Temporary Winter Housing Provision

Rough sleepers To Receive Additional Help Over Winter Period With Return Of Temporary Housing Scheme Swindon Borough Council will for the second year running offer special temporary winter housing provision for the town’s most vulnerable rough sleepers. The project, which will see a select number of homeless people given shelter and intensive support during the… read more

Mischief Makers To Enjoy A Summer Of Reading

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Swindon Library’s Summer Reading Challenge returns for another year, and this time it has a comical theme to coincide with The Beano’s 8oth Birthday. The challenge, known as ‘Mischief Makers’, encourages children aged four years and older to visit their local libraries and enjoy books, audiobooks, e-books and e-magazines over the… read more

Wroughton Library

The Wroughton Library is temporarily located in the Alexandra Room of the Ellendune Centre and are currently looking to move to a bigger space (and that’ll probably be within the Ellendune still)  so it is likely going to be in the Alex room for the foreseeable future. Their opening times: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am –… read more

Swindon Young Musicians to bring Wyvern to life

Swindon Young Musicians to bring Wyvern to life with Gala concert The sounds of Swindon’s Young Musicians will reverberate around the Wyvern Theatre later this month when they hold their annual Gala concert. The musical extravaganza will take place on Thursday, 19 July and will showcase the very best of Swindon Young Musicians including the… read more

Council to take action on nuisance parking

Inconsiderate drivers who double park and block dropped kerbs and driveways could soon be fined under new powers that will be taken up by Swindon Borough Council later this year. Following a recent Cabinet meeting, the Council is proposing to implement powers under the Traffic Management Act which would see fines of up to £105… read more

Planning consultation will be repeated

The consultation meeting for a proposed development at Day House Lane will be repeated. This is due to an administrative error that advertised the wrong venue. More details can be found in an article by The Swindon Advertiser.