Community can get involved in new Swindon urban meadows project

A project to enhance urban meadows and forest habitats while improving people’s health and wellbeing is about to be launched in Swindon. Swindon Borough Council has teamed up with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) to deliver the three-year programme, the Forest Meadows Project, which will include 12 sites within the borough covering more than 170 hectares…. read more

Young Wardens scheme back for summer holidays

Around 80 children will be putting their summer holidays to good use when they take part in a free education programme from next week. Swindon Borough Council’s Young Wardens scheme, which is in its eleventh year, is a fun and educational, month-long programme of activities for the children of Council tenants. Aimed at children aged… read more

Corsley Wildflower Meadow

The sites visited in Chiseldon were at the Washpool managed by WARP and at the Butts Road cemetery managed by Chiseldon Parish Council, invited by WARP as part of the “Save Our Magnificent Meadows Initiative”

Wildfires And Open Fires

Here are also some key wildfire messages from South East England Wildfire group to use of the summer Extinguish cigarettes properly, don’t throw cigarette ends on the ground or out of car windows – take your litter home. Avoid open fires in the countryside. Always have them in safe designated areas. If you see a… read more

Changes to waste and recycling collections

To help Swindon recycle as much as possible we will be rolling out a number of service changes from August which are explained below. We have also sent everyone an essential guide to waste and recycling in the post but if you have misplaced it, more are available to pick up in your local Swindon… read more