Swindon Supporting Dementia Action Week

Throughout Dementia Action Week, Swindon Borough Council will be bringing the town together to better support over 2,000 people and their carers who are living with dementia. Next week (21 – 27 May 2018), the Council will be working in partnership with many other organisations to offer activities to people with dementia, while also promoting… read more

The June Borough/Parish Surgery

The June Borough/Parish surgery is this coming Saturday 2nd June 2018. It’s in the Calley Memorial Hall on Draycott Road from 11.30 to 12.30 so please come along with any issues you wish to discuss.

Land to the west of Day House Lane, Swindon

Land at Common Head – Hills UK Ltd From the developers “Pro Vision“: We shall be holding a community consultation event on Wednesday 20th June between 3pm and 7pm at the Holiday Inn Express Swindon West (which is located close to the corner of Marlborough Road (A4259) and Dorcan Way (B4006) regarding our clients, Hills… read more

Programme of improvement well underway

Programme of improvement well underway for Swindon’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Swindon Borough Council’s plan to improve its Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) has been reinforced following a two-day focused visit by Ofsted. Under the new national inspection framework introduced in January, two government inspectors confirmed two areas that require priority action from the Council after examining… read more

Transport Report – June 2018

There is a new app for mobile phone users to buy tickets which can be read from the phone by the ticket machine on the bus.  The new app is called Click it 2 ride. A number of improvements have been made at Regent’s Circus, Swindon with a new bus lane and stops and new… read more

Information and News items

Electrification work at Swindon Station Letter to the Leader of the Council from Great Western Railway Dear David Electrification work at Swindon station over the late May Bank Holiday will mean rail replacement coaches operating between Gloucester and Swindon from Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May. Trains will operate from Cheltenham to Gloucester on… read more

Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight sees start of campaign for new foster carers in Swindon A major recruitment campaign has started in Swindon to find people who could give vulnerable children and teenagers a home. Last year, around 350 children and teenagers needed a foster home in Swindon. Keeping children from Swindon in the borough is one… read more

M4 Junction 16 Now Fully Open

M4 Junction 16 now fully open after multi-million pound upgrade A scheme to create extra capacity at one of Swindon and Wiltshire’s busiest junctions is now fully operational. The multi-million pound upgrade of Junction 16 of the M4, which has been fully opened on time, will ensure it can cope with future traffic levels and… read more