Coronavirus Update from Swindon Borough Council

Latest Government announcement on the COVID-19 pandemic Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced that cafes, pubs and restaurants must close from tonight (20 March), except for take-away food, to tackle coronavirus. All the UK’s nightclubs, theatres, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres have also been asked to close “as soon as they reasonably can”. The… read more

Eligible Swindon businesses to receive business rate relief from next month

From Swindon Borough Council: Swindon businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality industry who are eligible for the Government’s 12-month business rate holiday will see it reflected in their bills from next month. Swindon Borough Council will be administering the financial help to all firms who qualify following a package of support announced by the… read more

Parish Councillor Surgeries Cancelled

The April and May Ward/Parish Cllr surgeries at the Calley Hall on a Saturday morning have been cancelled. If you need to reach a Ward Cllr for any reason, their details are: Jenny Jefferies Brian Mattock You can reach the parish council by emailing

Age UK Helpline for COVID-19

If there are any elderly people who have health concerns at this time, Age UK has a free helpline on 0800 055 6112, open 7 days a week, 8.00am to 7.00pm. They can also help with welfare, care and housing issues.