Support in place for Honda staff and supply chain workers

A package of measures has been put in place to support workers affected by the closure of Swindon’s Honda factory in July next year. Almost a year after the Japanese carmaker announced it would be closing its South Marston base, a co-ordinated programme of welfare support is established with Honda itself leading the way to… read more

Thumbs up for the BIOS Youth Van

Below are some testimonials for the BIOS youth van that visits Castle View Road green area every Thursday term time. “I have been coming for five years and it’s my favourite part of the week”. “When I was going to be kicked out of school, you were really nice and encouraging and helped me through…. read more

Adulthood Transitions Roadshow

The next Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow is taking place on Wednesday 17th June 2020 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Civic Offices, Swindon Borough Council, Euclid Street SN1 2JH. This is an annual event for parents, carers and professionals who care for a young person age 14+ with additional needs. Service providers… read more

Trace Lost Pension

Over the years it’s easy to lose track of different pensions, especially if you’ve changed jobs, moved house, or if pension companies merge or change name. Pension Tracing Service is free and can help you trace a pension that you’ve lost track of, even if you don’t have the contact details of the provider. Visit… read more

Hedge Laying Success

Another lovely morning, with only a passing shower to bother us. Another 20m or so now laid, between Coate Water and the motorway: we’re now a little less than half way along. My thanks to The team of eight, two of whom were new to hedge laying. I hope they enjoyed it! The Woodland Trust… read more

Wichelstowe Southern Access Road

Work to build the embankment south of the M4 is progressing well. The embankment will play a major part in how we will create a tunnel under the M4 without closing the road. We will be explaining how this will work in future editions. You may have noticed that average speed cameras have been installed… read more

Bishopstone Parish Council Vacancy

Bishopstone Parish Council are looking for a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to replace their existing clerk who has served the Parish for the past 21 years. The council wishes to appoint an energetic and self-motivated individual to manage its business and to carry out all aspects of its financial administration. The ideal candidate will… read more