Science Park Update

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 Big Tick Project survey

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.

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