Council seeks views on draft Air Quality Action Plan

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

Christmas and New Year waste and recycling dates

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

Council’s Cabinet to consider Waste Strategy

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

Council strategy to deal with waste to be discussed by Cabinet

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

Planning consultation will be repeated

The consultation meeting for a proposed development at Day House Lane will be repeated. This is due to an administrative error that advertised the wrong venue. More details can be found in an article by The Swindon Advertiser.  

Inspector dismisses Lotmead Farm planning appeals

Swindon Borough Council has made the following media release:  A Government-appointed planning inspector has dismissed an appeal against Swindon Borough Council’s refusal of a major town expansion application at Lotmead Farm, east of the A419. In June 2016, the Council refused two outline planning applications submitted by land promoters, Ainscough Strategic Land, for the development… read more

Friends of the Railway Path Wildlife Event

We have received the following message from the Friends of the Railway Path: We have been planning some events to show the plants and animals that live along the Railway Path. Friday 18th May, 8pm.  An evening nature walk, looking out for bats, moths and anything else we can find.  Meet in the car park… read more