MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Volunteer Centre Visit

Volunteer Centre Swindon provides free guidance for anyone looking for volunteering opportunities, based at 1 John Street, Swindon. They also give free support and good practice advice to volunteer-involving organisations.Further information on the Volunteer Centre can be seen at: http://www.swindonvolunteers.org.ukJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to visit Volunteer Centre Swindon.  Their exceptional work in bringing together volunteers and organisations looking to volunteer ...

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Plan 500, Backing Young People

Rod Bluh, leader of Swindon Borough Council, Rikki Hunt, head of SSEP,Caroline Hallatt, head of corporate responsibility, Nationwide Building SocietyJustin Tomlinson Conservative MP North Swindonand Robert Buckland Conservative MP for South Swindon(Picture www.swindonweb.com)A new initiative aimed at helping young people realise their potential and improve their workplace skills was launched today.Plan 500 is looking for businesses that can offer work expe...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

football season is here, and like thousands of fellow Swindon Town fans, I think it’s great!Every since being a young boy, I find the summer drags while I wait for the football season to resume. First task is to get my hands on the new kit, and thanks to the excellent open day in Wharf Green, I have bought my new Swindon Town shirt nice and early. Next the fixture lists would be published, and you can spend time planning away trips and predicting forthcoming results (which always add up to...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Recently I’ve been focussing a great deal on education issues in the town.Firstly, I have been pushing for greater local provision of post 16 education, ending the block on local schools from offering this. As a former councillor in Abbey Meads, I saw that young people from the local area faced a real challenge when it came to deciding where to go to study A-levels. They may have faced either a trip to Swindon College, New College (involving two bus journeys) or even head out of the area t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP, Children with Leukaemia Charity Electricity Pylon Meeting

Caroline Hampden-White, Children with Leaukaemia & Justin Tomlinson MP viewing anelectricity pylon immediately adjacent to family homes in Abbey Meads Justin Tomlinson MP, "Having met with the Children with Leukaemia charity who set out their concerns regarding electricity pylons, I was determined to help make a differemce.  I firstly agreed to support their national campaign, but I also offered to see how I could help locally in Swindon. I therefore arrang...

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Blunsdon House Hotel 50 Years Celebration

 Blunsdon House, one of Swindon’s most prestigious hotels, remains at the heart of the community after 50 years.Still owned by the same family, the four-star business in Blunsdon High Street has hosted thousands of guests and events over the years, including many weddings.Now the family is looking to the future as they celebrate its golden anniversary this week.Manager Christopher Clifford said: “Fifty years is a fantastic achievement, especially with the economic climate and al...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Automotive Industry Apprentices Event

Justin Tomlinson MP with Honda UK Apprentices SMMT held its summer parliamentary reception in the House of Commons on 20 July. MPs, senior industry executives and stakeholder colleagues met apprentices from nine global companies that manufacture vehicles in the UK, to talk about their experiences and roles within the automotive industry. Guests heard speeches from Richard Burden MP, chair of the All-PartyParliamentary Motor Group, Ron Dennis CBE, executive chairman of McLaren Group and McLa...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Northern Sector Police Exhibition

Abbey Meads ward councillors Vera Tomlinson and Peter Heaton-Jones and North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson have thrown their support behind a new local policing intitiative.The North Swindon Neighbourhood Policing teams have been visiting communities in their new exhibition van.  Today the van was at the Orbital Retail Centre in Abbey Meads ward.The idea is to make police officers more accessible so that people can talk to them about the issues that matter to them, and learn more about w...

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