Council agrees deal in principle to sell freehold of County Ground to football club and supporters’ group

Swindon Borough Council has agreed a deal in principle to sell the freehold of the town’s football stadium. Swindon Town Football Club (namely Swindon Town Football Company Limited) and Swindon Town Supporters (represented by Swindon Town Community Mutual Ltd) have been in negotiations with the Council for several months to purchase the freehold, and have… read more

Notice Of Temporary Road Closure – B4005 Hodson Road

This Order is being introduced to allow carriageway patching works and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the B4005 Hodson Road between Chiseldon and the Toll House. Traffic will be diverted via B4005 New Road (Chiseldon), A346 Marlborough Road, A419, A4259 Marlborough Road, B4006 Marlborough Road, B4006 Pipers Way, Swindon Road and B4005 Brimble Hill/Overtown… read more

Map of Mays Lane Road Closure

Map of the closure of Mays Lane for re-surfacing work, currently scheduled for 28th and 29th May. Residents will receive a leaflet drop with information a week before the work starts.

Ofsted highlights progress in Council’s care leavers’ service

Services for care leavers in Swindon are improving, according to Ofsted. Inspectors carried out a two-day focused visit of Swindon Borough Council’s Children’s Services department at the beginning of last month and found that progress had been made since its last inspection. “Changes to the organisation’s structure, the stabilisation of the senior leadership team and… read more

What’s on In March

WHAT’S ON IN MARCH 02 March Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am – 12.30pm 04 March Salisbury Cathedral Choir, Ogbourne St George Church, 7.30pm (tickets from Oakley’s Spar store, Chiseldon) 04 March Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 05 March Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 06 March Swindon Recital… read more

Broken Street Lights

The Parish Council have been reporting a high number of broken street lights in Castle View Road recently. SBC report back that these lights are being shot out by catapult or BB gun. (Something using a small metal ball) This is worrying for 2 reasons – this could be a precursor to house break-ins by… read more