09/12/13 – Christmas Cards

Your St Andrews Ward Councillors are currently delivering Christmas cards to as many households as we can. It’s a busy time of year for everyone, so please forgive us if you don’t receive one – we’re delivering them all by hand! You may be interested to know that the picture on the front is an … Continue reading

01/12/13 – Tadpole Farm Development Latest

The following statement has just been released by Cllr David Renard, Leader of Swindon Borough Council: Concerning the development of the school at Tadpole Farm. I can confirm that the information given by the Oakhurst Residents Association, and posted on their website is both incorrect and misleading. We do not intend that construction traffic to … Continue reading

26/11/13 -North Locality Meeting Tomorrow

The latest North Locality Meeting takes place tomorrow (27 November 2013) at Oakhurst Primary School at 7pm. All three of your St Andrews ward councillors – Cllr Vera Tomlinson, Cllr Peter Heaton-Jones and Cllr Mary Friend – will be attending.  We’ll be delighted to answer any questions you may have. Among items on the agenda … Continue reading

15/10/13 – St Andrews Ridge Village Centre Meeting

A meeting is to be held for business owners and residents of St Andrews Ridge Village Centre to agree an action plan for the future management of the area. The following letter is being sent to interested parties: Dear Proprietor, As you may be aware, the land that your shop is situated on does not … Continue reading

11/09/13 – North Locality Meeting Tomorrow

The next North Locality meeting takes place TOMORROW NIGHT, Thursday Sept 12th, 7pm at Bridlewood School. Please join your local Borough councillors & officers, Parish councils, Wiltshire Police, Wiltshire Fire, Thamesdown Transport & residents to discuss the following:- * Bus timetable changes & future plans * School places planning for 2014 & beyond * Updates from … Continue reading

09/09/13 – Welcome Back!

The St Andrews Conservatives website is now back up & running following the summer break. Your ward councillors have continued working hard for local residents, attending meetings and dealing with casework ‘behind the scenes’.  We will now resume updating this website again. If there’s anything we can help with, please do get in touch.

22/07/13 – Tadpole Farm Consultation Meeting TODAY

The public exhibition on the first phase of the Tadpole Farm development takes place today, Monday 22 July, at North Swindon Library from 3pm to 8pm. Here is the leaflet from Crest Nicholson advertising the event: Tadpole Farm Meeting

17/07/13 – More Houses For Abbey Stadium Development?

The Abbey Stadium redevelopment could have more houses than originally planned.  The new proposals were revealed at a public exhibition yesterday, attended by all three St Andrews ward councillors. The developers are applying for an amendment to the original planning permission which would allow them to build houses on land previously earmarked for commercial use.  They said economic … Continue reading

16/07/13 – Tadpole Farm Consultation Meeting Next Monday

The developers of Tadpole Farm have organised a further public consultation meeting next Monday. Crest Nicholson will be displaying their detailed plans for the first stage of the development – known as Phase 1a. The event is at North Swindon Library on Monday 22 July from 3pm to 8pm. Full details are in Crest’s leaflet, … Continue reading

15/07/13 – Councillors Hold Talks on Abbey Farm Development

St Andrews Ward councillors Vera Tomlinson, Mary Friend and Peter Heaton-Jones this afternoon met the planning consultants behind the proposed Abbey Farm development. As previously reported,  the new development of 350 houses would occupy the land north of Tadpole Lane and Lady Lane immediately opposite St Andrews Ridge, Blunsdon Mobile Home Park and Lyall Close/Wyld Court.  It … Continue reading