Councils do it better (but don’t short change us)

Councils in England say there has been a marked improvement in public health since they took over responsibility for delivering services nearly six years ago, despite budget cuts.The Local Government Association points to a fall in the number of smokers, fewer teenage pregnancies and a decrease in the suicide rate.But it warns progress could stop […]

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Weekly Update 8th December 2018

Tuesday Back from a family wedding in Edinburgh; I’m absolutely blown away by the bus services there. Every bus stop I used had real-time information. The buses were frequent and direct – it was about 20 minutes into town for £1.70. They seemed to be used by all classes of folk. There was lots of […]

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Weekly Update 1st December

Saturday Gorgeous Gorse Hill Christmas Fayre in the morning, minding the plant sale table. Fabulous group and delighted to be a part of. Campaigning in the afternoon with Andrew Gwynne MP in Sale Monday Executive Briefing – Updates on a variety of issues including: Clean Air Proposed use of the former Brentwood School site Community […]

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Hotel at Warwick Road

A 212 bedroom hotel is proposed at the corner of Chester Road and Warwick Road where the bronze windowed offices currently stand. In many ways I’m in favour. However at ground level, I feel the hotel fails to deliver sufficient active frontage on either road but particularly on Warwick Road. It should feel as though […]

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