Snow

Service almost as usual. Photo © komadori 2010.Credit where it’s due, although Swindon may not have had the 6 to 12 inches of snow that some were forecasting, the council workers have done an excellent job of keeping the main streets relatively clear of snow. Many pavements in central Swindon had also received a good dose of salt — unlike last year — and most urban bus services were running.

Those responsible for running Swindon’s schools have a lot to learn from the town’s businesses and other public services.