Our First Speed Indictor Device (SID)

We are pleased to have installed our first speed indictor device (SID) on Hodson Road this week. SID will remind drivers that the village is a 30mph zone throughout. We can gather data from SID on the number of vehicles speeding and use this to assist the police and SBC with further traffic calming measures…. read more

Wessex 4×4 Response

If you need to get to work over the snowy weather or during floods etc, consider asking your company to register with Wessex 4×4. This is a volunteer organisation that for a small fee to cover costs use their list of 4×4 drivers to assist in travel crisis. The NHS use Wessex 4×4 and the… read more

Hodson Road improvements

Ground investigations for the failing embankment at Hodson Road started last Monday. Our contractors have been drilling boreholes and installing equipment that will enable the embankment to be monitored remotely. The road will be open later today (22 November).

Tree Assessments

Information – the trees that border Strouds Hill green area were assessed by SBC last week as they are their responsibility still. The elm trees are in good condition and assist with bank stability. There is one ash tree that is leaning and this will be removed by SBC. There is a large section of… read more

November Our News Out Today – the National E-Newsletter For Neighbourhood Watch Supporters

Dear Neighbourhood Watch supporters, The November edition of Our News, the e-newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters, is out today. This exciting edition introduces the national winners of our 2019 Neighbour of the Year competition, inspiring member stories, national campaigns for you to get involved in such as Cyberhood Watch and Together for Good: The Neighbourhood… read more

Quotes Needed for Repainting Work

Looking for quotes to prep and repaint 2 large external coach doors at the Chapel on Butts Road. Please email me if you want to quote clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk Thanks, Mrs Clair Wilkinson Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Great Western Railway changes over Christmas

From Sunday, 15 December there will be major timetable changes coming to Great Western Railway. In addition, the calling patterns for many services may also be different. There will also be a temporary timetable in place while Network Rail work on infrastructure upgrades over Christmas and New Year. This will affect services from Tuesday, 24… read more

Building Control Response to Grenfell

For the full article from Building Control regarding Grenfell, please click here. The Role of Building Control The primary role of the Council’s Building Control Service is to ensure that Swindon has a safe built environment. We do this in a number of ways – including protecting the public by identifying and making safe Dangerous… read more

Swindon Scout Post

2019 Swindon Christmas card delivery service. Only 30p per stamp. Only post cards in the special GREEN post boxes. Last time for posting 4pm on Wednesday 11th December.