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MP in talks with Post Office to offer lifeline to Lloyds customers in Highworth

Justin Tomlinson and Banking Operations director at the Post Office Martin Kearsley

BUSINESSES in Highworth will likely be able to bank with the Post Office when the Lloyds branch closes in April.

4:57pm Thursday 1 December 2016

Campaigners stage sit-in at Highworth Library over cuts

BREAKING: Campaigners staging sit-in at Highworth Library over cuts

A DOZEN campaigners are staging a sit in at Highworth Library. 

4:10pm Saturday 3 December 2016

Festive fundraiser backs MS sufferers' group

Volunteers Vivien O'Connell and Linda Mann at the Swindon Therapy Centre Christmas Fair. Picture by Clare Green

CHRISTMAS decorations, twinkling tinsel and hand-made garlands were just a selection of creative crafts available at a festive charity fair at the weekend.

1:55pm Tuesday 29 November 2016

VIDEO: Long wait for new stadium is over at last

and Lloyds Bank director Thomas Lloyd-Jones, Clarke Osborne of Gaming International, North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson and Coun Toby Elliott at Swindon Stadium. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

THE start of work on the new £5m Swindon Stadium at Blunsdon is being marked today with a photocall.

9:30am Friday 11 November 2016

MPs condemn High Court’s Brexit ruling

Robert Buckland MP. Picture: Clare Green

SWINDON’S MPs have damned the recent High Court ruling that demands the Government seek permission from Parliament before proceeding with Brexit.

10:17am Saturday 5 November 2016

MPs unite to tackle Ofsted’s concerns

Swindon MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson agree more needs to be done to improve education in the town. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

SWINDON’S schools will receive extra support after the town’s MPs met with the south west regional schools commissioner yesterday to address some of Ofsted’s scathing criticisms.

3:19pm Monday 21 November 2016

Brighter Futures: Demolition firm hands 50k cheque to appeal

Steve Nowell, MP Justin Tomlinson, Martin Wilson, Clare Wilson, Kevin McNamara and MP Robert Buckland. Picture by Thomas Kelsey

A SWINDON-based firm last week handed Brighter Futures a whopping donation of £50,000.

12:15pm Wednesday 16 November 2016

COLUMN: Swindon MP Robert Buckland responds to Ofsted's damning letter

South Swindon MP Robert Buckland

As your local MP and a local parent, one of my main priories is to ensure that Swindon’s children and young people receive high-quality education services and support, from pre-school through to college and beyond, writes ROBERT BUCKLAND.

11:16am Tuesday 15 November 2016

Traffic problems in Redhouse still critical

Traffic problems persist in Redhouse Way

A SERIOUS accident is inevitable unless steps are taken to address the traffic problems in Redhouse Way, councillors claim.

4:38pm Monday 21 November 2016

Highworth's Lloyds branch set to close next April

Lloyds Bank is closing its Highworth branch. Mayor Alan Bishop. Picture by Dave Cox

RESIDENTS in Highworth have spoken of their anger at the prospect of losing the town’s only bank.

3:57pm Thursday 17 November 2016
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