Changes to Oasis dome get green light from council’s planners

Swindon Borough Council’s planners have approved proposals to restore the dome of the Oasis Leisure Centre. The building’s owners, SevenCapital, submitted an application to seek Listed Building Consent for the restoration and re-glazing of the swimming pool’s doomed roof, while it continues to develop an outline scheme to reopen the Oasis. The application was made… read more

The Ridgeway celebrates 50 years!

The Ridgeway is 50 years old! Throughout the year celebrations will be held highlighting the natural beauty of the surrounding area and the enjoyment it provides. There’s plenty of documentation available to help you make the most of this spectacular area. The leaflets listed below are available to download as pdf files. Ridgeway National Trail… read more

Updated prices for table tennis in the Recreation Hall

The prices for table tennis in the Recreation Hall have now changed. They are: £7 per hour day time (up to 6pm) £10 per hour evening. (6pm onwards) We will require any children under 16 to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please contact the clerk if you would like to book.

Experience a Country House Christmas at Lydiard House Museum

Swindon’s historic Lydiard House Museum has unveiled its Christmas plans as staff prepare for the festive season. The Swindon Borough Council-owned museum will be inviting visitors to step back in time and experience the beautifully decorated halls for the festive season. From Wednesday 30 November, the elegant State Rooms of the Grade I listed house… read more

Playground update

We had some playground funds remaining at the end of the last financial year so purchased two small items which were installed last week after a few delays getting permissions sorted. We hope the kids like them!  

Range of proposals put forward to enhance Swindon’s country parks

Adventure golf and a home for an arts and crafts charity are among the proposals put forward to improve some of Swindon’s country parks. Earlier this year, Swindon Borough Council invited creative, civic-minded entrepreneurs to share their ideas on how the visitor experience at the Borough’s larger parks could be improved. In total, the Council… read more

Park Yoga Wanborough, Saturday 3rd September

Park Yoga aims to connect people to the natural outdoors, through a relaxing, energising and breathtaking yoga session, improving wellbeing and creating a positive ripple effect throughout communities. Come and try a FREE one-off outdoor yoga session At Hoopers Field Wanborough, SN4 0AN 9.30 – 10.30am Saturday 3rd September Open to everyone & anyone Just… read more

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery teams up with Richard Jefferies Museum to celebrate Coate Water’s 200-year Anniversary.

In celebration of Coate Water’s 200 year anniversary, Swindon Museum and Art Gallery has loaned a selection of artwork to display at Richard Jefferies Museum. This work is facilitated through the Art on Tour programme, which makes Swindon’s art collection accessible through partnerships across the Borough. The exhibition, Coate 200, will show artworks inspired by… read more