Starting to reopen our libraries

ince March, in line with government coronavirus guidelines, Swindon’s five core libraries have been closed to the public. As restrictions begin to ease, we can now start a phased process to reopen our libraries, while ensuring you and our staff are safe at all times. From today, (14 July), we have introduced our new Click,… read more

Castle View Play Area

The Parish Council will not be opening the Castle View play area until the council has discussed the requirements and implications at the full council meeting on 13th July.  The council will only open the area if they believe it will be safe to do so. You can contact the Clerk for more information on… read more

STEAM Museum launches 360° virtual tour

People with a passion for railway heritage can now enjoy the various displays and exhibitions from Swindon’s STEAM Museum from the comfort of their own homes during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown period. The Swindon Borough Council-owned museum, which is currently closed to the public, is offering free virtual 360-degree tours of its popular exhibits. Isambard… read more

Home is ‘where the art is’

Home is ‘where the art is’ …That’s the message from Swindon Museum and Art Gallery which has just launched a new digital project to bring its collection of modern art to people’s living rooms. The project, which has been dubbed ‘Art on Tour At Home’, will enable the public to engage with the gallery’s modern… read more

What Do Firefighters Do? Educate and Inspire

What do firefighters do? Educate and Inspire DWFRS firefighters engage, educate and inspire your children to be safe and well; and will continue to do so in the safety of your homes during this period of Covid-19. For those of you with children at home, we know things will be tough sometimes trying to care… read more