Age UK Help

The image above shows the range of issues with which AgeUK can provide help. If  you’d like more details on how to request help, please contact the Clerk at or phone on  01793 740744.  The main number for Age UK is 0800 169 65 65 (8am-7pm 365 days a year) or  

Get Free Messages and Alerts from

You can now sign up to the service, which has the following features: FREE messages and alerts from your local Community Policing Team about policing and crime matters in your area. FREE messages from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service relevant to your local area. You can receive free messages by email, text or… read more

Brighter Futures E-Newsletter

COVID19 Support Appeal The current situation with COVID-19 is unprecedented and will be one of the biggest challenges our hospital, community teams and the NHS as a whole will have ever faced. Our duty of care is to our patients and to you, our supporters and we have not wanted to ask too much of… read more

Adjusting to Life Under Lockdown

From ‘Total Guide to Swindon’: We hope you are keeping safe and enjoying the Spring weather where you are able to! We don’t know when everything is going to go back to ‘normal’, but with the outbreak of the Coronavirus dictating our lives at the moment, we’ve created a range of content with ways to… 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

101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from Today

Yesterday the Home Office announced that the charge for calling the police non-emergency number is to be scrapped from today. The Home Office will spend £7 million a year to meet the connection costs. At present, the telephony provider charges 101 callers a 15p connection fee. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and… read more

Gantry removal postponed due to weather

Earlier this month, we were hoping to remove the overhead gantry by the former Toys R Us car park exit on the A420. However, severe weather conditions caused by recent storms has meant that this work has had to be postponed. A new date has now been selected for the removal of the gantry: the… read more