Saturday, October 20, 2018

Swindon News

Waste and recycling – last chance to have your say

There’s still time to have your say on how Swindon Borough Council manage Swindon’s waste and increase recycling, as the Council looks to develop a ten year Waste Strategy. So far over 2,900 residents have completed the online survey which closes at midnight today...

First World War Tommy statue goes on a tour of Swindon

People of all ages and from all parts of Swindon have the chance to pay their respects to the fallen now that a life-size soldier has begun a tour of the Borough.

As part of this year’s Remembrance period, a ghostly silhouette of a First...

Preparations in place ahead of winter season

Preparations are in place should freezing temperatures hit the borough over the coming months.

More than 500 tonnes of salt have been delivered to Swindon Borough Council’s Waterside depot in Cheney Manor Industrial Estate, taking the road salt stockpile to over 800 tonnes.

The salt which...


Council to hand popular community centre to Age UK

Toothill Community Centre will be transformed into a vibrant activity hub as Age UK Wiltshire prepares to take over the running of the centre.

The Wiltshire charity has already outlined its ambitious plans to breathe new life into Toothill’s much-loved community hub.

Following the previous tenants’...

Children’s charity Jessie May moves to new Swindon home

Children’s charity Jessie May has moved to a new home in Swindon, where their nurses provide hospice at home care to local terminally ill children.

The charity’s Swindon and Wiltshire team has found a new base at Rombourne’s Kingston House in Swindon.

Jessie May currently provides...

Residents urged to be vigilant following reports of telephone scam

Wiltshire Police are urging residents to be vigilant following a number of reports of scam phone calls, particularly in the Marlborough area.

Residents have reported receiving a call from a man purporting to be a police officer who advises they are investigating a fraudulent use...

Final week of Beat the Street could see new record set

Swindonians have run to the moon, it has been confirmed.

The Beat the Street exercise initiative, which for the past month has been played by a whopping 32,000 people, has seen Swindonians collectively travel 250,000 miles, which is more than the distance from Earth to...