Could you acheive a bucket list challenge in 2019?

Brighter Futures are looking for supporters to take a leap of faith and complete a sponsored 10,000 feet tandem parachute jump on their behalf. You can either choose to jump with the Brighter Futures team on 2 June 2019 or if that date doesn’t work you can pick a date of your choice. All Skydives… read more

Join the Local Community Speed Watch

With J15 roadworks due to start in Sept 19 is there anyone who would like to join the local Community Speed Watch team? Training is given and then the team co-ordinate sessions on the major roads in the area (Subject to police prior approval). Whilst they cannot issue fines or penalty notices, information on speeding… read more

Child Safety Week

The Child Accident Prevention Trust will hold their Child Safety Week from 3rd to 9th June. This year, the week will focus on highlighting new dangers facing families today from our modern lifestyles and offers simple solutions to keep children safe. Working smoke alarms can help keep you and your family safe from fire…. read more

Last phase of Mannington road improvements to get underway

The final phase of improvement works to Mannington Roundabout will start in less than a fortnight. The junction is one of Swindon’s busiest and is heavily congested at peak times. The works, funded by the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP), are intended to improve traffic flow and alleviate congestion. Work on the scheme… read more

Courier Fraud Alert

Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank Officials Alert What you need to know Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official The suspect will say either: There has been fraudulent activity at the victims’ bank and the staff at the bank are involved, the victim is… read more

Badbury SHELAA* Site Meeting 11th June

Following our last meeting in March with the developer (Peter Mapson) to look at the proposed housing site in Badbury, I am pleased to say that we now have some much revised plans to consider for the development proposal and I would very much welcome your thoughts again? The formal ‘Local Plan Review’ will not… read more

IMH Group to withdraw from primary care in Swindon

Following lengthy discussions, and in light of ongoing challenges, Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group can confirm that Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) will withdraw from its operations in Swindon. Since September 2018, the IMH Group had been working in partnership with five GP practices – Moredon Medical Centre, Abbey Meads Medical Centre, Phoenix Surgery, Eldene Surgery and… read more

Bestselling author to visit Central Library

An author described as ‘Britain’s answer to Jason Bourne’ will be signing copies of his latest book at Central Library next week. James Swallow, a Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of more than 35 books will be at the Regent Circus library from 7pm on Thursday, 6 June, to introduce the fourth… read more