South Marston Parish Council will shortly be advertising a vacancy for a new Parish Clerk from January 2019 onwards. For more information see the information leaflet.
A new day centre which will act as a safe space for some of the town’s most vulnerable people will be run by Swindon Night Shelter, it has been confirmed. Last year, Swindon Borough Council introduced the Temporary Winter Housing Provision scheme to get an identified group of rough sleepers into permanent, secure accommodation. The… read more
Scout Stamps are now available at Three Trees and the Spar shop. This is one of our biggest fund raisers and our young people love delivering your post around the village. Please consider buying a couple of stamps this year and support the scouts charity and help our scouts do a good deed every day.
Swindon Borough Council has launched a new online repairs system for its tenants to make the process for reporting problems more efficient and convenient. The system will let tenants choose appointments which suit them, including a slot which avoids the school run, and allows them to book repairs in advance. If their plans change, tenants… read more
Firstly, just to note that the SHELAA is at its draft stage at the moment, it is open for an informal consultation with parish councils and public, before it has its official consultation in Spring 2019. This means that nothing within this document has been confirmed or approved. The SHELAA invites landowners to put forward… read more
The Parish Council applied to the Marlborough Downs: A space for nature, to receive bulbs they are handing out to plant in public areas. We received 650 bulbs and some were planted at Strouds Hill on Friday 19th October. If anyone wants to help with planting the remainder on Strouds Hill, they would be most… read more
People of all ages and from all parts of Swindon have the chance to pay their respects to the fallen now that a life-size soldier has begun a tour of the Borough. As part of this year’s Remembrance period, a ghostly silhouette of a First World War Tommy will appear at various locations across the… read more
Council has preparations in place ahead of winter season Preparations are in place should freezing temperatures hit the borough over the coming months. More than 500 tonnes of salt have been delivered to Swindon Borough Council’s Waterside depot in Cheney Manor Industrial Estate, taking the road salt stockpile to over 800 tonnes. The salt which… read more
Swindonians have run to the moon, it has been confirmed. The Beat the Street exercise initiative, which for the past month has been played by a whopping 32,000 people, has seen Swindonians collectively travel 250,000 miles, which is more than the distance from Earth to the moon. This impressive statistic could see the town set… read more
A Swindon Borough Council initiative aimed at promoting lifelong learning now has a brand new website. Earlier this year the Council outlined its intentions to become a Learning Town, joining other towns and cities in promoting and celebrating learning for all. The initiative is part of UNESCO’s global network of towns and cities who work… read more