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East Swindon | September 16, 2017

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20th May – St Paul’s Bungalow Demolition Notice

June 27, 2010 |

Local residents will have seen that progress has been made on the St Paul's bungalow with a demolition notice being put up. As Councillors we have said on numerous occasions that the building is an eyesore and … Read More

23/06/10 – Bus 23 NOT being cut!

June 23, 2010 |

The local press have reported that Bus Service 23 is being stopped and cut completely. However this is factually incorrect and the service is not being stopped.

The service will be changing for the Okus area, but the … Read More

Labour Candidate

January 25, 2010 |

The Labour Party have selected their candidate to replace Mr Wills at the next general election. Victor Agrawal has lived in Stanwell, London all his life and currently works at Heathrow Airport. He has pledged that if elected he … Read More

The Drive in Nythe

January 25, 2010 |

I reported in our November article that there were plans to patch the Drive to improve it’s appearance and that this was delayed. When the improvement plans for the road were mentioned, it became apparent that improvement was patching. The … Read More

Snow and Gritting

January 25, 2010 |

The Council stockpiled over 4000 tonnes of grit going into the winter, and Swindon was one of the best prepared for the cold snap when it arrived. Altogether about 50% of Swindon’s grit was used up, this is quite remarkable … Read More

09/10/09 – 29th October – Messenger Pub, Covingham Square

October 9, 2009 |

October Informal Public Meeting

3:00pm-7:00pm, Thursday 29th October – Messenger Pub, Covingham Square

Swindon Borough Council Library Services, Highways, Planning, Youth Services, Education and more…

Wiltshire Police Thamesdown Transport Highways Agency Thames WaterEnvironment … Read More

18/09/09 – Covingham to Coleview Cycle Path

September 18, 2009 |


Cllr Glenn Smith

I have had a call from a resident who was interested to know why the foot bridge over the River Cole was to be removed. This is going to happen as part of the new … Read More

16-09-09: Citizens Advice Bureau Over 55 Scheme

September 16, 2009 |

 Cllr Glenn Smith

The Swindon & District Citizens Advice Bureau have written to be regarding a fantastic service they are introducing called Over 55s.

As it’s name suggests it if for people over 55 years with a huge … Read More

27-08-09 Town Centre car park charges cut

August 27, 2009 |

As the Lead member for Culture, Regeneration & Economic Development, Phil has been helping to oversee the Council’s response to the recession.  As part of his role, Phil has been working up a plan that has been agreed by Cabinet … Read More