Eligible Swindon businesses to receive business rate relief from next month

Swindon businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality industry who are eligible for the Government’s 12-month business rate holiday will see it reflected in their bills from next month. Swindon Borough Council will be administering the financial help to all firms who qualify following a package of support announced by the Chancellor yesterday evening (17… read more

Church service changes

All church services in the ridgeway benefice have been suspended until further notice However, the churches – Holy Cross, St George and St Andrew – will be open for private prayer and quiet reflection as follows: Sundays, 10am to 11.30am Wednesdays – Holy Cross, 10am to 11.30am Maundy Thursday – Holy Cross, 10am to 11.30am,… read more

Restricted Access

Sir Henry Calley Memorial Gardens and Butts Road Cemetery: By order of H.M. Government as part of the UK Coronavirus response. Effective from Midnight 23rd March for a minimum period of 21 days. No maintenance or checks will be carried out in this area whilst this restriction is in place. Do not enter this area… read more

Coronavirus Update from Swindon Borough Council

Latest Government announcement on the COVID-19 pandemic Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced that cafes, pubs and restaurants must close from tonight (20 March), except for take-away food, to tackle coronavirus. All the UK’s nightclubs, theatres, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres have also been asked to close “as soon as they reasonably can”. The… read more