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Robert's Weekly Column - 28th March 2018

Housing and transport issues are very much to the fore at present, so I was pleased to welcome Housing Minister, Dominic Raab to Swindon on Thursday. During the visit, Council Leader David Renard spoke about the various housing projects taking place across our town.

Robert's Weekly Column - Tuesday 20th March 2018

The future of Lydiard House and Country Park is important to all of us, which is why I was very pleased to see that agreement as to the way forward has been reached between Swindon Borough Council and the Lydiard Park Heritage Trust.

Robert's Weekly Column - 13th March 2018

On Sunday, I was honoured  be invited by our High Sheriff to read from Magna Carta at the annual Rule of Law Service held at Salisbury Cathedral.

Robert's Weekly Column - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Like many of us here in Swindon, I was delighted to wake on Monday morning and discover that The Silent Child film, starring six-year-old Maisie Sly from Swindon, had won an Oscar for Best Short Film.

Robert's Weekly Article - 2 March 2018

Swindon is home to thousands of businesses large and small, which means that I am kept busy visiting many of them and discussing the opportunities and challenges that face them. One such business is Nimble Thimbles, a locally owned and run sewing business.

Wrexham murderer to spend longer behind bars

A man who went on a violent spree which resulted in the death of an elderly man will spend more time in prison. Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP thought Jordan Davidson’s original sentence was too low and referred it to the Court of Appeal.