Archive for Month: March 2017

  • April’s Handy Mag Article

    Council Tax With reluctance, we have agreed to increase Council Tax by 5%, including 2% that will go towards adult social care costs. The Labour group voted against the budget but did not bring any alternative proposals forward. The budget must cover the care for the most vulnerable in our community. The number of children…

  • Covingham’s New Cycle Path Opens Next Week

    I am pleased to say that the new Covingham cycle path will be fully open next week as the landscaping is being finish off. The Covingham car park will be fully open and back to normal next week too.

  • Celebrating Nine Years of Swindon 105.5 FM Community Radio Station

    Today I was delighted to attend the nine year celebration of Swindon 105.5 FM Community radio station.  The new studio named Sir Daniel Gooch Studio was opened and the plaque was unveiled by the Mayor of Swindon Cllr Eric Shaw. The event was well attended by many people who have helped the radio station over…

  • Shaftesbury Lake Update

    Please see below an update on Shaftesbury Lake Dear all, I would like to update you on how the project is progressing. Having experienced a few delays with the tendering process we have now successfully appointed a contractor to deliver the de silting work to the Eldene balancing pond. You may have noticed that some…

  • Council Tax

    With reluctance, we have agreed to increase Council Tax by 5%, including 2% that will go towards adult social care costs.  The Labour group voted against the budget but did not bring any alternative proposals forward.  The budget must cover the care for the most vulnerable in our community.  The number of children taken into…