Wiltshire Police Launch Online Coronavirus Q & A

Public Q and A Launched on Wiltshire Police Website In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic A public Q&A has launched on the Wiltshire Police website today in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Constable Kier Pritchard and Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson will be answering questions from members of the public through the website. Questions… read more

OFSTED praises Council’s adult learning scheme

 An education programme, which helps adult learners into training or employment, has been rated ‘Good’ with outstanding features by inspectors. Ofsted has today (26 May) delivered its verdict on Swindon Borough Council’s Adult Community Learning programme following an inspection in March. The Council is responsible for delivering adult learning programmes for people across the borough…. read more

Councillors doing their bit to help those in need

  Councillors in Swindon have been giving up their time to deliver food supplies to vulnerable people in the borough. Members of Swindon Borough Council, from different political parties, have been out and about delivering boxes of essential supplies to those who can’t get out to do their own shopping. Since the country went into… read more

A message about Post Office access to cash services

A message about Post Office access to cash services for Financial Institutions and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Post Office card account (POca) customers Accelerated POca Nominated Agent Service An accelerated, telephone-based, nominated agent process for POca customers who are not able to leave home is now open and taking applications. This new service allows… read more

Big backing for Council’s Bus Boulevard bid

Major landowners and transport organisations have thrown their support behind Swindon Borough Council’s plans to transform the area around Fleming Way. The final business case to create a new bus interchange and gateway into Swindon Town Centre has just been submitted to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund after making it through the first stage… read more

Free childcare on offer to parents and carers over May half-term

Parents and carers who have been classed as key workers can take advantage of further free childcare courtesy of Swindon Borough Council during May half-term. The Council provided up to 30 hours of funded childcare to 476 children over the Easter holidays to help critical workers carry out vital work during the current COVID-19 crisis…. read more