Sunday, March 26, 2017

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson joins Jason Isaac in support of Marie Curie

Local MP Justin Tomlinson and Jason Isaacs have joined forces in Parliament to ‘Make Every Daffodil Count’ this March and help Marie Curie provide...

A dozen expressions of interest received for running Swindon’s community libraries

A total of 12 expressions of interest in community-led library services have been received by Swindon Borough Council following the adoption of the town’s...

How can you get involved in Swindon’s new parish councils?

The first election cycle for the new parish councils in Swindon will take place on 4 May. In each of the new parishes, a shadow...

Eight of Swindon’s libraries could be saved from closure if trust’s bid is successful

An Expression of Interest has been submitted by Swindon's only Community Library Trust to take over up to eight of Swindon's community Libraries.  The Community...

Council tax set to rise by almost 5 per cent and up to 90...

Swindon Borough Council plans to cut up to 90 jobs to save £1.5m in its proposed budget for 2017/18 to be put before cabinet on...

Swindon joins protests across country against Donald Trump’s refugee ban

Protestors gathered in Wharf Green last night (Monday 30 January) to campaign against US President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policy. Around 40 or 50 protestors...

Minister Nick Gibb takes a tour of showcase schools – but still backs Ofsted’s...

Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, has insisted that Ofsted are ‘doing a very good job’ in the wake of blanket criticisms...

Electoral reform in the spotlight at Green Party hosted debate

Swindon Area Green Party will be hosting a debate about electoral reform, entitled ‘Make Votes Matter’ at The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Street, Swindon. The free...

Swindon Council’s bid for Thamesdown Drive extension unsuccessful

Plans for a road linking Thamesdown Drive with Great Western Way have suffered a massive blow after a bid for government funding was rejected. Swindon Borough Council,...
housing in North Swindon

Postcode checker now online to help Swindon residents identify their parish area

Households in Swindon can now check what parish council area they will live in, thanks to a new postcode checker on the Council’s website. Last...

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