Carols on the Green

The newly-formed Badbury Park Community Association is holding a ‘Carols on the Green’ event at Babbury Park between 7pm and 8pm on 22 December. All are welcome!

Community Governors Wanted

Uplands School and Education Trust is looking for four community governors to join its Board of Trustees. The Trust admits pupils with severe or profound disabilities and multiple learning difficulties. Many students have additional needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), visual / hearing impairments, or complex medical needs. The purpose of the charity is to… read more

Transport update for December 2015

We are pleased to hear from Stagecoach West that the number of passengers using the No 8 service has increased. This is the service that now runs every twenty minutes through Chiseldon. Due to a recent near miss, the Safety Officer of Stagecoach has asked bus drivers to pull closer into the kerb when waiting… read more

New timetable for mobile library service

From Monday 9 November the mobile library service will be operating a new timetable for its visits on both Thursdays and Saturdays. For the latest information and times please visit the mobile library page on Swindon Borough Council’s website.


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

Plans to increase cycling in the Swindon area

A major plan which aims to double the number of cycling trips made in Swindon over the next ten years, and make cycling a normal part of everyday life for most people, is now open for comments from the public. The Swindon Cycling Framework, which has been drawn up by cycling groups and Swindon Borough… read more