Day House Lane under bridge closure

6 April to end of October 2021 – no access for pedestrians, cyclists or equestrians Highways England operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads. We’re currently upgrading M4 junction 15 and the junction to the A419, as part of these works it will be necessary to close Day House Lane beneath the… read more

Tribute to Glenn Mills

The Parish Council is saddened to hear of the passing of Glenn Mills, who was one of our Parish Councillors until 2019. Our thoughts go to his wife, and family at this time. The details for any donations in his memory is below: Glenn David Mills – Hillier Funeral Service

Tribute to Brian Mattock

It is with sadness that I announce the passing of Ward Cllr for Chiseldon and Lawn Ward Brian Mattock, who passed away peacefully at home after a long illness. Brian was an ally to the Parish Council when working with Swindon Borough Council on our behalf and he will be missed. Our thoughts are with… read more

Attempted Thefts from Cars

We would like to speak to the male pictured in this link, following a series of incidents in Chiseldon between midnight and 6am on Saturday 6 March where an unknown offender was caught on CCTV walking around the village trying car door handles. Where vehicles had been left unlocked, he entered and searched them for… read more

Grant Award for Boardwalk

Wiltshire Community Foundation solar park fund is a ray of light for eco projects A UK-FIRST eco playground, a beauty spot and a parish hall will all benefit from more than £57,000 in community grants generated by a solar park in Wroughton. Wiltshire Community Foundation’s Science Museums Group Wroughton Solar Park Community Benefit Fund, which… read more

Every 2 minutes someone is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

A record number of people in the UK are living with Type 2 diabetes. This figure has more than doubled since 1996. Sadly, many people will experience potentially preventable complications because of diabetes, simply because they don’t know enough about their condition and how to manage it. Every 2 minutes someone is diagnosed with Type… read more

Introduction to the Parish

The Parish Council is pleased to welcome Jon Jackson as our newest Parish Councillor. Jon has lived in Badbury since 2018 with his wife and is interested in being able to help shape the future of the parish and community whilst maintaining its rural feel. We will be working with Jon to see where his… read more

Census 2021

The national census helpline is now up and running alongside a language support service and local support centres. I am delighted that Voluntary Action Swindon is running the Swindon Census Support Centre. They are now offering pre-booked appointments over the phone to help people compete the census and, if circumstances change, it may also become… read more

Libraries March On

The days are getting longer and with only weeks to go before spring, things are starting to look a bit brighter. Some of our library staff continue to be redeployed to support essential COVID-19 work within our community and therefore the majority of our libraries remain temporarily closed. Whilst Central Library remains open, all loans… read more