New book to celebrate the life and work of Swindon’s photographers

An encyclopaedia of local photographers dating as far back as the 1850s will be presented at a special book launch this Saturday (25 May). ‘Swindon Photographers & Postcard Publishers’ has been co-authored by Swindon Borough Council’s Local Studies Librarian, Darryl Moody, and local historian Paul A. Williams. It documents the lives of 150 local photographers… read more

Your Swindon May E-Newsletter

Lets sort it out together Sorting your recycling into separate boxes makes it much safer and quicker for our crews and means they can move to the next street faster, reducing the impact on local traffic. Sorting your recycling is simple. Put paper and cardboard in one box and glass, metal and aerosols in another…. read more

Information Event for Carers

If you provide unpaid care for someone with dementia, this free event is for you… Hear the latest thinking on dementia from Dr Muthukrishnan, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Swindon Victoria Centre Legal Advice from Alison Griffiths, Specialist Older Peoples’ solicitor Assisted Technology demonstrations Information on support & activities available across Swindon Complimentary hand massages… read more

Try Tennis for Free!

Try tennis for free on Sunday 19 May 2019 at Chiseldon Tennis Club, for more information on other places to play visit

The Story of Chiseldon’s Washpool

Sheila Passmore will be giving an illustrated talk, ‘The Story of Chiseldon’s Washpool’ on Wednesday 1st May at 7.30pm in the Church Hall; admission £3 with the proceeds going to the Washpool Area Restoration Project (WARP) and Chiseldon Local History Group. The Washpool stream was very much at the centre of village life over the… read more

What’s on In May

01 May The Chiseldon Washpool by Sheila Passmore, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 04 May Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am 07 May Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 08 May Chiseldon Gardening and Countryside Club, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 13 May Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 13… read more

Your Swindon- Eggcelent Easter events

We’ve got a crackin’ line up of events to keep the kids entertained over Easter The Great Lydiard Park Easter Trail Hunt for clues around the lakes and woodlands, solve the puzzles and be rewarded with an Easter surprise. Meet the Easter Bunny Meet and greet sessions upstairs in the Brunel Centre between M&S and… read more

Speed into STEAM this Easter holiday

Children will be able to take part in some special activities to coincide with a new exhibition that is opening at STEAM over the Easter holidays. The holiday activities have been organised to complement the brand new ‘World’s Fastest’ exhibition, which explores the Great Western Railway’s race to become the fastest railway in the world…. read more