Lydiard Park celebrates 75 years of public ownership

Lydiard Park is building up to a special anniversary year with the launch of two new exhibitions. Throughout this year, the Swindon Borough Council-owned park will celebrate 75 years of public ownership courtesy of the new special exhibitions in the historic house, which get underway from this Saturday (23 March). The changing face of Lydiard… read more

Getting the Builders In

The Council is running “Getting the Builders In” workshops on the following dates: Thursday 18th April 3pm to 4.30pm Monday 10th June 3pm to 4.30pm Monday 8th July 3pm to 4.30pm At this workshops, Council building control experts will be on hand to explain how building designs can be made to comply with Building Regulations…. read more

Where does your council tax go?

This year’s council tax information booklet, which tells people exactly how their council tax is spent, is being delivered with all council tax bills in Swindon. It includes updates on the Council’s budget for this year and how it will be spent, as well as what your council tax helped to achieve for Swindon. Read… read more

Transport Report – April 2019

The dates for the reshaping of Junction 15 of the M4 have been announced. Work is planned to commence on 19th September 2019. This scheme is set to cost £9.5m, with £5m from the Highway Agency and £4.5m from the developers of Badbury Park. So SBC are not having to fund this work. If Junction… read more

Scam Warning – Fake Tv Licensing Emails

Dear subscriber, An ongoing TV Licensing phishing campaign, first identified by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) in September 2018, continues to be reported to Action Fraud in high numbers. Fraudsters are sending the public fake TV Licensing emails that are designed to steal their personal and financial information. Since April 2018, Action Fraud has… read more