Dog warden update

If you have a concern over a stray dog then you can call the SBC dog warden direct on 01793 466139 and they will come and collect the dog. The dog will be placed in the council pound and the owner will have to pay to retrieve the dog.   As we all know, unless… read more

Bus timetable changes

Bus service update – We’ve been advised that Stagecoach and Go-ahead (who bought out Thamesdown recently) may not get the timetable boards on the bus shelters updated on time to co-inside with the change to the timetabled service. Bus users are advised to check the websites before travel or visit the central Swindon bus station… read more

Micro chipping for free from SBC

Free Microchipping Goes Mobile With Council Help! A free mobile microchipping event will be staged by Swindon Borough Council in Wroughton and Wichelstowe on Saturday 1st April, working in partnership with the Blue Cross. The service – available for both dogs and cats – will be held at three separate stops around Wroughton, to be… read more

Green Waste Service information

Residents Encouraged To Sign Up To Garden Waste Service Now That Spring Has Arrived Now that spring has arrived and the growing season is upon us, people in Swindon are being encouraged to add their names to the growing list of households that have signed up to the Council’s green waste service. Last year, some… read more

Library Update from SBC

New Arrangements For Library Services From 5th April New operating arrangements for Swindon’s library service will come into force on 5th April 2017. The changes to the service follow the decision by the Council’s Cabinet in December 2016 to implement a new strategy for the library service. The service will be provided by a network… read more

Roadworks on Akers Way in Swindon

Work to reconstruct Akers Way to start next month One of the main arterial routes into Swindon will finally be given a new lease of life. Akers Way will undergo a major 20-week reconstruction from Monday, 10 April which will see sections of the road closed to through traffic. The £900,000 project is designed to… read more