Pride of Swindon Team Award, 2018

In 2018 The Management Committee of the SSF was awarded the Pride of Swindon Team Award. The names of all winning individuals and establishments are commemorated on a plaque at Swindon Central Library. Above, the Mayor of Swindon, Maureen Penny, unveils the plaque in April 2018

Swindon Loneliness Summit

Campaign to End Loneliness, London 2018

The Forum was represented at this conference, which included main guest speaker Dr Vivik Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States.

Third Swindon Loneliness Summit Workshop, 2018

A number of sectors were represented at the third workshop, including health, police, transport and Swindon Council

SSF members and members of the Management Committee were invited by the residing Mayor of Swindon on a number of occasions.

Activities of the Management Committee

Activities in which members of the Management Committee are involved include training, representing the forum in local and national events as well as engage in profile-raising activities.

Eventful Open Meetings

The bi-annual Open Meeting is often eventful, with speakers from a number of organizations. There is always a raffle and the occasional singers, too. The AGM usually precedes the 2nd Open Meeting in the Autumn.

Open for the Public

In the run up to the 2015 general election the SOPF (now SSF) invited representatives from the main political parties to answer questions raised by the residents of Swindon. The event had been well publicized and was open to the public at large.