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Shop safely today: shops can reopen their doors in England

From June 15th, shops are able to reopen their doors in England, in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.

Spotlight on the new cabinet - Cathy Martyn

"I am very pleased to have been allocated to the Housing and Public Safety Portfolio. I recognise that Swindon needs housing for everyone, and I am proud of our affordable house building programme which will bring residents a much needed, additional 300+  housing units between 2020-23.

Robert's Weekly Column - 10th June 2020

I am proud and privileged to represent a local community where people are valued not according to where they have come from but what contribution they can make to our town.

Spotlight on the new cabinet - Keith Williams

“I am delighted to be taking on the new Climate Change portfolio and look forward to putting in place a strategy that results in a net-zero carbon Council by 2030.

Spotlight on the new cabinet - Maureen Penny

“I am honoured and delighted that I have once again been given the opportunity to serve as Cabinet Member for Highways, Maintenance and Waste Services at Swindon Borough Council.

PM’s speech on Black Lives Matter

“The death of George Floyd took place thousands of miles away – in another country, under another jurisdiction – and yet we simply cannot ignore the depth of emotion that has been triggered by that spectacle, of a black man losing his life at the hands of the police.