M4 J15 Swindon Congestion Relief Scheme

Letter from Highways England, 28th July 2020 Highways England operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads. I am writing to let you know we will begin improvement works on the M4 at J15 on 10 August 2020. On occasion we will need to divert traffic through your Parish and we wanted to… read more

Introducing Our New Safety In Neighbours Burglary Campaign

THERE’S SAFETY IN NEIGHBOURS Our new Neighbourhood Watch campaign to prevent burglaries As lockdown eases in the UK, we’re expecting a rise in burglaries. We’ve partnered with the Home Office to create a new social media campaign to help keep people safe and continue the great work your scheme is already doing. Our new Safety… read more

VJ Day Remembrance Event — Saturday 15th August

On Saturday 15th August at 11.00am Father Roger will conduct a short service to remember those who gave their lives as part of VJ day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of this day. The Parish Council will be planting a small tree and plaque to remember those who died and the ceremony will be… read more

Are You Shopping Online?

Have you bought anything online recently?… Almost 34% of all retail sales during May 2020 were carried out online, and new research suggests that only 16% of UK consumers intend to return to their old shopping habits post-lockdown. Online shopping fraud during lockdown Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime,… read more

Keyless Car Thefts

We are alerting people to a keyless entry car theft in the North Swindon area today (17/07). A high value vehicle was stolen from a driveway of an address in Blunsdon St Andrew in the early hours of this morning. In cases like these, thieves manage to get in to and drive the vehicle off… read more

Starting to reopen our libraries

ince March, in line with government coronavirus guidelines, Swindon’s five core libraries have been closed to the public. As restrictions begin to ease, we can now start a phased process to reopen our libraries, while ensuring you and our staff are safe at all times. From today, (14 July), we have introduced our new Click,… read more