Councillors doing their bit to help those in need

  Councillors in Swindon have been giving up their time to deliver food supplies to vulnerable people in the borough. Members of Swindon Borough Council, from different political parties, have been out and about delivering boxes of essential supplies to those who can’t get out to do their own shopping. Since the country went into… read more

Free childcare on offer to parents and carers over May half-term

Parents and carers who have been classed as key workers can take advantage of further free childcare courtesy of Swindon Borough Council during May half-term. The Council provided up to 30 hours of funded childcare to 476 children over the Easter holidays to help critical workers carry out vital work during the current COVID-19 crisis…. read more

People in Swindon urged to reach out to care home residents

People are being asked if they could spare a few minutes to put smiles on the faces of isolated residents as Swindon Borough Council launches a new initiative to help those who live in care homes. As part of the Council’s #HereForSwindon support measures, people across the borough – children in particular – are being… read more

Coronavirus — Information for Parish & Town Councils from NALC

NALC has updated its dedicated webpage on the coronavirus. This includes a letter to local (parish and town) councils from Robert Jenrick MP and information on getting testing and homeworking. See the updates below: Letter to local councils On 30 April, Robert Jenrick MP, secretary of state for Housing, Communities and Local Government, wrote a letter… read more