Countywide on-Call Firefighter Recruitment Campaign Set To Launch

Firefighters across Wiltshire are appealing for members of the public to join them this week with the launch of their on-call recruitment campaign. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service needs new on-call recruits to provide fire cover at locations across Wiltshire. Contracted hours can vary, but on-call personnel usually make themselves available for between… read more

Notice Of Temporary Road Closure – U/C 3072 Known As Medbourne Lane, Liddington And Badbury Lane, Badbury

This Order is being introduced on the grounds of health and safety and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the Unclassified Road 3072 known as Medbourne Lane and Badbury Lane from the junction with Purley Road to the junction with the A346 Marlborough Road. Traffic will be diverted via A346 Marlborough Road and Purley Road…. read more

Public Urged To Report Suspicious Activity Following Spate of Lead Thefts At Churches Across the County

Following a spate of lead thefts from church roofs across Wiltshire, we would like to urge members of the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to us immediately. In recent weeks, churches of all sizes across the county have been targeted including Malmesbury Abbey and Salisbury Cathedral. Approximately £40,000 worth of lead… read more

Residents to receive postal forms next week as part of election cycle consultation

Swindon residents will be asked for their views on how often they would like to vote for their Borough councillors. At a meeting held by the Council earlier this year, councillors agreed to hold a consultation on potentially changing the Council’s election cycle, which will be carried out by council officers independently from politicians. Every… read more

New Eastern Villages (NEV) Development – Information Event

Swindon Borough Council will be holding ‘drop in’ events to publicise the New Eastern Villages as follows: Tuesday 24 September 2019 3pm to 7.30pm Coleview Community Centre, Towcester Road, Swindon SN3 4AS Thursday 26 September 2019 4pm to 7pm Hooper’s Field Hall, Rotten Row, Wanborough, SN4 0AN Thursday 3 October 2019 3.30pm to 6.30pm South… read more

Healthy Families programme to help children across the town

A free programme is being run by Swindon Borough Council to help children and young people be healthy and active. The Healthy Families programme is a family weight management service designed to help parents and children lead healthier lifestyles. The 10-week programme includes learning how to make healthy food choices, fun food workshops, and encouraging… read more

Beat the Street 2019

Beat the Street is a challenge across Swindon where local schools, workplaces and community groups are competing to see who can walk, run or cycle the furthest by 6 November. Find Beat Boxes around your area and get tapping to earn points for your team and help them win hundreds of pounds worth of prizes…. read more