Council extends free parking measures to benefit charities and volunteer groups

Charities and volunteer groups are now able to apply for free parking permits as part of a package of support aimed at helping residents during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Swindon Borough Council’s #HereForSwindon support features measures ranging from providing council tax relief and emergency household supplies for residents facing hardship from coronavirus through to free… read more

Online Scammers Capitalise on Coronavirus Pandemic

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic via phishing emails, websites and text messages to scam members of the public out of large sums of money and sensitive information during these uncertain times across the nation. Together with other law enforcement, Government and private sector partners, we are supporting a national campaign to… 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

Adjusting to Life Under Lockdown

From ‘Total Guide to Swindon’: We hope you are keeping safe and enjoying the Spring weather where you are able to! We don’t know when everything is going to go back to ‘normal’, but with the outbreak of the Coronavirus dictating our lives at the moment, we’ve created a range of content with ways to… read more

Swindon Libraries March E-Newsletter

As we are all faced with reducing social interaction to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all library buildings are closed until further notice. We are working hard to ensure you are still able to access library services from home. Helping you access library services online All library loans will be automatically renewed until libraries are… read more

101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from Today

Yesterday the Home Office announced that the charge for calling the police non-emergency number is to be scrapped from today. The Home Office will spend £7 million a year to meet the connection costs. At present, the telephony provider charges 101 callers a 15p connection fee. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and… read more

Reports of Covid-19 Related Scams

As part of its service to the community, Chiseldon Parish Council publishes information about a wide range of organisations, groups and enterprises. In doing so, we may link to third-party websites. However, this does not imply the Council’s endorsement. Readers should always verify the validity and legitimacy of an organisation, group or enterprise before taking… 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