Important information about your waste and recycling collections

Due to a surge in staff shortages because of the continued impacts of Covid-19 and staff sickness, alongside a national shortage of HGV drivers, we’re currently unable to provide our standard recycling service. From July 19 all households across the Borough will move to a temporary four weekly recycling box collection (paper, cardboard, tins, glass)…. read more

Community Speed Watch Enforcement Officers To Challenge Speeding Motorists

A new initiative introduced by the Wiltshire Police Criminal Justice Department has committed a dedicated resource to support Community Speed Watch Volunteers across the Force area. The new role of Police Community Speedwatch (CSW) Enforcement Officer will complement existing policing methods carried out by the Roads Policing Unit and Community Policing Teams. The overall aim… read more

Swindon Recycling Centre Improvements

From Thursday 1st July the recycling centre will have an additional 800 appointment slots available per week. In the coming weeks a new check-in system will be implemented to improve the flow into the centre. The increase in capacity and new check-in system is all part of our commitment to improving the service to residents… read more

Exciting New Project for NEETS in Swindon – Boxing Clever

@The Hub Swindon and Wiltshire CIC is a not-for-profit organisation running from Fitzpatrick’s Gym on Ferndale Road. We are pleased to announce we have been funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver an exciting new project, called ‘Boxing Clever’ aimed at young people that are currently not in education, employment or training… read more

Successful litter pick

A massive thanks to all the litter pickers on Saturday. A good amount of rubbish was collected with a fabulous turn out of people. Our thanks to Allbuild building and landscaping our contractor for removing all the waste for free for us once again.

Exciting Opportunity for young people to join the Youth Commission on Policing and Crime

Leaders Unlocked are currently recruiting young people to join the Wiltshire & Swindon Youth Commission on Police and Crime – an exciting initiative in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The Youth Commission enables young people to support, challenge and influence decisions about policing and crime in Wiltshire & Swindon. The… read more