There’s still time to take part in the Lost Words Trail Kids can help the guardian of the lost words to capture the missing words hidden at eight Penhill locations. Each spot hosts a nature-themed word displayed on an outside window or floor, which they should note down ultimately revealing the hidden word. For more… read more
Important information for tenants We’ve made important changes to our Waste and Recycling service Earlier this month, we took vital steps towards increasing Swindon’s recycling rate by introducing compulsory recycling and charges for additional and replacement recycling boxes. Households will now be expected to present all of their recyclable materials such as paper, cardboard, cans,… read more
29 August ‘Playing out day’, Strouds Hill, 2pm – 4pm. All children welcome. 30 August Dementia Cafe, Holy Cross Church Hall, 10.30am 30 August ‘Call my Bluff for Wine Lovers’, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 02 September Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 03 September Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm… read more
Roast dinners are back! We are excited to announce that roast dinners will be back on the menu from Sunday 1st September following a break over the summer. Choose from 28 day aged sirloin beef or roast leg of free range pork, served with all the trimmings. They are being served from 12pm to 2pm… read more
All Post Office branches will be closing early on 24 and 25 August due to planned maintenance work. This means we’ll be closing at 6pm on Saturday 24 August. We will be closing at 4pm on Sunday 25 August.
Families in Swindon have just a couple of weeks left to complete a survey to help the Council understand their childcare needs. Swindon Borough Council is working with national early year and childcare consultancy Hempsall’s to find out about parents and carers’ childcare needs across the borough. Parents with children aged up to 14, or… read more
GCSE students are today (22 Aug) celebrating improvements in Maths and English following the publication of provisional GCSE results. More than 2,000 pupils in schools across Swindon received their results today, and there are some notable successes. Under the new grading system, which has been gradually phased in since 2017, GCSEs are ranked on a… read more
Points of interest from the meetings held in August 2019 Memory Café The next memory café is Friday 30th August at the Church Hall from 10.30am. Everyone who has Dementia, and those caring for someone with Dementia is welcome to attend. There is a relaxed atmosphere with singing, and music from local musicians. There is… read more
This years scarecrow trail theme is Nursery Rhymes, with all map proceeds going to the Wiltshire Air Ambulance. I think all can agree the residents have put on a brilliant trail.
Following the changes to Service 80 which came in at the beginning of August, a number of residents have noticed a lot of time gaps in the timetable, which is over three hours in some cases. On Saturday mornings, passengers travelling to Marlborough Saturday market need to catch an early bus from the Landmark stop… read more