We are urging people to be vigilant after a Wiltshire couple were defrauded by scammers posing as police officers. The couple were contacted over the phone by a man who claimed to be a police officer investigating fraud. He told them that someone had attempted to use their bank card fraudulently and even told them… read more
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding drivers to take care when driving on roads potentially affected by flooding. A number of calls have been received today (22 November) from people who have driven into floodwater and then got stuck. Two rescues have been carried out. With bad weather likely to continue over… read more
The annual search for Swindon’s unsung heroes has begun following the launch of the latest Pride of Swindon Awards. The awards, now in their 12th year, recognise and celebrate the many selfless people in Swindon who go above and beyond to help their local communities. People are encouraged to nominate someone they think deserves an… read more
Swindon has over seven miles of cycle routes providing a traffic-free solution to get to the Town Centre. Each cycle route has wide paths, street lighting and some routes even have CCTV.
A brand new Ping Pong Parlour has opened on the top floor of the Brunel Arcade just along from The Crossing. It’s completely free to use and bats and balls are provided. The opening hours can be found below: Monday- Wednesday 9am-6:30pm Thursday- Friday 9am – 7pm Saturday- 7:30am – 7pm Sunday- 10:30am – 4:30pm
We had a lovely time laying more hedge: see the before and after photos below. In the “before” picture, you can see part of last year’s laying, now sprouting away: and the section that we laid stretching away into the distance. We also planted up a short gap using some donated plants. I hope to… read more
Fire Safety Reminder to Swindon Residents Swindon residents are being reminded to be more fire safe in the home, after more than half of all accidental fires in the town over the last year were due to cooking or smoking. Since December 2018, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service has attended 124 accidental fires… read more
Following Op Jetway – our County Lines’ week long operation in Swindon in October – and a number of arrests made at the time, 24 people have been charged with drug offences. The majority appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court yesterday (27/11) – here are the results of those appearances: The seven below are due to… read more