Labour Councillors for Gorse Hill in Trafford, Greater Manchester

Gorsetalk

The Musings of a Labour Councillor

GorseTalk is the personal blog of Mike Cordingley. Mainly political, the views expressed will not be official views of the UK Labour Party.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weekly Update 24th – 30th November 2018

Saturday Two sessions of campaigning in Davyhulme. Issues raised included George Carnall, leaf clearing, potholes and road resurfacing. My sense is that voters are willing to give Trafford Labour more time and appreciate that only Labour is willing to listen. Sunday Growing ever more frustrated with parliament and the inability of the parties there to […]