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Vision revealed for town’s future housing

October 15, 2012 |

SWINDON Council has set out its final vision for the development of the borough until 2026 – including where to put 22,000 extra homes.

The local plan 2026 will be the new overarching planning document, which will guide the decisions … Read More

Call for relief road for 6,000 houses

September 22, 2012 |

A MULTI-million pound relief road is proposed to be built as part of the massive Eastern Villages development to reduce possible future congestion through Covingham and along Oxford Road.

Swindon Council’s final version of the Core Strategy, which sets out … Read More

Council to discuss plans for multi-million pound relief road

September 19, 2012 |

SWINDON Council will tomorrow discuss plans to build a multi-million pound relief road for the massive Eastern Villages development to reduce possible future congestion in Covingham and along Oxford Road.

Couns Dale Heenan and Richard Hurley (both Con, Covingham … Read More

Developers cash cut gains approval

September 12, 2012 |

SWINDON Council’s planning committee has endorsed a cut in the money a developer has to pay to build homes on a site in West Swindon.

Labour group leader Coun Jim Grant raised concerns in the Adver on Wednesday over a … Read More

New 60-acre wood will mark the jubilee

September 10, 2012 |

PLANS to create a 60-acre broadleaf woodland to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee are being put before the public over the coming weeks.

Coun Dale Heenan The woodland, which will see more than 30,000 trees planted behind Nova Hreod College, … Read More

Residents urged to take part in parish boundaries consultation

August 21, 2012 |

RESIDENTS only have a few weeks left to take part in a consultation for a wide-ranging review that could see parish boundaries redrawn and councils created, abolished or merged.

The community governance review, which is required by law every 10 … Read More

Fewer homes set for the east

August 21, 2012 |

THE number of homes proposed to be built east of Swindon has been slashed by up to 1,500 by Swindon Council, following concerns from residents about flooding and infrastructure.

The council’s final version of the Core Strategy, which sets out … Read More

Homes sought as a solution to noise

August 13, 2012 |

NOISY planes from Redlands Airfield could become a thing of the past over Wanborough as the council seeks to earmark the site for a housing development. But the solution still depends on the support of the owner.

The airfield, … Read More

Residents wanted for traffic survey lorry watch

July 31, 2012 |

RESIDENTS are being asked to carry out a lorry watch in Covingham to take advantage of new powers allowing for the introduction of speed and weight restrictions.

The Government has given local authorities powers to decide the classification of … Read More