MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Local MP Opens New Extension At Aqualush

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has officially opened an extension at local business success story, Aqualush, which will expand the existing shop floor and create a new reptile section.Aqualush, based in BSS House at Cheney Manor Industrial Estate, specialise in aquatic and marine wildlife and stock a range from smaller cold water to highly prized tropical fish. Aqualush additionally sell; a range of tanks, living coral, filters, feed and just about anything the fish owner would need to get st...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: Consumers Have A Right To Be Fully Informed Before Making Any Choice

Yesterday the Government announced that it will reduce the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) from £100 to £2.It follows a consultation and compelling arguments from both sides. On one side, there have been representations made on behalf of charities and former gambling addicts who say that these machines make it too easy for people to keep betting more money without enough time to think properly about what they are doing. There have been powerful stories about people’s ...

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North Swindon MP Meets With Local Resident & Chairman of Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed Adrian Hale, the Chairman of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK, to a meeting at his Community Office. Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is a neurological condition caused by blood vessels which wear away the myelin (protective casing) around the Trigeminal nerve in the brain, with the subsequent raw nerve sending stinging signals into areas of the face, causing excruciating pain for the person with the condition. Attacks from TN can come without any ...

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Justin Highlights Another Record Breaking Set Of Employment Statistics

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed news that employment is at a record high.Currently the employment rate stands at 75.6% – the highest since comparable records began in 1971. This latest record marks the 17th time the employment record has been broken since 2010.The number of people in full time employment is also at a record high, and a staggering 97% of the increase in employment in the last year has come from permanent work.Elsewhere, the number of people in employment has incr...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes News That Every Cloud Tea Room Is Going From Strength To Strength

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has revisited Every Cloud Arts & Crafts at Stanton Park.The social enterprise has gone from strength to strength since it was first created in August 2013 at the old Farmhouse in Stanton Country Park. Justin has supported the initiative since its inception, having held meetings and helped the volunteers to work with the Borough Council to take on the property. Every Cloud runs a number of different workshops including painting, wood carving, stained glass, j...

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North Swindon MP Hosts Another Successful Event With The Swindon Carers Centre At His Community Office

Swindon Carers Centre has hosted another successful event at Justin Tomlinson MP’s community office, as people were invited along to enjoy afternoon tea to celebrate the role of unpaid carers in Swindon.A number of people came through the door to discuss the work of Swindon Carers in more detail, and of course to enjoy a cuppa and a cake.If you know a local charity of voluntary organisation that would be interested in using Justin’s community space free of charge, then please do get in touch...

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North Swindon MP Joins Swindon Croquet Club For Annual Open Day

The sun was out for Swindon Croquet Club’s annual open day, and sports fan & Chair of the APPG for Sport, Justin Tomlinson, was delighted to attend.Justin chatted to members of the club, which is located in Cheney Manor, and played several games including against South Swindon MP Robert Buckland. Members of the club had also put on refreshments and cakes for all of those who came along to try out the game.During his time as the Member of Parliament, Justin has visited the club several time...

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Justin Encourages Local Young People To Get Involved In The Rotary Club Youth Leadership Scheme

Justin Tomlinson MP is highlighting the amazing opportunity of the North Swindon Rotary Club Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) course, which is available this summer to a talented local resident aged 16-18. The course is geared towards training young people who are enthusiastic about outdoor activities, and improving their self-confidence, as well as building leadership & communication skills. Justin is highlighting the course as an opportunity for young people to build important transferable s...

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