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East Swindon | November 24, 2017

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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

Major upgrade of roads set to start

August 28, 2014 |

WORK is set to start next month on a major multi-million pound project to upgrade one of the town’s main junctions.

The Bruce Street Bridges, in Rodbourne Cheney, are a regular source of congestion but the four-roundabout junction is set … Read More

Plans drawn up to cut flood risk

July 28, 2014 |

A STRATEGY has been developed by the council to help manage flood risk in Swindon and is set to be approved later this year.

It involves identifying the main areas at risk from flooding coming from surface water, streams and … Read More

Parish gets green light for council

July 3, 2014 |

THE final hurdle in the creation of a new Nythe Parish Council has been passed with the Boundary Commission giving approval to the plans.

A process that will see the election of seven councillors in May next year will now … Read More

Offenders put to work on new allotments

June 30, 2014 |

OFFENDERS who are carrying out community service are assisting green-fingered residents by tidying allotments in East Swindon as part of their punishment.

The Probation Service have agreed to set up a community payback scheme with the group who run the … Read More

Council boss decides to freshen things up

June 4, 2014 |

First published Wednesday 4 June 2014 in News Swindon Advertiser

FOLLOWING the election there are set to be a number of changes at the top of council, with key areas being run by new faces.

Although the Conservatives extended … Read More