Saving energy in Swindon through LED lighting

Swindon Borough Council has partnered up with SSE Enterprise Contracting (SSEC) to provide smart street lighting across the borough. The scheme, which is set to begin next Monday (6 July) and due for completion in November 2021, will see 28,000 street lights converted to LED lanterns, with central controls which use energy efficient technology. The… read more

New Eastern Villages – July Newsletter

The New Eastern Villages (NEV) is one of the largest greenfield developments in the country, and we want to keep you updated as work progresses. This newsletter contains updates about the development and the accompanying roadworks. You can view the newsletter below New Eastern Villages – July 2020 Newsletter.

Tenant Focus – July Newsletter

View the latest Tenant Focus newsletter, to see all the latest information including: Rent payments during coronavirus Update on void and lettings Can you claim £98 to help with your energy bills? What is Swindon SEND Families Voice? Reporting or requesting new repairs Update on improvement works Swindon Street Reps have been combatting fly-tipping And… read more

Are you funding modern slavery?

Are you funding modern slavery? That’s the question you’re being asked by Wiltshire Police as lockdown restrictions continue to be lifted. Those who work in car washes, nail bars and domestic cleaning are known to be at greater risk of modern slavery and exploitation. Detective Inspector Phil Walker said: “Whilst people try to save money… read more

Latest ‘Highway News’ Newsletter

You can read the complete newsletter here. Dear readers, Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Tuesday (23 June), I wanted to update you on how my team have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, while also continuing to deliver our major transport schemes and essential maintenance programmes. Working with colleagues across the Council we helped… read more

Ridgeway Bell Articles – June 2020

Points of interest from the meetings held in April/May/June 2020 Welcome to Cllr Andy Rogers The Parish Council welcome our new Cllr Andy Rogers who was co-opted on Monday 8th June into the council.  Andy lives in Hodson so it’s excellent to get one more area of the parish represented by a resident.  We are… read more

Cabinet to discuss borough-wide food waste collection service

Councillors will decide next week whether to roll out a food waste recycling service across the entire borough. If the Council’s Cabinet agrees to the proposal at its meeting next Wednesday (1 July), Swindon will see the food waste collection, which is currently being trialled by 11,000 households, extended to all 97,000 households in the… read more

Covid 19 Update

You can see the full newsletter here. Dear residents, The past few months have been a challenge for all of us but I’m incredibly proud of how the community across Swindon has rallied round to support one another. This newsletter can help you find out more about the important announcements made by the Government this… read more