Age UK Help

The image above shows the range of issues with which AgeUK can provide help. If  you’d like more details on how to request help, please contact the Clerk at or phone on  01793 740744.  The main number for Age UK is 0800 169 65 65 (8am-7pm 365 days a year) or  

Get Free Messages and Alerts from

You can now sign up to the service, which has the following features: FREE messages and alerts from your local Community Policing Team about policing and crime matters in your area. FREE messages from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service relevant to your local area. You can receive free messages by email, text or… read more

Brighter Futures E-Newsletter

COVID19 Support Appeal The current situation with COVID-19 is unprecedented and will be one of the biggest challenges our hospital, community teams and the NHS as a whole will have ever faced. Our duty of care is to our patients and to you, our supporters and we have not wanted to ask too much of… read more

Key workers urged to contact Council for priority childcare

NHS staff and critical workers are being asked to contact Swindon Borough Council if they are struggling to find suitable childcare provision during the current coronavirus pandemic. Last week the Department for Education issued guidance to parents asking them to keep their children at home, wherever possible, to limit the chance of the virus spreading…. read more

Community hot meals

The Community Hot Meals service is available for lunchtime deliveries to your home on every day of the year and has been specifically created for older people living in Wiltshire and Swindon. Our meal delivery service has been specifically created for older people living in Wiltshire and Swindon. We will bring you a hot, freshly… read more

Spar shop notice

To enable social distancing For the safety of staff and customers, whilst our orders from spar are being delivered (tuesday, thursday & saturday mornings) We will close the shop for 60 minutes to enable us to get new produce on the shelves and for staff and customers to remain safe. We will also be limiting… read more

We are #HereForSwindon

As coronavirus continues to affect us, this remains a difficult time for everyone. Today we’re announcing a package of measures which we hope will ease the pressure and worry some of you may be facing. We are #HereForSwindon Support for residents 1. Compassionate Swindon: volunteer support for those who most need it 2. Council tax… read more

Useful Community Telephone Numbers

Police (24 hours) 101 (or 999) NHS Direct 111 Dental Emergency 01793 428579 Great Western Hospital 01793 604020 NHS Walk-In Centre 01793 428524 Clover Centre 01793 541111 Transco Gas 0800 111999 Wroughton Library 01793 312719 Swindon Council 01793 463000 Thamesdown Transport 01793 428428 Stagecoach 01793 521415 National Bus Line 0870 200 2233 Rail Enquiries 0845… read more