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Don’t forget to vote on Thursday 6th May 1900 1200 Johanna Edwards

Don’t forget to vote on Thursday 6th May

The Elections Team at Swindon Borough Council have confirmed that there will be a by-election for the Haydon End parish councillor vacancy.  Further details of the persons nominated can be found on our website. Good luck to the two candidates who have put themselves forward to help develop our community. Don’t forget to vote on…

Thyme Close Play Area
Local Artists & Decorators come together to add a touch of colour and bring some character back to Thyme Close Play Area 1900 1200 Johanna Edwards

Local Artists & Decorators come together to add a touch of colour and bring some character back to Thyme Close Play Area

The Council called out for artistic and creative volunteers to help recreate the much loved, unique, wooden play area nestled just off Thamesdown Drive. Due to several wooden creatures in the play area becoming faded and worn, the repainting required some skill and patience to restore the creatures and bring them back to life. The…

🐣 It’s Easter Competition Time! 1900 1200 Johanna Edwards

🐣 It’s Easter Competition Time!

We have some Easter fun planned for our residents! Our Easter competition is made up of 3 parts – enter at least 1 (or all 3 if you like) to receive a gift from the Easter 🐰 🐇Competition Part 1: Easter Colouring Poster 1 Easter Colouring Poster 2 🐰Competition Part 2: Time to be as…

Grass Cutting Update 1900 1200 Johanna Edwards

Grass Cutting Update

Now that spring has arrived, the grass cutting schedule for 2021 has commenced. The team is currently cutting in Abbey Meads and will be moving on to Greenmeadow, Haydon Wick, Woodhall Park, Western Moredon, Haydon End, Taw Hill, Mouldon Hill and finishing up in Oakhurst. A complete schedule should take approximately 3 weeks from start…

Haydon Wick Heroes Award 2021 150 150 Johanna Edwards

Haydon Wick Heroes Award 2021

🏆 We finish our Annual Parish Meeting with an applause for our 2021 Haydon Wick Heroes! Congratulations and thank you to: 🥇 Chelle, our Fabulous Fundraiser 🥇 Dennis, Caitlyn and Ewan, our Young Achievers 🥇 Judith, our Volunteer of the Year Thank you to everyone who took part in our Haydon Wick civic award scheme…

Volunteer Thank You – Annual Parish Meeting Close, March 2021 150 150 Johanna Edwards

Volunteer Thank You – Annual Parish Meeting Close, March 2021

I hope you enjoyed this years virtual Annual Parish Meeting and we’ll remain hopeful that we’re able to welcome you back in to our Parish Office on Thames Avenue for the meeting next year. As I draw this Annual Parish Meeting to a close, I must mention the invaluable work of the team of volunteers…

Community Engagement Working Party Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021 150 150 Johanna Edwards

Community Engagement Working Party Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021

Hello, my name is Councillor Vinay Manro. I am the Vice Chair at Haydon Wick Parish Council, and lead on the Community Engagement Working Party. The working group is responsible for engaging with residents of the parish. Over the last 2 years the parish have been looking at ways to improve our engagement with residents.…

Play Area Working Party Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021 1900 1200 Johanna Edwards

Play Area Working Party Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021

Hello, I am Councillor Steve Heyes, the Vice-Chair of Amenities & Leisure and the Chair of the Play Area Working Party. During the 2020/2021 financial year the Play Area Working Party has ensured that all of the Council’s impressive 24 Play Areas have been regularly maintained with wear/tear repairs and vandalism fixed as quickly as…

Amenities and Leisure Committee Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021 150 150 Johanna Edwards

Amenities and Leisure Committee Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021

Hello, my name is Richard Hailstone, I am the Chairman of the Amenities & Leisure Committee of the Parish Council. I am pleased to report that despite the difficulties of the past year, with three lock downs due to the COVID emergency, the Council was able to maintain key services like grass cutting and bin…

Planning and Highways Committee Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021 150 150 Johanna Edwards

Planning and Highways Committee Update – Annual Parish Meeting, March 2021

Introduction As with other parish council committees, Planning and Highways has been meeting using video conferencing. The number of plans received during lockdown has diminished significantly. The Planning and Highways Committee reviews plans which are submitted for projects within the parish. It is Swindon Borough Council who are the final decision makers unless an applicant…

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