Swindon Railway Festival

The big GWR event of the year, celebrating all things railway… Step into the glorious world of model railways… This year’s event features: 27 model railways, including six brand new layouts across all scales Children’s interactive model railways Model railway tips and advice Live steam display by Hatch Heritage & Steam Engineers Heritage railway experts… read more

Tenant Focus E-Newsletter August 2019

Important information for tenants We’ve made important changes to our Waste and Recycling service Earlier this month, we took vital steps towards increasing Swindon’s recycling rate by introducing compulsory recycling and charges for additional and replacement recycling boxes. Households will now be expected to present all of their recyclable materials such as paper, cardboard, cans,… read more

Summer Activities at STEAM

There’s plenty of action and exploration to be had at STEAM this summer! Children will love to follow our new Genius Trail, take part in a special family activity or create their own unique journey through our story-telling displays. Take a look at what’s on offer this Summer Holiday… For more information read the full… read more

Summer time fun for all the family

This summer Swindon Borough Council is working with a range of partners to host a number of exciting events and activities in the town centre. Young families will have the opportunity to get involved in the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge, free stay and play sessions, cycling and balance bikes, boxing and Explore Learning sessions…. read more

Tenant Focus E-Newsletter July 2019

Important information for tenants Make sure to keep us updated with changes to your living arrangements To ensure our tenants’ safety, and in order to keep our records up to date, it is important that we are informed of any changes to your living arrangements. In the instance of the passing of a family member… read more

All Aboard for Summer Holiday £1 Offer at STEAM

The school holidays are almost here and that can mean only one thing – that children can visit the STEAM Museum for just £1. STEAM’s Kids for a Quid offer is available from 22 July to 1 September and will mean that up to four children (aged three to 15) can visit STEAM for just… read more

Blasting into Summer – Swindon Libraries E-Newsletter

We’ve got lots of fantastic space themed events happening this month at all libraries linking to the ‘Space Chase’ Summer Reading Challenge. The 2019 Summer Reading Challenge will be blasting off in all of our libraries from Saturday, 13 July. Children over the age of four can spend the summer exploring the universe with a… read more

Bestselling author to visit Central Library

An author described as ‘Britain’s answer to Jason Bourne’ will be signing copies of his latest book at Central Library next week. James Swallow, a Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of more than 35 books will be at the Regent Circus library from 7pm on Thursday, 6 June, to introduce the fourth… read more