Swindon’s iconic STEAM Museum prepares for 007 Christmas celebrations

It’s just 105 days until Christmas and staff at Swindon’s STEAM Museum are already jingling their bells. The museum is preparing to host a number of elegant Christmas parties for businesses across Wiltshire this year. Businesses can book their festive lunch, dinner or evening reception at STEAM and enjoy great food and first-class service. The… read more

Healthy Families programme to help children across the town

A free programme is being run by Swindon Borough Council to help children and young people be healthy and active. The Healthy Families programme is a family weight management service designed to help parents and children lead healthier lifestyles. The 10-week programme includes learning how to make healthy food choices, fun food workshops, and encouraging… read more

Beat the Street 2019

Beat the Street is a challenge across Swindon where local schools, workplaces and community groups are competing to see who can walk, run or cycle the furthest by 6 November. Find Beat Boxes around your area and get tapping to earn points for your team and help them win hundreds of pounds worth of prizes…. read more

Community can get involved in new Swindon urban meadows project

A project to enhance urban meadows and forest habitats while improving people’s health and wellbeing is about to be launched in Swindon. Swindon Borough Council has teamed up with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) to deliver the three-year programme, the Forest Meadows Project, which will include 12 sites within the borough covering more than 170 hectares…. read more

Have you signed up to Community Messaging?

Wiltshire Police use an email alert system called Community Messaging, also known as Neighbourhood Alert, across Wiltshire and Swindon to provide real time information to subscribing residents and businesses. This is a free service and once subscribed you can choose what sort of alert to receive and how to receive them. This way the alerts… read more

Three new schools to open in Swindon this week

Three new schools in Swindon will this week officially open their doors to pupils for the first time. The Deanery Church of England Academy secondary in Wichelstowe, William Morris Primary School in Tadpole Garden Village and Badbury Park Primary School at Badbury Park are set to welcome their first intake of pupils. It is the… read more