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Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 22nd March 2017

Like many people here in Swindon, I was delighted to learn last week that the Brighter Futures Radiotherapy Appeal has now moved past the halfway mark and raised over £1.5m towards the £2.9m target needed to secure a Radiotherapy Unit for our town.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 15 March 2017

The first clear signs of Spring are now emerging in our gardens and hedgerows, and for the last time, we had a Spring Budget last week before its move to November.  The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond delivered his first Budget and there was encouraging news as he announced that our strong economy ha

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 8 March 2017

Swindon has a proud history of welcoming people from different parts of Britain and the world, and over the years a significant number of people from my homeland of Wales have made our town their home, me included!  Last Wednesday, people in Wales and Welsh communities near and far celebrated the

Robert Buckland MP Welcomes Lydiard News

Robert Buckland MP has welcomed the news that community group, Lydiard Park Trust, has been named as the preferred bidder to take over the running of Lydiard Park and House when the council's cabinet meets next week.

Robert Buckland MP Becomes First Patron Of Big Hat Cabaret

Robert Buckland MP is delighted to announce that he been appointed as the first patron of the Big Hat Cabaret.

The Big Hat Cabaret is part of the Big Hat Arts and Disability Network which seeks to increase access to performing arts, particularly for those with disabilities.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 22nd February 2017

One of the greatest challenges facing all of us in Swindon is the need to change the way in which our town is perceived in the media and elsewhere.  Far too often, we are referred to in less than complimentary terms, usually by people who have never been here.  This has to change, which in is why