Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, so ensuring that the mental health of employees is on the agenda at workplaces in Swindon and encouraging a positive climate to discuss mental health at work amongst local employers is vital.
This week I’ve been at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, which is always a great opportunity to meet with charities and other organisations, from the National Autistic Society to the Royal Mail.
There have been positive developments in Old Town, as Swindon Borough Council confirmed that five CCTV cameras covering Wood Street, Devizes Road and Newport Street have been installed and are now up and running.
On Sunday, I went to the Battle of Britain Sunday Service at Christ Church in Old Town. The service brought Swindon RAFA Members together for the annual commemoration of the events of 1940, in this the Centenary year of the Royal Air Force.
A man who was found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to a young baby has had his sentence increased after the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP, referred the case to the Court of Appeal as too low.
As you may already know from reading my previous Adver columns and articles about events I have hosted and also attended, over the past 19 months, I have been working closely with Swindon Seniors Forum in a campaign to tackle loneliness in the town.
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