Tenant Scrutiny

What is the Tenant Scrutiny Panel? Tenant Scrutiny is an independent tenant’s group that aims to have greater transparency in how Housing Services operate and to help out tenants at the heart of the organisation. What we do and what we have done… The Tenant Scrutiny Panel scrutinises (reviews) Swindon Borough Council’s Housing Services Do… read more

We Need You

Volunteering Opportunities This Summer Forget Me Not Cakes Channel your inner Mary Berry by volunteering to bake a birthday cake for Swindon’s most isolated people. Youth Club Volunteer Help young people get involved with activities like arts, sports, health and well-being and music. Ad-Hoc Volunteer These opportunities are specifically designed for people who would like to volunteer… read more

Regent Circus Road Closures

Temporary Road Closures At Regent Circus For Resurfacing Work Overnight road closures are to be introduced at Regent Circus next month as vital improvement works near completion. From 8pm to 6am on Monday 6 August, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August, the road by the Central Library and MECA will be closed to allow for… read more

Carriage Works to host Digisheds

Swindon to host innovative digital skills pilot Swindon’s iconic Carriage Works will play host to a new pilot programme aimed at people who are looking to improve their digital skills. The Digisheds Smart Skills Course has been developed by Tin Smart Social in partnership with the Institute of Coding, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s… read more

Wanborough Show

Flower & Produce Show at Wanborough Full information available here. Entry Form available here. Entry Fees: Adults Classes – 20p per class Prizes – 1st 50p | 2nd 30p | 3rd 20p Entries and some Special Awards in the Show are open to all, but there are some Special Awards that non residents cannot win… read more

New exhibition at STEAM explores the historic branding of the Great Western Railway

A brand new exhibition focusing on the history of the Great Western Railway has opened at STEAM for the summer holidays. Entitled GWR with Everything, the special exhibition explores how the Great Western Railway branded anything and everything. From pen nibs to bricks and from bars of soap to door handles, everything was branded with the… read more

Swindon Sports Forum 2018

Swindon Sports Forum The voice of the sporting community Help with Facilities: Developments and upgrades Increasing usage and promotion Events and planning Help with Clubs: Funding application support Small grants programme Development planning Help with Workforce: Coaching Bursaries Coach education workshops Volunteer opportunities Help with Athletes: Funding application support Athlete support workshops Supporting school games… read more

New Fitness Project Confirmed To Launch In Swindon

Innovative new fitness project confirmed to launch in Swindon Running community GoodGym, who combine getting fit with supporting older people and community projects, will launch in Swindon this August. GoodGym Swindon is being launched in partnership with Swindon Borough Council and Nationwide and will combine weekly group runs that are free and open to all… read more

Summer Of Fun

Summer Of Fun For 2018 We know that trying to keep kids entertained throughout the summer holidays can be tough. That’s why we’ve created Wellbeing Wednesdays – a series of free family activities held in the town centre. We will be joined by local sports and leisure clubs who will be on hand with a range of activities for you and your family… read more

What’s On In August 2018

What’s on in August 30th July 2018 – Neighbourhood Watch, Recreational Hall 7.30pm 4th August 2018 – Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall 11.30am – 12.30pm 7th August 2018 – Chiseldon WI, Supper at the home of one of our members 8th August 2018 – Chiseldon Gardening Club, Holy Cross Church Hall 7.30pm 13th August… read more