Police information on keeping safe in the event of a terrorist attack.

This week, Wiltshire Police is running a social media campaign to inform the public about how they can help keep themselves and their local community safe in the rare event of a terrorist incident. The current threat to the UK from international terrorism remains ‘severe’ meaning an attack is highly likely. Therefore, it is important… read more

Library closure

Libraries to close next Tuesday afternoon (29th Nov) Library users are being advised that almost all of Swindon’s libraries will be closed next Tuesday afternoon (29 Nov). All libraries will close at 12noon, with the exception of the Express Zone at the Central Library and Walcot Library, which is run by volunteers. The Express Zone… read more

Bus Timetables change on Monday 7th November

The bus timetables change on Monday 7th November. All the timetable boards on the bus stops should have the new timetables attached now. The new 81 service will start then, and the service 80 will have some changes. Be aware that some of the morning services are running 5 minutes earlier so check your journey… read more

Swindon Road Closures over half term school holidays

Essential Resurfacing Planned For School Holidays Two busy Swindon junctions will be closed to traffic during October half-term to allow essential resurfacing to take place. Wootton Bassett Road and Kingsdown Crossroads have been on Swindon Borough Council’s Highways repairs list for the past two years, but work to resurface both junctions was put on hold… read more

SBC Winter Preparations

Council Has Preparations In Place Ahead Of Winter Season Sixteen hundreds tonnes of salt is being held in reserve should freezing temperatures hit the borough over the coming months. The salt which has been put aside by Swindon Borough Council is enough to treat the town’s priority routes 40 times. Last year, the Council treated… read more

Swindon Safe and Warm program

Swindon safe and warm The Safe & Warm programme helps householders across Swindon to make their homes warmer and cheaper to heat, as well as reducing the risk from falls and fires in the home. The programme can install measures such as grab rails and steps to reduce the likelihood of a fall in the… read more