Swindon action on County Lines

Cllr Mary Martin, cabinet member for children and school attainment said,  “We are working with the Police and other agencies to combat the threat that drug dealing, knife crime and particularly the networks of county lines that bring drugs to regional towns by targeting vulnerable young people. I met with Home Secretary Sajid Javid along with North and South Swindon … Read More

Justin’s Weekly Swindon Adver Article – 8th February 2019

It is clear that ongoing problems with the phone system at the new Medical Hub at Moredon are intolerable. The new hub covers Taw Hill, Abbey Meads, Eldene, Moredon & Phoenix surgeries. I have been working on this issue on a daily basis, throughout the past few weeks and months, with several meetings, emails and phone calls, to raise residents’ concerns and scrutinise what steps … Read More

flagship playground refurbishment in Middleleaze

Middleleaze (Salt Way) playground gets a full refurbishment Cllr Nick Martin said “this is a very popular playground, we are replacing some of the older equipment and adding plenty of new, fun, items.”  Cllr Mary Martin added “when we surveyed people, there was a lot of interest in installing an outdoor gym and we have been able to provide a … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Article – 7th February 2019

As Swindon woke to a blanket of snow on Friday morning and heavy snowfall continued throughout the day, many of our roads were badly affected. It was great to see the local community come together to help healthcare workers get to work at Great Western Hospital, as well as out to visit elderly and vulnerable people in their homes. I … Read More

North Swindon MP Welcomes New Funding Boost For Primary Care Services

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed the news that the new NHS Long Term Plan is being used to improve access to & funding for primary care services, including GPs. The NHS Long Term Plan sets out plans to modernise the health service and explains how the extra £20.5 billion a year for the NHS which was announced last year to … Read More

Councillors Parry Work to Draw A Line Under County Lines

Councillors Barbara & Kevin Parry have been working hard with the Police and SBC to tackle County Lines.  A strong network including other partners is being created and this work is fully supported by Robert Buckland MP QC and he is doing all that he can to help both locally and nationally. Cllr Barbara Parry, “We already have some excellent … Read More