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Pewsey & Bedwyn Railway Closures

I have received the attached letter from Mark Hopwood, Managing Director at Great Western Railway about recent performance on the GWR network.

Gazette & Herald Column: Biggest investment in NHS for over a decade

On Monday, Cabinet met for the final time before the Parliamentary Recess in a very sunny Newcastle.  There was much to discuss after one of the busiest and eventful Parliamentary terms I can remember, and while our work will only gather pace over the summer as we prepare for Brexit, I wanted to

Gazette & Herald Column: It's been a deeply serious and high stakes week

It’s been a deeply serious and high stakes week all round.  We have a key NATO Summit with major potential repercussions for the future of Western defence, as well as the first official visit from President Trump, where we have to balance building a strong trading relationship with the world’s bi

Gazette & Herald Column: Booking GP appointments by app will avoid queues

This week we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of our NHS by saying “Thank You” to the people who work so hard every day to deliver our health system (which is ranked No 1 in the world) and discussing how the unprecedented funding boost that the Conservatives are giving to our most precious na

Major Milestone towards new trains from Bedwyn and Pewsey

Earlier this week Great Western Railway ran the 17:07 departure from Paddington for Bedwyn and Pewsey as an Intercity Express Train (IET) - the first IET on our route.  These new bi-modal trains which run on electric ‘under the wires’ and then switch to diesel west of Newbury, will offer more sea