Got symptoms? Get tested!

Residents in Wiltshire and Swindon are being urged to get tested for coronavirus as soon as they experience symptoms. The two Directors of Public Health within the county are increasingly concerned that people are adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach if they feel unwell, perhaps not realising that testing facilities are available locally. Regional testing… read more

Council awarded funds for road changes to make social distancing easier

Swindon Borough Council has been awarded more than £200,000 from the Government to make changes to the road network to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. The proposed road changes are to facilitate social distancing in Swindon as the local economy begins to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since… read more

Find out more about the Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Dear customer, Today the Chancellor announced the introduction of the Job Retention Bonus. This is a one-off payment of £1,000 to employers that have used the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for each furloughed employee who remains continuously employed until 31‌‌‌ ‌January 2021. The bonus will provide additional support to retain employees. To be eligible, employees… read more

Castle View Play Area

The Parish Council will not be opening the Castle View play area until the council has discussed the requirements and implications at the full council meeting on 13th July.  The council will only open the area if they believe it will be safe to do so. You can contact the Clerk for more information on… read more

Covid 19 Update

You can see the full newsletter here. Dear residents, The past few months have been a challenge for all of us but I’m incredibly proud of how the community across Swindon has rallied round to support one another. This newsletter can help you find out more about the important announcements made by the Government this… read more

Notice from Ridgeway View Family Practice

We have received the following communicationn from Ridgeway View Family Practice: The latest Government advice is to wear face coverings in enclosed public spaces: face coverings may be beneficial where it is hard to follow social distancing measures and you are more likely to come into contact with people you do not normally meet. With… read more