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Council given thousands of pounds to boost cycling in Swindon

Claire Fleming of Swindon Travel Choices and Coun Dale Heenan at the launch of the Southern Flyer

SWINDON has been given more than £350,000 to encourage residents to ditch their cars and take up walking or cycling.

11:39am Thursday 26 May 2016

A third of Swindon ten-year-olds overweight, figures show.

Fiona Dickens, the council's public health programme manager.

SHOCKING new figures show almost a fifth of Swindon youngsters in Year 6 were classed as obese in the 2014/15 school year.

2:31pm Thursday 26 May 2016

VIDEO: Can you become a foster carer? asks council chief

David Renard, leader of Swindon Borough Council

As part of our Vision for Swindon, Pledge 29 affirms our commitment to boost the number of foster carers in Swindon so that every ‘child looked after’

1:14pm Thursday 26 May 2016

SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL - The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 2004

SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL   The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 In accordance with the above Regulations, Local Authorities are required to publish the sums paid to its Members in respect of…

12:51am Wednesday 25 May 2016

SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL - NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - ST MICHEALS AVENUE/ PENTYLANDS LANE JUNCTION, HIGHWORTH

SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14-THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ST MICHEALS AVENUE/ PENTYLANDS LANE JUNCTION, HIGHWORTH EFFECTIVE DATE 23 MAY 2016 FOR UP TO 5 DAYS This Order is being introduced…

10:51am Monday 23 May 2016

New plan for North Swindon broadband masts

UKB Network CEO Nicholas James addresses North Swindon residents at a public meeting in May

AFTER several months of consultation, the company behind plans to rollout wireless broadband across the town have re-submitted plans to put up masts in North Swindon.

8:57am Friday 20 May 2016

Pet food pair linked to Swindon's Goan Festival supplier fined

William Uzzell and David Pegg. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

PET food traders facing a number of food hygiene breaches have been slapped with hefty fines after an undercover investigation found a filthy van making deliveries of pet food to a caterer who supplied a number of ethnic festivals with food,…

5:48pm Monday 23 May 2016

Courts chase Swindon six-year-old in parking ticket fiasco

Six-year-old Brandon Blades with his disabled badge. Picture: Thomas Kelsey

A SIX year old disabled boy from Swindon is receiving letters from the courts and the threat of bailiffs – for not paying a parking fine.

7:02am Friday 20 May 2016

Letters: May 24, 2016

Don't miss letters in the Swindon Advertiser each day

PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BE. Phone: 01793 501806.

9:12am Tuesday 24 May 2016

New sculpture labelled 'two-fingered salute'

An artist's impression of the proposed artwork at Symmetery Park

PLANS for a 30-metre-high sculpture on the outskirts of a new business park have been slammed as a “two-fingered salute”.

4:50pm Tuesday 24 May 2016
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