Council staff going the extra mile to help Swindon community

An army of Swindon Borough Council staff members have stepped out of their comfort zone to keep critical services running for residents during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. More than 110 employees have been redeployed from non-critical roles to support the Council’s frontline services. The Council’s Redeployment Hub has worked with staff to move them into… read more

COVID-19 update – Your Swindon

  Dealing with your waste responsibly It is more important than ever to deal with your waste responsibly. We need your help to keep our staff safe, and to minimise the amount of waste and recycling you put out for collection. Do not burn rubbish. We are investigating reports of bonfires See our daily report… read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update from David Renard

Dear resident, I hope you and your loved ones are keeping well, as we continue to get through this challenging situation. The Swindon community continues to pull together, particularly to support our most vulnerable residents who depend on emergency food supplies and medication being delivered to them by the Council, partners and our fantastic volunteers…. read more

Give A Heart To Domestic Abuse Victims

  The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Wiltshire Police and partners are backing a government campaign supporting victims of domestic abuse. The “you are not alone” campaign aims to let anyone who may be at home with a violent or abusive partner during the lockdown know that help is still at hand… read more

Citizens Advice – How They Can Help

An update from Citizens Advice on how they can help at this time: Benefits issues, overpayments, change of circumstances Benefits entitlement and help to claim UC for the first time Help to claim PIP, Attendance Allowance, Carers Allowance Debt – although much has been put in place in relation to payment holidays it is imperative that… read more