On Melksham Town Council

First elected in 2008 in a by-election Jon has served continuously since then.

During his time on the council Jon has served in a number of roles including the Policy and Resources Committee, Asset Management Committee, Deputy Town Mayor and Town Mayor.

During his time on the council Jon has championed community causes including getting the Lorry Park removed from King Street carpark, fighting against speeding traffic, improving and developing play areas and reaching out to those coping with social isolation.

News and Updates from Jon's work on Melksham Town Council

Published May 29, 2020
Following the recent change to Government guidance, Wiltshire Council’s street markets will be open from Monday 1 June with stallholders now able to sell their full range of goods. This means that the market in Melksham will return on 2nd June. Melksham Councillor Jon Hubbard commented, "I am delighted that the full market in Melksham […]
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Published May 28, 2020
Wiltshire Council will reintroduce parking charges at all car parks, and on residential and on-street parking areas in the county from Monday 1 June. All parking permits and season tickets will also restart from this date, and parking wardens will enforce any parking contraventions in the county. On 25 March, the government gave NHS and […]
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Published May 24, 2020
This Covid-19 emergency has brought out the best in people, and unfortunately at times the worst. For many people, the sudden changes in their lives, the removal of certain civil liberties, the sudden closure of facilities that lives had been shaped around and the artificial and unnatural social distancing has proven unbearable. Credit is due […]
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Published February 13, 2020
It's great news for Melksham that the announcement of the creation of a business plan for a new Melksam bypass will now go ahead. I spoke to Ben Prator on BBC Wiltshire about this today and welcomed the news. We had hoped to see this happen last year but just missed out, so yesterday's announcement […]
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Published February 10, 2020
Melksham Mayor and local councillor for Melksham South Jon Hubbard has described the closure of the D3 bus service between Bath and Melksham as a bitter blow for the town. Jon has written to the Wiltshire Council Cabinet Member for transport asking for reassurance the current subsidised evening and Sunday services will be maintained. Jon […]
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Published January 6, 2020
Wiltshire Council are undertaking a review of parking and waiting restrictions in the town and have asked if there are any suggestions about any changes or new restrictions required. I'm interested to hear about about suggestions you have. The first step is that they will be considered by Melksham Town Council and then submitted on […]
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Published December 27, 2019
Cllr Jon Hubbard has expressed outrage at Wiltshire's Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as the old nurses homes at Melksham Hospital have remained empty for yet another year. Jon first raised the issue of the empty properties with both the CCG and Wiltshire Council in 2018 and has been waiting ever since so see if anything […]
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Published November 16, 2019
Melksham South Town and Wiltshire Councillor Jon Hubbard is proposing a new initiative to try and make three main roads in the town safer. Cllr Hubbard has submitted a proposal to Melksham Town Council to purchase four new Speed Indicator Devices to be installed on Spa Road, Semington Road and King Street and Snowberry Lane. […]
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Published April 22, 2019
Every year I am asked to submit a report to Melksham Town Council as the Wiltshire Councillor for Melksham South. Below is the report I have supplied for 2018/19 It’s been another busy year on Wiltshire Council and the Melksham Area Board with the continued impact of reductions in funding being seen across all of […]
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