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

Swindon Libraries March E-Newsletter

As we are all faced with reducing social interaction to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all library buildings are closed until further notice. We are working hard to ensure you are still able to access library services from home. Helping you access library services online All library loans will be automatically renewed until libraries are… read more

Tenant Focus – March 2020

Important information for Tenants Rent increase for 20/21 Following a consultation, the Council have decided to increase council rents for 2020/21 by 2.7%. This rent increase followed a 1% reduction for the past four years. The increase will be spent on maintaining our current services. Response to the consultation was mixed, with some agreeing with… read more

Tenant Focus E-Newsletter December 2019

Rent consultation now live The consultation on proposed changes to the 2020/21 rent is now live Tenants will have six weeks to comment on the proposed changes to the rent for 2020/21. The consultation closes on 31 January 2020. Over the past four years rent has decreased by 1% each year and for next year… read more

Tenant Focus – December 2019

Welcome to Tenant Focus. If you have any feedback or suggestions on what content you would like to see please email communications@swindon.gov.uk Win £250 in time for Christmas Your next non-payment week will run from Monday 23 December to Sunday 29 December 2019 (week 39). Tenants with a clear rent account by Friday 20 December… read more

Christmas at STEAM

Saturday, 30 November and Sunday, 1 December 2019 from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Book your tickets with STEAM Bringing to you, the sights and sounds of Christmas… Enjoy plenty of sparkles as you step into a wonderland of over 50 artisan market stalls set amidst iconic GWR locomotives and incredible story-telling displays. The combination of a… read more

Tenant Focus E-Newsletter October 2019

Important information for Tenants Important information on non-payment weeks Tenants are reminded that the remaining non-payment weeks for the year are: Week 39 – 23 – 27 December 2019 Week 53 – 30 March – 3 April 2020 To qualify for the non-payment week your rent account should not be in arrears, unless you have… read more