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East Swindon | November 22, 2017

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Labour withdraw their support for a debate on “opposing on principle the development of green open space in Swindon”

April 2, 2012 |

The Swindon Labour party appear to be running their local election campaign by trying to scare local residents into voting for them with non-existent threats that green open space in areas like Covingham and Dorcan are “at risk” of being … Read More

Stop playing games with Swindon’s heritage

March 28, 2012 |

Cllr Dale Heenan, “The Locarno has been in the press quite a bit in recent weeks because of an attempt to demolish the building. The Grade II-listed Locarno and former town hall buildings have been derelict for years and there have been … Read More

Update on Redlands Airfield

March 22, 2012 |

Cll Dale Heenan, Last week there was a ‘locality’ public meeting held at Meadowcroft Community Centre and Redlands was on the agenda. Several residents spoke out about the continued nuisance from the aircraft circling over Covingham and Liden.

A concern was raised … Read More

Council should use Localism bill to allow Gorsehill residents the “right to buy” buy fields

February 11, 2012 |

On Thursday, I attended a public meeting at St Barnabas Church in Gorsehill about the plan to sell  Pickards Small Field and Kembrey Grass Field  to Habokus to build 241 houses. 106 would be affordable family homes, and the rest of … Read More

Overturning Councillors decision to refuse planning could be a “travesty” for Coate

September 7, 2011 |

In June, the Planning Committee refused planning permission for 890 houses and a business park near Coate Water Country Park –  “the Coate/Commonhead application”. Last month the developers decided to ask the Bristol based Planning Inspector to look at … Read More

Talks to start over future of Locarno

June 4, 2011 |

Swindon Advertiser – Thursday 2nd June

THE first tentative steps have been taken towards a solution for the Locarno.

The developer of the iconic but crumbling Old Town building has suspended his legal action against the council, after the two parties agreed … Read More