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East Swindon | November 23, 2017

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Town Centre Christmas Market – InSwindon urged to reconsider their cancellation

November 25, 2012 |

Two weeks ago, the news broke that InSwindon, the town centre management firm for businesses, had cancelled the Town Centre Christmas market. The Christmas Light Switch on has been postponed to the 5th December due to the poor weather.

Dale … Read More

Stratton leisure centre set for £1m makeover

November 25, 2012 |

This article appeared in the local newspaper on Saturday, and will be of interest to residents.

Richard Hurley, “Stratton Parish Council has decided to take out a 10 year £1 million loan to improve their leisure centre, yet banned members … Read More

Borough Council starts formal consultation on splitting up Stratton Parish Council

November 21, 2012 |

Swindon Borough Council has started to formally consult local residents on splitting up Stratton Parish Council because more evidence is needed on where the boundary line should be between the new Parish Councils.

Swindon Borough Council will now have until … Read More

Stratton Parish dirty tricks campaign exposed against local Councillors

November 21, 2012 |

A recent report in the media highlighted how Stratton Parish Council had lodged a complaint to Swindon Borough Councils Standard Committee about Dale Heenan and Richard Hurley. This baseless complaint was then “leaked” the day before the Swindon Council’s Cabinet … Read More

Scaled-down homes plans for land near Hook Street ‘still too much’

November 21, 2012 |

A DEVELOPER seeking to build an estate near Lydiard Park has submitted further scaled-down plans to Swindon Council – but some councillors say it is still an unacceptable proposal.

Last year, plans for 175 homes on land north of … Read More

Residents survey results on a new Lower Coleview and Nythe Parish

November 21, 2012 |

On September 10th, I finished writing up the results of the local survey which Councillor Richard Hurley and I carried out to local residents in Lower Coleview and Nythe. This is a copy of the letter sent to Swindon Borough … Read More

Details revealed in £65m Oasis plans

November 10, 2012 |

MORE details have been revealed on the £65m Oasis Leisure Centre revamp ahead of public exhibitions today and tomorrow.

Moirai Capital Investments, which took over the centre in June, signed a deal with Swindon Council earlier this year to refurbish … Read More

Planned 7,500 capacity Oasis venue could be second biggest outside London

November 7, 2012 |

THE second largest purpose-built entertainment arena in southern England could be built in Swindon as part of the redeveloped Oasis Leisure Centre, the Adver can reveal.

Moirai Capital Investments, the developer leading the £65m overhaul, originally planned to build a … Read More

East Swindon to have most new homes in local plan

October 18, 2012 |

EAST Swindon is earmarked in the local plan for more development than any other sector of Swindon, with space allocated for nearly 10,000 new homes and 40 hectares of employment land.

The local plan 2026 will be the new overarching … Read More