Saturday, November 18, 2017

Councillors welcome Redpost Drive bus gate decision

Old Town and East Wichel Councillors, Nadine Watts and Cllr Jane Milner-Barry, have welcomed the report on the Wichelstowe Joint Venture being considered by...

Big New College Politics Event draws leading politicians to speak

Local representatives from major political parties will be delivering speeches at New College all week. This will give students the opportunity to put their questions...

Planning Committee approves Taylor Wimpey development plans on Ambrose Field

Controversial plans to build housing on a greenfield site at Ambrose Field just outside of Old Town have been given the go-ahead. The decision in...

Planning meeting for Ambrose Field to take place next week

Cllr Nadine Watts and Cllr Jane Milner-Barry have now had confirmation that the proposed development of 62 houses on Ambrose field off Croft Road...

Talking Politics: Swindon Labour Group deputy leader Cllr Steve Allsopp

Recently the responsiveness of police to local crimes has come under a great deal of scrutiny. Some residents have said the police have asked victims...

Protest at the Conservative Party Conference

Swindon People’s Assembly invite residents to join them at a national demonstration on Sunday 1 October. This is part of five days of demonstrations, cultural events,...

MP backs residents in stinging attack on developer Taylor Wimpey

Battle lines are forming against controversial plans for a housing development in Ambrose Fields. And now South Swindon MP Robert Buckland has entered the fray,...

Council plans to develop 20-acre town centre site hits the buffers

Plans to breathe new life into the town centre have been dealt a body blow with the news that Swindon Borough Council have terminated...

Justin Tomlinson MP calls for more protections for victims in court

  North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has asked Ministers to extend protections for victims who have to give evidence in court. Speaking during Justice Questions on...

Public event to focus on community action

A public event will be held by Swindon People’s Assembly on Thursday - featuring a range of speakers. The meeting, at Gorsehill Community Centre from...

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