Remembrance Events 2020

“Stay safe & remember at home” Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Swindon Branch of the Royal British Legion confirms with deep regret that there will be no formal Remembrance Day parade or church service held at the Swindon Town cenotaph in Regents Street, on Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2020. It remains entirely a matter for… read more

Patient Newsletter & Flu Immunisation Program

Winter Patients Newsletter PDF Flu: answers to your questions PDF We are currently working through the following groups by appointment only: Patients over 65 years Patients under 65 who have the following risk factors: • Chronic respiratory disease, including asthma, on regular preventative treatment • Chronic renal disease • Chronic neurological disease, including stroke and… read more

Update from Steve Maddern, Director of Public Health

Earlier this week the Government introduced a three tiered system of local ‘COVID Alert Levels’ in England. Every area of England now falls into three categories – medium, high or very high, depending on the local rate of infection. As Swindon’s infection rate currently remains significantly below the average in England, it falls under the… read more

Half term activities at Better

Looking for things to keep the kids entertained this October half term? Head to a Better centre in Swindon for a range of fun stuff to do! From Ice Skating to Trampolining, it’s a perfect day out for the whole family. Your safety is of the utmost importance to Better. To make sure your visit… read more

October half term camps

For ages 5-13years Dates are: Tuesday 27th October Wednesday 28th October Thursday 29th October Camps will run from 10-2.30pm with a drop off between 9.30-10am. Prices are £15 per day for non-members and £14 for one day and £12 for every other day you book for members. If you would like to know anymore information… read more

Swindon awarded funding for new electric vehicle charging points

Swindon is set to benefit from 22 new electric vehicle charging point parking bays thanks to a successful bid for government funding submitted by the Council. Earlier this year, Swindon Borough Council ran a survey to understand how residents might use electric vehicle charging points and where the demand was highest in the borough. Using… read more

Council encourages residents of all backgrounds to consider adoption

To coincide with National Adoption Week, Swindon Borough Council is supporting the national #YouCanAdopt campaign aimed at dispelling myths around adoption eligibility and encouraging more residents to consider the role. The Council is urging residents from a diverse range of backgrounds to consider becoming an adopter, to offer local children a more permanent and loving… read more

Proposed Traffic Order – Turnball, Chiseldon

PUBLIC NOTICE Swindon Borough Council (Waiting and Loading Restrictions and Parking Places Consolidation) Order 2017 (Variation No. 17) Order 2020 Notice is GIVEN of Swindon Borough Council’s intention to make the above Order under the provisions of The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and The Traffic Management Act 2004, the effect of which is to… read more

Just the flu? Residents told there’s no ‘just’ about it

Swindon Borough Council is encouraging eligible residents to book their free flu vaccination. This year, residents are being told that it is more important than ever to protect themselves, their family and their community against the flu. Every winter the flu circulates in the UK and puts huge pressure on NHS services, as well as… read more