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East Swindon | May 24, 2017

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HGV Weight restriction moved to Kingfisher Drive, Covingham

July 17, 2015 |

For the last 18 months, there has been an trial traffic regulation order applied to Merlin way to tackle the problem of HGV’s cutting through Covingham to reach places like Dorcan Industrial Estate. The 7 tonne weight limit will now … Read More

Dale Heenan signs up to white collar boxing fight to raise £1000 for charity

February 20, 2015 |

Local Councillor Dale Heenan has signed up to a white collar boxing match through ZerotoHero challenge, and is scheduled to hold his first fight on Saturday 9th May at the Oasis, Swindon. The evening will also be aired on Sky.

Dale has selected … Read More

Council Tax to be cut for Nythe residents on Thursday!

January 24, 2015 |

Cllr Dale Heenan, “The first elections for the new parish of Nythe will be held in May, but the Council Tax for the year is agreed in February by Swindon Borough Council.

A Shadow Nythe Parish has been … Read More

Library service launches adult literacy drive with Cllr Dale Heenan and Author Andy Mcnab

January 8, 2015 |

Swindon Libraries and Information Service is joining up with bestselling authors and national charity The Reading Agency to encourage more adults in Swindon to read.

The 2015 Six Book Challenge launches this month (Jan) with the aim of encouraging less … Read More

Have your say on first ever Nythe Parish Budget consultation!

October 28, 2014 |

Following the successful three year campaign for Nythe to be recognised as its own distinct community, the new Parish of Nythe will be formed in May 2015. It will be a similar size to Chiseldon, bigger than Wanborough but smaller than Covingham.

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Hard work pays off at allotments

October 28, 2014 |

AFTER many years of hard work, the Nythe Allotments were officially opened on Saturday morning by dozens of residents.

The idea of allotments in the area was first suggested in 2007 and garden lovers are now invited to take a … Read More

Call for road to be built before homes

October 8, 2014 |

PEOPLE must tell the planning inspector they want a relief road running through the eastern villages development to be built before any housing, or they face devastating circumstances.

This was the message pressed upon the audience at a public meeting … Read More

Allotment plan reaches fruition

September 24, 2014 |

AFTER months of effort by locals, work on the Nythe Allotments began in earnest at the weekend.

Residents and councillors spent Saturday putting up the boundary fences around the allotments on land just off Greenbridge Road.

It has taken a … Read More