Jon Hubbard

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

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Melksham Councillor Jon Hubbard has condemned Officers on West Wiltshire District Council for recommending refusal of ASDAs application to build a new store and bring 300 desperately needed new jobs to Melksham. The proposed development is to be discussed at the Planning Committee of WWDC on Thursday 8th January and officers have recommended refusal. Says […]

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Elected for Four – Serving for Six

by Jon Hubbard on 5 November, 2008

Local Councillor Jon Hubbard has accused the Government of “Stealing Democracy” from local residents following confirmation that elections for the Town Council will be deferred until 2013. In a Ministerial Statement on 28th October the Minister for  Local Government (John Healey) said “As a result, with the few exceptions provided for in those orders, future […]

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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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Bank Street to close in October for Road Works

by Jon Hubbard on 12 September, 2008

Melksham Town Centre is to face more disruption when Bank Street is closed in October for more road works. The works, set to commence on Monday 6th October, will require a full closure of the road to enable lifting equipment to be used. Pedestrian access will be maintained for shops on the eastern side. Busses will […]

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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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