Notice Of Temporary Road Closure – U/C 3072 Known As Medbourne Lane, Liddington And Badbury Lane, Badbury

This Order is being introduced on the grounds of health and safety and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the Unclassified Road 3072 known as Medbourne Lane and Badbury Lane from the junction with Purley Road to the junction with the A346 Marlborough Road. Traffic will be diverted via A346 Marlborough Road and Purley Road…. read more

Wiltshire Knife Amnesty and Crime Prevention Operation

We’re launching our knives amnesty and knife crime prevention fortnight, starting today (Monday 16 September). As part of Op Sceptre – the national knife crime prevention initiative, also launched today, bringing together police forces co-ordinating ways to tackle knife crime – we will be appealing for people to hand in unwanted or illegal knives and… read more

Public Urged To Report Suspicious Activity Following Spate of Lead Thefts At Churches Across the County

Following a spate of lead thefts from church roofs across Wiltshire, we would like to urge members of the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to us immediately. In recent weeks, churches of all sizes across the county have been targeted including Malmesbury Abbey and Salisbury Cathedral. Approximately £40,000 worth of lead… read more

Transport Report – October 2019

A recent survey of bus usage is indicating a lower number of passengers using the revised services. Unfortunately, unless a sufficient number of people use these bus services, they will be withdrawn. I would therefore encourage you make as much use of the bus services as possible. I would like to point out the three… read more

Residents to receive postal forms next week as part of election cycle consultation

Swindon residents will be asked for their views on how often they would like to vote for their Borough councillors. At a meeting held by the Council earlier this year, councillors agreed to hold a consultation on potentially changing the Council’s election cycle, which will be carried out by council officers independently from politicians. Every… read more

Walking Netball

Walking Netball has evolved from a growing demand for walking sports. Often, one of netball’s strengths is that people never forget playing the sport and the memories as well as the love for the game never leave. Tuesdays commencing 3rd Sep 2019 10:30 – 11:30 The Deanery CE Academy Sports Hall, Peglars Way, Wichelstowe, Swindon… read more

New Eastern Villages (NEV) Development – Information Event

Swindon Borough Council will be holding ‘drop in’ events to publicise the New Eastern Villages as follows: Tuesday 24 September 2019 3pm to 7.30pm Coleview Community Centre, Towcester Road, Swindon SN3 4AS Thursday 26 September 2019 4pm to 7pm Hooper’s Field Hall, Rotten Row, Wanborough, SN4 0AN Thursday 3 October 2019 3.30pm to 6.30pm South… read more

Swindon Heritage Action Zone 2019-2024

You may have heard that last year SBC Planning team submitted a bid to Historic England for Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) status for the Railway Village. The bid was successful and only the second HAZ in the South West. Historic England will work with us over the next five years to revitalise this treasured area… read more