Jon Hubbard

Liberal Democrat Wiltshire Councillor for Melksham South and Town Councillor for Melksham Spa Learn more

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Street Sign Disgrace

by Jon Hubbard on 22 March, 2009

I spent the morning undertaking Residents Surveys again this morning and was shocked at the state of some of our Street Signs. I have reported a number of signs previously and some more today, but this example from Farleigh Avenue is probably the worst example I have see. Recently the District Council told me that […]

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Supporting the Trans-Wiltshire Rail Campaign

by Jon Hubbard on 22 March, 2009

I’ve just signed the pledge! That’s the pledge to support the Trans-Wiltshire Rail Campaign, looking to introduce a  viable rail service across Wiltshire. For full details on the proposed service, and how it would service Melksham can be found here and you can sign and support the pledge here.

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New Bin for Pembroke Road

by Jon Hubbard on 10 March, 2009

I’m delighted to report that following last night’s Town Development meeting at the Town Council a new bin is being ordered for Pembroke Road. At the meeting I spoke of the work undertaken to date to get the area cleaned up, and the importance of putting in place bins to help keep our community tidy […]

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New Pathway Now Installed at Berkshire Green

by Jon Hubbard on 23 February, 2009

I’m delighted to report that finally the new pathway has been laid on Berkshire Green. You may remember that I called for this work back in August last year, and wrote to the council asking for the work to be urgently undertaken. Still, better late than never and fortunetly no major injuries resulted from the […]

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More Trains for Melksham

by Jon Hubbard on 6 February, 2009

Duncan Hames, the prospective Liberal Democrat MP for Melksham, is calling for the introduction of a trans-Wiltshire rail service that would run though Melksham and greatly improve the train service for the town. Duncan told FOCUS: “People in Melksham deserve better than the token train service that they currently have to put up with. Despite […]

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Kenilworth Gardens Alley to be cleaned up

by Jon Hubbard on 16 January, 2009

I am delighted to report that I have had a reply from the council regarding the issues with the broken rubbish bin and excessive rubbish on the alleyway between Kenilworth Gardens and West End. In their response the council have said “The litter in the walkway between West End and Kennilworth Gdns will be picked up […]

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Melksham Councillor Jon Hubbard has slammed the County Council for their plans to close Bank Street yet again, this time in the all important run up to Christmas. The Council intend to close Bank Street from Monday 6th October for up to 10 weeks, despite not even complying with their own rules for road closures. […]

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New Bins for Spa Road and Snowberry Lane

by Jon Hubbard on 27 September, 2008

Melksham Spa is to benefit from two new public rubbish bins following a decision by the Town Council on Monday 22nd September. The council decided that four new bins should be installed across the town with two of them in Spa Ward, following the intervention of local councillor Jon Hubbard. Spa Road is to see […]

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Berkshire Green

by Jon Hubbard on 26 August, 2008

Cllr Jon Hubbard has written to West Wiltshire District Council regarding the state of the path running between Queensway and Dorset Crescent. Jon commented, “This path is in a disgraceful state of repair. For many residents on Berkshire Green this path is the main access route to their homes, yet it is now dangerous to […]

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