Yellow Lines Nylands, Nythe

Cllr Barbara Parry “I am pleased to say that yellow lines and school safety zone are now down in Nylands following residents requests.  Some people have chosen to park on the lines.  The camera car is highly likely to be attending the area and tickets will be issued to offenders”  

Robert’s Weekly Column – 2 August 2019

n an extremely busy week, which saw Boris Johnson appointed as Prime Minister as well as hosting his first Prime Minister Questions, I was delighted to be sworn in as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. I am now a member of the Cabinet and by law, responsible for the efficient functioning and independence of the courts. One … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – 23 July 2019

Last Friday, I was delighted, along with the Leader of the Council, David Renard, to have opened the new Wichelstowe footbridge, which runs between Waitrose and the new Hall and Woodhouse pub. The bridge is 35 metres and crosses the Wilts and Berks Canal. After many applications were submitted, Sebastien Boysen’s design was chosen. It’s a beautifully designed bridge, which … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – 19 July 2019

On Saturday, I took  part in Swindon Park Run  once again. It was, as usual, an excellent route through beautiful Lydiard Park, which helps me on my journey to preparing for Swindon Half Marathon this September.  The Park Run, which is one of a large number run most Saturday mornings across the country, is a 5km run supported by hundreds … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – 10th July 2019

Our high streets are a key part of our local communities and local economies. They create jobs, boot the economy and help small businesses thrive. I recognise that changing consumer behaviour and the rise of online shopping presents a significant challenge and that’s why we are taking action to help them evolve. This is why I was very pleased when … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – 26th June 2019

Tackling loneliness has always been a priority for me. Over the past two years, I have been working closely with Swindon Senior Forum on a Local Campaign to Tackle Loneliness in Swindon, bringing together all key local organisations from different sectors to share information about some of the excellent work that is already taking place and to discuss what we … Read More