TOWN CENTRE: Swindon Borough Council intend to introduce a toucan crossing on Queens Drive, north of the subway accessed from Donnington Grove and Kirby Close.

The proposed crossing aims to promote pedestrian and cyclist movement in the area by offering an improved route by removing the subway which is currently not wide enough to safely accommodate both pedestrians and cyclists.

Zig-zag markings will be installed at either side of the crossing which will prohibit stopping on the approach/exit of the crossing.

A plan showing the location of the crossing may be inspected online at

Representations to the proposed crossing should be made by completing the consultation form which can be found at under ‘Stage 7 - Road Humps and Pedestrian Crossings by no later than January 14 2022.

Any representation received will form part of a public record which may be made publicly available.

TOWN CENTRE: An application has been made to the licensing authority for Swindon for the grant of a premises licence by Sinthuja Poopalasingam in respect of 127 Cricklade Road.

The application seeks the sale by retail of alcohol (off-premises sales only) between 6am and midnight every day.

Responsible authorities (e.g. police and fire brigade), and /or other persons (e.g. people/ businesses living or working within the vicinity), can make representations at any time until January 7 2022.

All representations must be made in writing (including e-mail or fax) to the Licensing Manager, Swindon Borough Council, Wat Tyler House, Beckhampton Street, Swindon, SN1 2JH, or email

The full application can be viewed online by request please email

It is an offence to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection with an application, for which a person is liable on summary conviction to a maximum fine of £5,000.

PURTON: Purton Red House Limited on Church Street is applying to add plays, films, and dance performances to its existing licence as well as permission for an indoor sporting event on Tuesdays and Sundays between 7pm and 11pm.

The club would like to host live music indoors between 5pm and midnight every day as well as between 12pm and 1am on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, bank holidays and up to six other occasions.

The venue owners want to extend the hours in which recorded music can be played from 11am to midnight Sunday to Friday, 11pm to 1am on Saturdays, and the non-standard timings of 12pm to 1am on the same holidays as the live music.

Supplying alcohol for consumption on and off the premises would be extended from 11am to 12pm Sunday to Wednesday, 11am to midnight on Thursdays and Fridays, and 11am to 1am on Saturdays as well as on seasonal holidays.

In addition, the club would like to have late night refreshments served indoors and outdoors between 11pm and midnight on Thursdays and Fridays, 11pm to 1am on Saturdays and special occasions.

LYDIARD: A new premises licence could allow outdoor performances of film, dance, live music, and recorded music as well as the on-premises supply of alcohol once annually on a consecutive Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Lydiard Park for up to 4,999 people on each day.

The licensable activities would be allowed between 12pm to 11pm on each day.

Representations to this application and the Purton application can be made to Swindon Borough Council's licensing manager until January 12.

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