Two petitions will be presented to and debated by councillors at Swindon Borough Council's full meeting this week.

One petition, which attracted more than 400 signatures will ask the council to instruct officers in the highways department to add St Mary's Roundabout at the junction of Akers Way, Beech Avenue, Vicarage Lane and Cheney Manor Road to its list for urgent repairs. Petitioner Will Stone said the surface of the road at the roundabout itself was causing damage to vehicles and the vibration of heavy vehicles on the rutted asphalt was damaging nearby buildings.

The other petition has been signed by more than 4,000 people in an effort to persuade councillors to re-open and maintain Apsley House in Bath Road as the home for Swindon Museum & Art Gallery.

Members of the Conservative cabinet agreed last week a report which says the building will remain shut and work done to provide a temporary exhibition space in the Civic Offices in Euclid Street.

The meeting starts at 7pm on Thursday