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.

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Julian Price writes to The Advertiser about Councillor attendance

Last week, the Swindon Advertiser rightly published an article on the lack of attendance at council meetings of Councillor Dave Wood, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group and Eastcott Ward Councillor. According to the Swindon Council’s website Councillor Wood has been expected to attend 3 meetings since the start of the 2013/14 Municipal […]

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Covingham Councillor pleased as long-term derelict property up for sale

Covingham & Dorcan Councillor, Julian Price, has been contacted by a representative of the owner of the property in Covingham that has been derelict for up to 20 years and has been told the property will be put up for auction. Councillor Price was told that the original Adver article on this issue was the […]

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Petition starts to keep number 21 bus

Covingham & Dorcan Councillor, Julian Price and Penhill Councillor, Joe Tray, have initiated a petition to permanently continue the number 21 bus service. This follows the Conservative Cabinet Member for Strategic Transport, Keith Williams, announcing that the number 21 service is set to discontinue at the end of August. The Labour Councillors have said they […]

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Tories and allies vote down Labour’s plan to protect services

As usual two members of the Lib Dem Group voted with the Conservatives to vote down a Labour amendment to reduce the effect of cuts at the full Council meeting on Thursday. This means that the number 21 bus service that goes through Penhill, Coleview & Covingham and the number 22 and 25 bus services […]

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