On Wiltshire Council

Jon Hubbard was elected to the newly created Wiltshire Council in June 2009, one of the new unitary councils created that year.

Jon was appointed to the Children's Select Committee on which he served as the vice-chairman. Alongside this role Jon served on the Corporate Parenting Panel, the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and was vice-chairman of the Budget and Performance task group.

In 2010 Jon was elected as the leader of the Liberal Democrat group, a role he retained until he stood down in 2016.

Jon was re-elected in 2013, when he took on the role of Chairman of the Children's Select committee and again in 2017.

Jon has served twice as the Chairman of the Melksham Area Board, 2013-2015 and 2017-2019.

News and Updates about Jon's work on Wiltshire Council

Published May 22, 2020
Wiltshire Council is making changes to the time it takes for signal controlled pedestrian crossings to turn to the green man to reduce the amount of time pedestrians are stood at a crossing, and in turn aid social distancing. At most pedestrian crossings in Wiltshire, it can take up to 30 seconds from the time […]
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Published May 22, 2020
On Wednesday we had an Area Board Community Briefing held online. If you weren't able to come along to the meeting, you can catch up on what happened here.
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Published May 20, 2020
Wiltshire Council is working on a series of projects to make significant changes to road layouts to give more space to cyclists and pedestrians, following recent guidance from the Department of Transport to reallocate road space in response to COVID-19. As the number of cars on the road has fallen considerably in recent months, more […]
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Published May 18, 2020
Melksham Area Board will be hosting a virtual “Melksham Community Briefing” on Wednesday 20 May at 7pm via Zoom. Attendees will be able get an update from Melksham Area Board, Melksham Community Response Team and Melksham Police on how the authorities are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic in the Melksham area and how volunteers and […]
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Published May 15, 2020
Wiltshire Council will begin a phased return to its grass cutting services, following a recent suspension of the work to enable resources to support the council’s COVID-19 response. Small amounts of grounds maintenance has continued throughout this time, predominately within large open spaces to support residents to get their daily exercise, as well as churchyards, […]
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Published May 14, 2020
All of Wiltshire's household recycling centres (HRCs), bar Stanton St Quintin, will reopen on Monday 18 May with an easy to use postcode entry system to help limit the number of people on site at any time and ensure social distancing.  Stanton St Quintin HRC will be remain closed because parking spaces on site have […]
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Published March 25, 2020
Good afternoon I am writing to provide you with the latest update regarding COVID-19. Following Monday evening’s statement by the Prime Minister about the delivery of mandated measures to keep people at home and away from others available here, we are working at pace as a council to manage the impact on our services and […]
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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 12, 2020
Councillors have received a briefing on the proposed changes to the Wiltshire Housing Site Allocation Plan which were approved by the council's Cabinet last week and will be being presented for adoption to Full Council on the 25th February. The revised proposals include a number of changes proposed by the Inspector which have to be […]
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Published February 10, 2020
Wiltshire Council will be introducing changes designed to make it easier for people to use the kerbside recycling collection service. The way in which recyclable materials are collected will change and this means that many households will see their collection day change. The changes will enable more materials to be placed in the blue lidded […]
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