The Pride of Swindon Awards 2019

Do you know an individual or team who have made a difference to your community by helping others? A Volunteer who has given their time selflessly for years A child or adult who has displayed remarkable courage A person who has helped reduce crime in your area An exemplary young person who should be recognised… read more

Views sought for Council’s plans to end rough sleeping

Members of the public are being encouraged to give their views on Swindon Borough Council’s ambitious plans to tackle rough sleeping. The new draft Rough Sleeper Reduction Strategy sets out the Council’s vision and plans for reducing rough sleeping over the next three years. The strategy focuses on three key areas: prevention, intervention and recovery,… read more

Alert – Fake Tv Licensing Emails

Action Fraud has received more than 5,000 reports about fake emails and texts purporting to be from TV Licensing. The messages contain links to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal personal and financial information. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a… read more

Broad Town Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk

The job is part time with an average of 5 hours per week. (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description is available on application. This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a… read more

Erlestoke Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk

The job is part time with an average of 4 hours per week. (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description is available on application. This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a… read more

Leader invites local businesses to have their say on Council’s budget

Business owners in Swindon have been invited to a special meeting to discuss Swindon Borough Council’s budget proposals for next year (19/20). Leader of the Council, Councillor David Renard, has extended the formal invitation to discuss issues relating to the Council’s budget and other matters relevant to the wider business community. The meeting with senior… read more

Pcc Wants To Hear Your Feedback On Local Policing

“Would you be prepared to pay an extra two pounds a month for more police officers?” That’s the question being asked by Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson. From today , Angus is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed average increase of £24* a year to the… read more

Council seeks views on draft Air Quality Action Plan

People are being asked for their views on a number of options for reducing pollution on a busy Swindon road. In February this year, Swindon Borough Council declared part of Kingshill Road an Air Quality Management Area after air quality monitoring along the road found that the most common pollutant, nitrogen dioxide (NO2), exceeded the… read more

SSE Priority Services Register

SSE Priority Services Register gives you access to their friendly call centre staff, who can offer advice on a range of helpful and accessible services, at no extra cost to you. For more information see the SSE website.