Scarecrow Trail – See the Photos

The theme for this year’s Scarecrow Trail was Children’s Books. residents responded by creating many weird, wonderful and above all imaginative figures and scenarios. A couple of examples appear below, but a comprehensive selection can be seen in the gallery on our Resident Information page.  

Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow 20th – 24th September

You can now sign up for the Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow sessions running from 20th to 24th September. Eventbrite invitations and the Roadshow Programme are at Transitions Roadshow Eventbrite Sign Up The Transitions Roadshow is a virtual event for 2021, and is for parents, carers and professionals who support young people age 14+ with… read more

WARP August Volunteer Day – Sunday 29th August

We are sharing this message from the Washpool Area Recovery Project: Join the Washpool Area Recovery Project volunteer day this Sunday 29 August 2021 @ 10:00am. There will be tea, coffee and homemade cake☕️🧁 for volunteers We hope to see you there. See location Facebook event link  

Chiseldon Scarecrow Trail 2021

The trail will run from 21st August to 5th September. This year’s theme is children’s books. Grab your map for £2 from: Three Trees Farm shop Oakleys Spar shop The Patriot Arms All profits will go to: Brighter Futures

Carers Cuppa

Are you an unpaid family carer, supporting an adult with a Learning Disability? Come and join our Carers Cuppa! You do not have to be registered with Swindon Carers Centre to be able to attend. Our next informal meeting is on :- When? Wednesday 11th August 2021 Time? 11am-12noon Where? As we are currently unable… read more

Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow 2021

The Swindon Preparing for Adulthood Transitions Roadshow 2021 will be run as a virtual event, from Monday 20th to Friday 24th September. There will be presentations from a wide range of organisations throughout the week, and a full timetable with joining instructions, will be published in July. The Roadshow is for parents, carers and professionals… read more

Carers Week

There are at least 21,000 unpaid carers in Swindon, who save our town economy £395 million per year. They play a vital role looking after children, parents, partners and friends. During Carers Week, we hold our annual Walk A Mile fundraising event enabling us to raise vital funds to increase support for unpaid carers in… read more

MacMillan Castles Bike Ride

Each year a team of volunteers organise a bicycle ride on the ridgeway, The white Horse Trail, Barbury Castle, Smeeth’s ridge, Hackpen and the old railway path as a fund raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event normally takes place the first week in June. Back in March we could not be sure that the… read more