As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Robert Buckland MP is inviting everyone in the South Swindon constituency to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.
This coming Sunday, 11th November 2018, marks the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the signing of Armistice. The day will recognise the significance of the end of the First World War, and the sacrifice made by so many men and women during this period.
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, so ensuring that the mental health of employees is on the agenda at workplaces in Swindon and encouraging a positive climate to discuss mental health at work amongst local employers is vital.
This week I’ve been at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, which is always a great opportunity to meet with charities and other organisations, from the National Autistic Society to the Royal Mail.
There have been positive developments in Old Town, as Swindon Borough Council confirmed that five CCTV cameras covering Wood Street, Devizes Road and Newport Street have been installed and are now up and running.
On Sunday, I went to the Battle of Britain Sunday Service at Christ Church in Old Town. The service brought Swindon RAFA Members together for the annual commemoration of the events of 1940, in this the Centenary year of the Royal Air Force.