Sunday, September 23, 2018

Swindon News

Views sought for new car parking standards

Swindon Borough Council is seeking the views of members of the public as it seeks to update its Parking Standards document.

People are being asked to complete a short questionnaire relating to travel patterns that will help officers understand the town’s car parking needs.

The existing...

Youth arrested as axe found near children’s play park

Yesterday afternoon police carried out a stop and search operation in the Broadgreen area resulting in the discovery of an axe hidden under a planter at a children's play park.

A group of twelve youths aged between 12 - 18 were stopped and during the...

Swindon House of Fraser to close before Christmas

Department store House of Fraser is set to close its doors in Swindon for the last time on Monday 26th November according to notices placed in-store.

The Swindon outlet store was earmarked for closure alongside thirty other stores in the UK as part of a company voluntary arrangement...

Weather warning for Sunday


The Met Office has announced a Yellow weather warning for Sunday in expectation of "A spell of persistent and at times heavy rain across the South West of England."

What to expect

Spray and flooding on roads probably making for difficult driving conditions and longer...

Running start for Beat the Street in Swindon

Beat the Street, Swindon’s giant walking and cycling initiative, is off to a running start with residents travelling more than 83,000 miles within the first week of the game.

More than 26,000 people have walked and cycled 83,000 miles in just five days for Beat...

Great Western Way to M4 closed after accident

south Marston

Great Western Way from the Mannington Roundabout to the M4 at West Swindon is currently closed due to an accident.

Motorists are advised to take an alternate route whilst emergency services deal with the accident on the roundabout.

Invitation to South Swindon Primary Schools to design parliamentary Christmas card

christmas card

Robert Buckland MP has launched a competition asking Primary school pupils in South Swindon to design his Parliamentary Christmas card.

The winning design will be professionally printed and used as Robert’s Christmas card for this year. It will be sent to many businesses, public sector...