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Serving up Easter treats for Brighter Futures

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Rotary volunteers by the cafe

Town Garden café raising funds for Brighter Futures The Rotary Club of Swindon Old Town briefly took over the iconic cafe in the Town Gardens on Easter Bank Holiday weekend, where they hosted a fundraiser for Brighter Futures, the president, Ray Norman’s chosen charity. Run by volunteers Ray, together with his wife Anne who is […]

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Have you been scammed? Who are the scammers?

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Scammers are dangerous

Who are the scammers and how do they operate? Our speaker on Wednesday 24 March was Ash Jones MBE the Regional Fraud Protect Advisor for South West Regional Organised Crime Unit for Avon and Somerset Police. Ash set out to tell us about the scams that are all around us. And he shared a number […]

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The Town Gardens Cafe is open for Easter

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Old Town Gardens

The Town Gardens café has long been a favourite with the Old Town Gardens users. Its been a great place for people to meet up and has managed to deliver a takeaway coffee and tea service in a beautiful outdoor setting enabling social distance through most of the pandemic. Beloved by dog walkers, Band Stand […]

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Modern Slavery, a scourge on our nation

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modern slavery hell

Modern Slavery seems so unlikely and yet…Our guest speaker on Wednesday 10 March was Simon John, Co-Founder member of the Rotary Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS). His talk was both fascinating and alarming. Rotary is joining forces to help eradicate Modern Slavery but it is all around us even here in the UK and we […]