21st October EGPA Meeting Cancelled

Due to low Parish Councillor numbers and low numbers in attendance for the EGPA meeting next Monday 21st October, we have had to cancel this meeting as we are not quorate. We will move more pressing issues to the November full council meeting and the remainder will be moved to the November EGPA meeting.

Highways E-Newsletter October 2019

£45m of vital improvements The Government has given us more than £45m to create extra capacity on our highway network before thousands of extra homes are built in Swindon. The funding will be used to make improvements to the White Hart Roundabout in East Swindon as well as creating a new access route into Wichelstowe… read more

Plans for M4 tunnel to go on display

A £26m major highways scheme, which is the next stage in unlocking thousands of homes and employment land at one of Swindon’s newest housing developments, will be unveiled to the public next week. The Wichelstowe Southern Access will create an additional access into Wichelstowe by building a tunnel under the M4 motorway helping to support… read more

More Than 60 Arrested As Part of County Lines Action

A total of 62 people have been arrested this week (w/c 07/10/19) as part of the Force’s on-going campaign to target drug gangs involved in County Lines. Approximately 50 officers have been involved in Operation Jetway over the week. Following from our media release yesterday (10/10) a further three males were arrested yesterday evening: A… read more

Community Training Grants Now Available

Do you have a project which helps people improve their employment prospects? Grants of £5,000 – £20,000 are available for Swindon & Wiltshire projects which help more individuals either into employment, or establish a route towards employment.

Norris Close Lay-by

Work started last week on the Norris Close lay-by. We hope that the success of this scheme means we can look at other parking/road issues in the Parish the same way.

Month-long campaign to promote mental wellbeing among young people

A partnership project in Swindon to promote mental wellbeing for children and young people has been launched. The ‘Your Space for Head Space’ project was co-designed by young people and will see Swindon Borough Council and 15 organisations such as the Platform Group, Swindon Advocacy Movement, and Intelligent Health, come together to highlight the issues… read more