14 January Swindon Borough Council E-Newsletter

It’s fantastic to see that more than 85 per cent of adults across Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset have received their COVID-19 booster vaccination so far. A huge thank you must go to all those who continue to support the vaccination programme, including our brilliant team of volunteers in Swindon, who selflessly give… read more

Brighter Futures Dementia Appeal

When you’re living with dementia, the world can feel like a scary and confusing place. Imagine then having to visit or stay in a busy hospital, away from the familiarity of your home and family, many suffer with lonliness, fear and sadness. Whilst we are proud of the care and treatment provided to our dementia… read more

Brimble Hill replacement data centre Progress Report

Please note this is not a Parish Council update. Since planning permission was granted for the replacement data centre at Brimble Hill in early August, the general contractor John Paul Construction has been pressing ahead with work on the 28-acre site. The former Alpha data centre close to the B4005 and adjacent to the new… read more

Total Swindon – Are You Back2School Ready?

September has arrived and that means its Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn, as kids return to school and the cold weather approaches! September is still full of fun with Halloween fast approaching, and tons of great Autumn events to get involved in. Find out what’s happening in Swindon in Autumn!

Neighbourhood Watch August 2021 Newsletter

The August 2021 edition of “Our News”, the e-newsletter for all Neighbourhood Watch supporters across England and Wales, is now available. In this month’s edition: We introduce our new KNOWLEDGE HUB, a new resource for our volunteers to use, chat with each other, share ideas and have access to specific information designed for their role…. read more

Freelance Project Coordinator for Wiltshire & Swindon Youth Commission with Leaders Unlocked!

Leaders Unlocked are currently seeking a freelance professional to work with our social enterprise on an innovative youth engagement initiative with the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in Wiltshire & Swindon Can you help us by forwarding this opportunity out to those who you think will be interested in working as a Freelance Project Coordinator for Wiltshire & Swindon. We appreciate your support in ensure this exciting opportunity reaches the right people…. read more

Job Vacancy – Administrator – Part-Time 29.6 hours per week until March 2024

The AONB Team is searching for an accomplished administrator to help us with a large programme of grants. Farming in Protected Landscapes Business Support Officer – North Wessex Downs Salary:  £22,627 – £24,491 pro rata Date Closes:            8/08/2021 Ref Number:           CNS00884 Working Pattern:  Temporary Part Time – 29.6 hours per week until March… read more

Funding for small groups to reduce loneliness

National Lottery have £2M to do some small grant funding £200-2.5K to help address loneliness.  It’s aimed at small organisations in England with income around the £50-£70K mark.  They haven’t received as many applications as they would like and the closing date is 6/8/21.  Applications are easy and short. Here is a link to our… read more