Winter Closing Hours

The Clerks office will be closed from Friday 21st December 11.30 to Wed 2nd Jan 9.30.   The telephone will not be monitored during this time and emails will be checked periodically for any urgent issues.

Help us oppose the Science Park at Inlands Farm.

The Wasdell Group have submitted their planning application for a Science Park at Inlands Farm off Pack Hill, Wanborough. Their proposal is to build 3 industrial units over 3 phases in fields between Wanborough and the North Wessex Downs Area of Natural Beauty (AONB). The area sits within an area of Non-Coalescence (NC3), an area… read more

Tree Cycle This Christmas

Swindon Borough Council will be collecting real Christmas Trees for recycling between the 7th January and 1st February 2019. Please make sure to: Remove all lights and decorations Place at the front of your property, clearly visible from the road Too big for two to handle? Then cut into more manageable pieces Check the garden… read more

Swindon Waste Strategy Specials

Last night the Council’s Cabinet agreed Swindon’s 10 year Waste Strategy. The document sets out the principles for how we will deal with waste over the coming years and also proposes actions to start to achieve the strategy in the first year. We have created a website to explain the strategy which you can access… read more

Smoke Alarms

Opening a door of your advent calendar takes the same amount of time as testing your smoke alarms. Test yours now by pressing their buttons. Press the test button on your smoke alarms, it could just save you and your loved ones’ lives.

Council’s Cabinet to consider Waste Strategy

A big thank you to the 3000+ people who responded to our survey in September/ October to inform Swindon’s future waste and recycling services. The results have been analysed and used as part of the development of the draft waste strategy being considered by the Council’s Cabinet this evening (5 December). Your feedback directly influenced… read more

Council strategy to deal with waste to be discussed by Cabinet

Councillors will decide on proposals to change the way Swindon Borough Council manages its waste over the next decade at next week’s Cabinet meeting (5 Dec). The 10-year Waste Strategy outlines the Council’s ambition for high recycling rates and low waste production in Swindon and will be supported by yearly action plans to deliver the… read more

What’s On In December 2018

1st Dec – Borough Councillors’ Surgery, Calley Memorial Hall, 11.30am – 12.30pm 1st Dec – Holy Cross Christmas Fair, Church Hall, 12.30pm – 3.30pm 3rd Dec – Craft Club, Chiseldon House Hotel, 10am – 12 noon 3rd Dec – Neighbourhood Watch Meeting, Recreation Hall, 6.45pm 4th Dec – Chiseldon WI, Holy Cross Church Hall, 7.30pm 5th Dec – Chiseldon Local… read more