Covingham & Dorcan

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Here you will find information about Labour in Covingham & Dorcan, including news updates, ward information and details of your local Labour Councillors, candidates and elected officials.

Your local Labour Councillors, candidates and elected officials

News from your local area


Green Waste Collection Charge

At the time of reading this column, residents will have just experienced the recent green waste collection changes by Swindon Council whereby households have to pay £40 to have their green waste collected. I disagreed with this policy and supported an amendment to the Council’s budget which found alternative back-office savings to the Council’s budget […]


Cllr Julian Price – Chair of East Swindon Locality

I am proud to have been elected by other local councilors as Chair of the East Swindon Locality, which includes the communities of Covingham, Nythe, Coleview, Liden, Eldene, Parks and Walcott. As part of the work done by this locality we allocate grants to community groups to help improve our communities. I am pleased to […]


Coleview Community Centre

The long-term future of Coleview Community Centre has been secured after the committee of volunteers and trustees that run it agreed to a new lease. As well as a members’ bar and a family room, the community centre runs many different group events for people of all ages. The Coleview Committee and Trustees have done […]


Conservative Councillors asked to apologise over demeaning Penhill comments

Councillors Dale Heenan and Richard Hurley have been asked to apologise to the people of Penhill over comments made in a Covingham & Dorcan Conservative leaflet about the area. In the Conservative leaflet it states: “In his first 18 months, the Labour Councillor for Covingham & Dorcan: Wants to build hundreds of Council houses every […]

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