Jon Hubbard

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New Crossings for New School

by Jon Hubbard on 12 August, 2009

Three new pedestrian crossings are to be installed to made access safer for children to the new Oak Park Community School due to open next year. One will be within my ward on Spa Road, by the roundabout with Snowberry Lane and Campion Drive. The other crossings will be on the A365 on the approach […]

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New Crossing on Semington Road Completed

by Jon Hubbard on 24 July, 2009

I’m delighted to report that the new crossing on Semmington Road has been installed and is now fully working. Whilst it’s great that we got it finished a bit early, what a shame that it was turned on just after the children finished at the school! Hopefully in future we can see some more joined […]

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Improvements to Melksham town centre are to start in August after receiving support from residents and community groups. The proposals from Wiltshire Council are aimed at enhancing the overall street scene, and providing an improved environment for all users, particularly pedestrians and shoppers. They should also provide a greatly improved look to the historic market […]

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One Week On…

by Jon Hubbard on 12 June, 2009

It’s hard to beleive that a week has passed already since I was elected to Wiltshire Council. We have already discovered that there will be a byelection for the Town Council (that’s another pair of shoes worn out then!) and I am still coming to terms with the amount of paperwork that has been presented […]

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Road Works on Church Street/High Street

by Jon Hubbard on 12 June, 2009

There are to be some roadworks on Church Street/High Street that may cause some congestion 14th – 16th June. These works, to perform a drainage survey, will involve stop/go boards being used to control traffic. Hopefull disruption will be kept to a minimum.

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New Puffin Crossing for Semington Road

by Jon Hubbard on 9 June, 2009

Local residents are celebrating the good news that a new Puffin Crossing is to be installed on Semington Road in Melksham. installation of the new crossing will commence on 29th June and take approximately 5 weeks. We have been assures that the installation should not affect the Melksham Carnival procession in any way. This is […]

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A350 Disruption – end of June

by Jon Hubbard on 9 June, 2009

Road works are due on the A350 between the Countrywide roundabout and the junction of the A365 at the end of June. Whilst these will cause some disruption Council officials hope to minimise this by keeping lane closures out of the peak morning and evening rush house. Wiltshire Council have confirmed that works will take […]

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Thank You !

by Jon Hubbard on 5 June, 2009

Can I give a massive thank you to the voters of Melksham South who so resoundingly elected me today as their representative on the new Wiltshire Council. The resuts were: Jon Hubbard (Liberal Democrat) – 1117 (64.2%) Conservative – 536 (30.8%) Labour – 87 (5.0 %) I’m still coming to terms with the size of […]

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Winning Wiltshire Election Manifesto Launched

by Jon Hubbard on 6 May, 2009

Wiltshire Liberal Democrats have launched their Manifesto for the Wiltshire Council Election campaign. “The manifesto explains what the Liberal Democrats will do if we win control of the Council on June 4th” explains local Town Councillor Jon Hubbard. The nine page document gives firm commitments on a number of important policy areas such as tax, […]

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Town Council votes to end Lorry Park misery

by Jon Hubbard on 6 April, 2009

Local residents in Spa Court are celebrating today following the decision last night by the Town Council to write to Wiltshire Council asking for the Lorry Park in King Street Car Park to be closed “at the earliest opportunity”. The motion, brought to the council meeting by local Town Councillor Jon Hubbard, was approved with […]

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