Badbury Defibrillator

The Parish Council are getting ready to order the defibrillator for Badbury to go inside the BT phone box. Do we have any local electricians who would consider installing this free of charge for the community? The PC put forward half the funds for the device and an anonymous donor put forward the other half…. read more

Tenant Focus E-Newsletter December 2019

Rent consultation now live The consultation on proposed changes to the 2020/21 rent is now live Tenants will have six weeks to comment on the proposed changes to the rent for 2020/21. The consultation closes on 31 January 2020. Over the past four years rent has decreased by 1% each year and for next year… read more

Used Christmas Cards for Charity

Parish Council office on Butts Road (Inside the graveyard) is collecting used Xmas cards for charity (Volunteer Centre Swindon). Pop in our green metal postbox on the gate or leave by the door in a bag making sure they don’t fly away as the porch area is a wind tunnel.

Primary school admissions deadline is fast approaching

Parents and carers with children entering primary school for the first time in 2020 have just over a week left to apply for their child’s school place. Next Wednesday (15 Jan) is the national deadline for parents of children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 to submit their top three primary school… read more

Walk-in Centre to scale back services ahead of full withdrawal

Healthcare in Swindon is set to change from next year when the town’s Walk-in Centre is taken out of service. Based within the larger Swindon NHS Health Centre in Islington Street, the Walk-in Centre will begin scaling back its services over the coming months, before being withdrawn on Wednesday 1 April. Patients attending the Walk-in… read more

School Christmas Plays

Two excellent, really entertaining school plays were stages with a lot of hard work going into them! The first image is from the KS2 Christmas play, the second from KS1’s.  Note: The School’s headmaster has given his permission for these images to be used.  

Local Plan and SHELAA review, Dec 19

The Town Clerk has received the following from the Service Manager of Planning Policy: Swindon Borough Local Plan Review Proposed Submission Draft – Public Consultation  As you are aware, the Local Plan Review is underway. The Council is consulting on the Draft Swindon Borough Local Plan for the period to 2036 and relating to the… read more

Bus and Train Timetable Changes Over Christmas

There will be a number of changes to bus timetables over Christmas. Please take a look at the Stagecoach and Swindon Bus Company websites for more information. Also, from 15 December 2019, three quarters of Great Western Railway journey times will change. Please check the GWR website to see if you will be affected. Christmas… read more

What’s on In January

What’s on In January 04 January Borough Councillors Surgery, 11.30am – 12.30pm, Calley Memorial Hall, Draycott Road. 06 January Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 07 January Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 08 January Chiseldon Gardening and Countryside Club, Christmas Dinner 13 January Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am -12… read more