At the time of writing there were OVER 600 OBJECTIONS to the proposed industrial development at Inlands Farm, Lower Wanborough, lodged on Swindon Borough Council’s Planning site….with only one single “for” the proposal. This is a fantastic result and the highest ever received into SBC for an individual planning submission. Our thanks to everyone who… read more
The racing industry has had a mass outbreak of equine flu, Team Equestrian have posted a notice regarding this.
With spring on the horizon, people in Swindon are being encouraged to add their names to the growing list of households signed up to Swindon Borough Council’s garden waste service. For an annual cost of £50, or just £2 per collection, residents can benefit from the use of a green wheelie bin which is emptied… read more
The interactive tick map, created with the results from The Big Tick Project survey, is a a great start to understanding the risks in your local area for dog walkers.
People are being asked for their views on a number of options for reducing pollution on a busy Swindon road. In February this year, Swindon Borough Council declared part of Kingshill Road an Air Quality Management Area after air quality monitoring along the road found that the most common pollutant, nitrogen dioxide (NO2), exceeded the… read more
Households in Swindon are being reminded of some important changes to waste and recycling collections over the festive period. Swindon Borough Council’s waste and recycling crews will be out collecting as normal, providing the weather conditions ensure it is safe to do so. Only two days will be affected by the changes and tags have… read more
A big thank you to the 3000+ people who responded to our survey in September/ October to inform Swindon’s future waste and recycling services. The results have been analysed and used as part of the development of the draft waste strategy being considered by the Council’s Cabinet this evening (5 December). Your feedback directly influenced… read more
Councillors will decide on proposals to change the way Swindon Borough Council manages its waste over the next decade at next week’s Cabinet meeting (5 Dec). The 10-year Waste Strategy outlines the Council’s ambition for high recycling rates and low waste production in Swindon and will be supported by yearly action plans to deliver the… read more
The Waste Strategy engagement is now live! The engagement period will close on the 19th October. Please see details below. Please click on the link below to access further information and the questionnaire. www.sustainableswindon.co.uk
Reconstructing Upham Road Despite the extremely warm weather, the team at Upham Road continue to break out and remove the old damaged concrete and replace it with a new base material. The minibus service that we have been running for residents from the stop outside Queen’s Park will also include a pick-up point along Burford Avenue. We have… read more