MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Kevin McCloud's Sustainable Development 'The Triangle'

Justin Tomlinson MP and Grand Designs' Kevin McCloud at 'The Triangle'Justin Tomlinson MP today visited The Triangle, a new sustainable development of 42 residential homes by Hab Oakus, a joint venture between Kevin McCloud's development company, Hab, and housing group GreenSquare. The visit was a perfect opportunity to see first-hand this new development, constructed on the site of a former caravan park and plant nursery, and experience the principles around which it is bui...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Swindon Dance

Justin Tomlinson MP and Robert Buckland MP with Marie McCluskey(Artistic Director) and performers from Swindon DanceJustin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, has visited renowned local dance agency Swindon Dance to see first-hand the range of their work, from professional performances to the workshops they provide for the young people of Swindon.Swindon Dance produces a wide portfolio of events and programmes, from their free ‘Urban Out!’ urban dance event at the big screen in the cent...

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Nationwide Backs Financial Education For Young People

Justin Tomlinson MP, Chair of Financial Education For Young People APPGand Martin Lewis of moneysavingexpert.comNationwide Building Society has put its weight behind a campaign to make financial education a compulsory part of the UK school curriculum. The campaign was started by consumer champion Martin Lewis and North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson, who chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group for Financial Education for Young People.Nationwide believes that financial awareness is essential and th...

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Justin Tomlinson Launches Improved Bus Services To North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP today officially launched Thamesdown Transport’s revised 15/15A bus service between the city centre and Priory Vale area of North Swindon.From September 19th, passengers will be able to travel into the centre of Swindon earlier in the morning and back to North Swindon later at night. Residents of Taw Hill will benefit from the 15A service that will now travel the length of Queen Elizabeth Drive.Residents in the Priory Vale area of North Swindon have received coupons thr...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Workout At Work Day

Justin Tomlinson MP playing for the Parliamentary Football teamin a Cystic Fibrosis charity football matchJustin Tomlinson MP, Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Heart Disease has backed the importance of keeping healthy at work by marking Workout at Work Day.Workout at Work Day is organised by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to mark World Physical Therapy Day and to help promote ways for people to be active in their daily lives.A recent study by the CSP has found that 31%...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports 'Know Your Numbers' Week

Justin Tomlinson MP is backing the warning issued by UK charity the Blood Pressure Association to Swindon residents that ‘Ignorance isn’t always bliss’ as it urges everyone to get their free blood pressure check during this year’s Know your Numbers! Week (12-18 September).Health professionals across Swindon are taking part in the event and will be offering free blood pressure checks for all adults at a variety of convenient local ‘Pressure Stations’ (see below...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

During my ten years as the Councillor for Abbey Meads I grew increasingly frustrated at the former Government’s obsession in forcing Councils to conduct intrusive lifestyle and diversity surveys. Endless questions on people’s sexuality, race and health were everywhere; for example I remember the reams of politically correct questions attached to even the simplest of Swindon Card applications. And we were not alone; one council in London asked people if they had cancer, HIV or diabete...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Swindon Tamil Association To Promote Healthy Hearts

Justin Tomlinson MP, Honourary President of the Swindon British Heart Foundation, joined the Mayor of Swindon to inaugrate a project to promote healthy living and a healthy heart.  The Swindon Tamil Association won the opportunity to host the project in a competition by using the South Indian Dance (Bharathanatyam) as a form of exercise.The audience joined Anusha Subramanyam in her demonstration of dance before Dr Shymala Ratnanandan and Dr Michael Nataraj...

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