Month-long campaign to promote mental wellbeing among young people

A partnership project in Swindon to promote mental wellbeing for children and young people has been launched. The ‘Your Space for Head Space’ project was co-designed by young people and will see Swindon Borough Council and 15 organisations such as the Platform Group, Swindon Advocacy Movement, and Intelligent Health, come together to highlight the issues… read more

Greenbridge roundabout to shine for good causes

The lighting display at the Greenbridge roundabout will be lit up in glorious technicolour over the next few weeks in support of a number of charities. From Tuesday (1 Oct) until 13 October, the lights on the roundabout will shine orange and blue to raise awareness of MND North Wilts, a charity which supports people… read more

Vacancy at Calne Town Council

Community and Business Support Officer £24,799 per annum 37 hours per week, salary: pay scale point 19 12 month fixed term contract This is an exciting time for Calne. We are refreshing the vision for our town and keen to tackle the challenges that face us around the devolution of services and our Climate and… read more

Care home run by Swindon Borough Council is praised by inspectors

A Council-run care home has been rated ‘Good’ in all categories following a recent inspection. Whitbourne House in Park South, which cares for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, was visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) just a few weeks ago. The latest ‘Good’ rating means that both of the Council’s residential care homes now… read more

Warnings of A Possible Supermarket Scam

Shoppers are being asked to be more vigilant following a series of thefts which are occurring across Swindon. We are investigating a number of offences where some elderly or vulnerable women have been targeted by a what is believed to be a group of men in supermarket car parks. In nearly all of the offences,… read more

Home safety week 30th Sept to 6th October

There are a number of other smoke alarm messages that sit alongside testing: The easiest way to protect your home and family from fire is with working smoke alarms – get them, install them, test them. They could save your life. Fit at least one on every level of your home and test them monthly…. read more