Ridgeway winter newsletter 2018

Here’s our latest newsletter full of stories of inspiring people and also ideas for your adventures in 2019: pubs along the Trail are winning awards. Which is your favourite? Please get involved on social media #BestTrailPub a stroke survivor tells us how The Ridgeway got him back to fitness, one step at a time find… read more

Council strategy to deal with waste to be discussed by Cabinet

Councillors will decide on proposals to change the way Swindon Borough Council manages its waste over the next decade at next week’s Cabinet meeting (5 Dec). The 10-year Waste Strategy outlines the Council’s ambition for high recycling rates and low waste production in Swindon and will be supported by yearly action plans to deliver the… read more

Parish/Borough Council surgery

The next surgery is Saturday 1st December at the Calley Hall on Draycott Road, from 11.30 to 12.30. Please come along if you have an issue to raise or want to talk about anything.

What’s On In December 2018

1st Dec – Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am – 12.30pm 1st Dec – Holy Cross Christmas Fair, Church Hall, 12.30pm – 3.30pm 3rd Dec – Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 3rd Dec – Neighbourhood Watch Meeting, Recreation Hall, 6.45pm 4th Dec – Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 5th Dec – Chiseldon Local… read more

Step Into Christmas at STEAM

Christmas will come early at Swindon’s STEAM museum with market stalls, musical entertainment and Santa bringing festive cheer to visitors next weekend. This year’s Christmas at STEAM event will feature a stage performance on Sunday 2nd December 2018 by the Siren Sisters that will cover a range of styles, from pop and festive to Bulgarian… read more

Give to charity this Christmas

If you give to charity at Christmas, between noon on 27th Nov and noon on 4th Dec, any donations to the Brighter Futures Incubator appeal can be doubled. See here for more information: https://www.brighterfuturesgwh.nhs.uk/events/big-give-christmas-challenge/

State-of-the-art sports facility will be built in Swindon

A brand new £3.6m state-of-the-art sports hub is coming to Swindon after councillors gave it the big thumbs up last night (13 Nov). Swindon Borough Council’s Planning Committee last night approved plans to build the multi-use sports facility on land at Moredon Recreation Ground, off Akers Way. The development will include a new pavilion building… read more