Update from Steve Maddern, Director of Public Health The next four weeks will be challenging for all of us, as we live with the new national restrictions now in force in England until 2 December. But the Government’s decision to introduce them, agreed by Parliament, was informed by clear evidence that hospitals across the region… read more
A message from your Housing team As we move into a new lockdown please follow the guidance to keep yourself and your family safe. You must: Stay at home, except for specific purposes Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes Close certain businesses and venues The Government’s overarching health messages… read more
This year’s Remembrance Sunday was a little different.
Action Fraud is warning people selling items online to be on the lookout for criminals sending fake PayPal emails. Between January 2020 and September 2020, 21,349 crime reports were made to Action Fraud about fake PayPal emails. Victims reported losing a total of £7,891,077.44 during this time. Those targeted included people selling jewellery, furniture and… read more
This month we introduce you to our new Spotlight on Associations feature starring Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch, and our new cybercrime campaign which we will be launching imminently. We take a moment to celebrate our volunteers and the fantastic contributions they have made, and we share ways in which we can support you through the Covid-19… read more
Swindon Borough Council is to receive £650,000 from the Government to provide secure accommodation for rough sleepers. The money will allow the Council to provide ‘move on’ accommodation for people sleeping rough, or at risk of sleeping rough. It is part of the Government’s Next Steps Accommodation Programme, which supports local authorities and their partners… read more
New national restrictions which come into force from tomorrow (5 November) are expected to have minimal impact on council services. In line with the national guidance, Swindon Borough Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will remain open, with the current booking system in place to allow for social distancing on site and to ensure residents… read more
This year, in line with government guidance, Swindon Borough Council is urging residents to mark Remembrance Sunday (8 Nov) at home. In light of the new lockdown restrictions, which came into force today (5 Nov), the Government has issued guidance to local authorities across England to ensure that the public is able to honour Remembrance… read more
Please see the poster below for details.
Radiotherapy Appeal update Keep up to date with the progress on the construction of the Radiotherapy Centre! We are keen for you to see the progress of the build at every stage. Click here for full details. If you have Facebook, we have set up a Radiotherapy Centre Group where you can see additional photographs… read more