swindon Shopping, the Link Centre and Freshbrook. This is Service 8 and it will run every 20 minutes on a circular route from… read more
On Saturday 3rd May the Chiseldon FC senior team played in the final of the George Thomas / Don Rogers Cup at the Swindon Supermarine Stadium. The Team had reached the final after being victorious in three earlier rounds, including a hard-fought 4-2 semi-final victory against tough opposition from a higher division. The final saw… read more
The Tennis Club is undergoing improvements to its courts, lighting and security in order to attract new members and bring the facilities into ‘match readiness’ – meaning the Club will be able to play in competitions once again. Swindon Borough Council recently granted planning permission for the work, after long deliberations (mainly concerning the lighting,… read more
A scheme to improve safety in New Road, as well as reinforcing the speed limit, is up for final approval by Swindon Borough Council (SBC). If successful there will be a “build-out” near to the entrance of Canney Close which will form a barrier similar to the scheme in operation at South Marston – which… read more