Monthly Archives: February 2011

Pothole Patrol

I am sure you’ve noticed that there are a number of potholes appearing on the main roads, across Brentwood. With the cold weather subsiding, this time of year is never going to be good for roads as the change in … Continue reading

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Brentwood Lib Dems – A real lack of credibility

Our Local Lib Dems never cease to amaze… Not content with backing themselves in to a corner over the Town Hall decision, before having the necessary facts, figures and general information to formulate a proper viewpoint, they now have the audacity … Continue reading

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Manifesto 2011

Saturday saw us launch our manifesto for the 2011 local elections. The document lays out exactly what we are offering the people of Brentwood. It is clear and concise with pledges that build on the good work done since we … Continue reading

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Budget 2011 / 2012

The budget meeting went well on Tuesday and I was proud to be able to offer a strong proposal based on protecting front line services, cutting out waste, working more smartly with our partners and building on the foundations of … Continue reading

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Lots happening…

It’s a busy time at the Council at the moment: Working on the future of the Town Hall, setting the budget for 2011 and keeping all of the usual business and initiatives going that we have already started. The decision … Continue reading

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Town Hall to remain on Ingrave Road site

We held a Special Council meeting last night to debate the next stage of the future of the Town Hall. The meeting follows a lot of hard work and effort, which have gone in to exploring all of the options. … Continue reading

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May 2011 Candidates

Today we are announcing our candidates for the local Borough Council elections on Thursday May 5th. With 12 seats up this year, it is set to be a busy time as we will be fielding people in all the wards. The Selection … Continue reading

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Brentwood Fire Station: Are front line cuts the only way?

I attended a meeting last night, chaired by the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to discuss their proposed changes to the service in Brentwood. They are looking at losing one of the two full time crews and replacing with one … Continue reading

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Our Town Hall

You may recall that towards the end of last year, I set up a cross party working group to look into the future of the Town Hall and its current site. As it stands, taxpayers are paying nearly £850k a … Continue reading

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