Robert’s Weekly Column – 7th August 2019

The new Government has only been in office for a few weeks, and already we are tackling some of the key issues that concern local residents. As someone who, along with my family, regularly uses our local NHS facilities, I am acutely aware of how important these services are to our daily lives. I have always been committed to ensuring … Read More

Cllr Babrara Parry To Run The Half Marathon

Cllr Barbara Parry along with Cllr Courtliff and Robert Buckland QC MP Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice along with other team members, will be doing the Swindon Half Marathon   Please do sponsor them via the link below. https://www.justgiving.com/…/TheMayorsCharitiesSwindon2019-…

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