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Tesco stores in Swindon and Cirencester included in trials that makes all plastic packaging...

There is now a way for some of Britain’s shoppers to stop the hardest to recycle, soft plastics from going to waste. This week, Tesco will start collecting previously unrecyclable plastics to be recycled...
Time to Change hub

Swindon awarded funding to tackle mental health stigma

Swindon has been selected to tackle the stigma of mental health locally after applying to become a Time to Change Hub. Time to Change Hubs are networks of local organisations and individuals committed to ending...
Map of Honda March Swindon

Motorists warned of road closures ahead of Honda march

Parts of Swindon town centre will be closed to traffic to allow for Saturday’s (30 March) planned march and rally organised by Unite the union. Thousands of people are expected to converge on the town...
Fly tipping

Beware – The council are cracking down on fly tipping

Fly tippers beware – Swindon Borough Council will this year be stepping up enforcement activity to catch people illegally dumping waste. The renewed focus on tackling fly tipping is part of the Council’s promise to...

Number of people with diabetes in Swindon reaches 14,000

New analysis released by Diabetes UK shows that the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Swindon has increased from 13,553 to 14,143 since last year. Swindon had the highest prevalence of diabetes in the south west, where 7.59...
Wiltshire Police Rural Crime Team

Wiltshire Police stop taking reports of lost and found property

Since 1st March 2019, Wiltshire Police no longer deal with the vast majority of lost and found property. The decision is in line with a national move approved by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC)...
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