Robert’s Weekly Swindon Adver Column – 16th November 2017

As Swindon fell silent at the weekend to remember both the fallen and those members of the armed forces still in active service, I was honoured to take part in three services. On Armistice Day, I joined members of the local community, members of our Armed Forces, the Mayor of Swindon, Maureen Penny and the deputy lieutenant, Bill Fishlock, for … Read More

Councillor Renard’s Advertiser column, 16th November 2017

Dynamic, ambitious and modern. Three words that perfectly sum up our town. Economic figures show we already punch way above our weight when compared to other towns and cities, but “Swindon the place” is also evolving. Nowhere was this more evident than in the Council Chamber on Tuesday evening where two developments that will transform Swindon over the coming years … Read More

Justin Backs New Government Funded Scheme To Protect Vulnerable People From Nuisance & Scam Calls

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson is highlighting a scheme to protect dementia sufferers from nuisance and scam phone calls. The National Trading Standards Scam Team has secured Government funding to provide free ‘trueCall’ call blockers to protect dementia sufferers from nuisance calls and calls which pose a serious risk of being scammed. The trueCall box allows the phone to ring … Read More

Justin Visits New Offices Of Pets At Home Vet Group

Local MP Justin Tomlinson has visited the new offices of the Pets at Home Vet Group at the old Railway Quarter, to meet with CEO Sally Hopson as well as directors and members of staff. The company provides business support and services to more than 440 first opinion veterinary practices across the UK, as well as four specialist referral centres … Read More

Local MP Meets New Headteacher Of Warneford School

Justin Tomlinson MP has paid a visit to see the new Headteacher at Warneford School in Highworth. Andrew Steele has joined the school as it heads towards its 60th birthday. Andrew has had a very distinguished career; having studied engineering, he then worked for the Ministry of Defence, before turning his skills to teaching. Andrew and Justin discussed the general ethos … Read More

Kevin Parry’s Liden Green Community Action Day A Success

Barbara and I would like to say a massive thank you to all residents who came out and helped us. We battled the rain to ‘raise the canopy’ on all the trees on the Green, around the cycle path. This work restored the way the Green used to look. It now not only looks much nicer but also feels safer … Read More