Broad Town Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk

The job is part time with an average of 5 hours per week. (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description is available on application. This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a… read more

Erlestoke Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk

The job is part time with an average of 4 hours per week. (which will fluctuate in line with workload). Remuneration is subject to skill level and experience. A job description is available on application. This position is home based and the candidate will require access to a room/desk space, file storage space and a… read more

Leader invites local businesses to have their say on Council’s budget

Business owners in Swindon have been invited to a special meeting to discuss Swindon Borough Council’s budget proposals for next year (19/20). Leader of the Council, Councillor David Renard, has extended the formal invitation to discuss issues relating to the Council’s budget and other matters relevant to the wider business community. The meeting with senior… read more

Last call for primary school applications for 2019

Parents have just over a week to get their applications in for a primary school place in this September’s intake. The deadline is midnight on 15 January 2019 and the Council is reminding people to get their applications in as quickly as possible. The chance that a child will end up at their first choice… read more

HM Revenue and Customs Alert

What you need to know Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC. The fraudsters state that as a result of their non-payment of tax or other duty, the victim is liable to prosecution or other… read more

Pcc Wants To Hear Your Feedback On Local Policing

“Would you be prepared to pay an extra two pounds a month for more police officers?” That’s the question being asked by Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson. From today , Angus is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed average increase of £24* a year to the… read more

New Year heralds the start of work on gateway into Town Centre

Work to create a more welcoming environment for people arriving into Swindon will begin next week. The transformation of Wellington Street, which connects Swindon railway station to the Tri Centre on Manchester Road and Milford Street, will start from Monday (7 Jan) and will see a segregated pedestrian and cycle path created along with a… read more

Council seeks views on draft Air Quality Action Plan

People are being asked for their views on a number of options for reducing pollution on a busy Swindon road. In February this year, Swindon Borough Council declared part of Kingshill Road an Air Quality Management Area after air quality monitoring along the road found that the most common pollutant, nitrogen dioxide (NO2), exceeded the… read more

SSE Priority Services Register

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