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Tory U-Turn on Incinerators?

Monday, June 4, 2007 admin 0

It looks like the Conservatives who control the County Council are proposing to build an incinerator in the county to deal with the treatment of waste. Lib Dem County Cllr Ian Gale writes: ?After years of insisting that they have a ?no incineration? policy and contesting elections on that basis, […]

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Lakeside Flats Refused

Friday, March 30, 2007 admin 0

The planning application at the ‘pond house’ in Down Hall Road – demolish the existing house and build 7 flats and a new house – was refused last night. The ward councillors Chris and June Lumley argued very persuasively that because of the special nature of the side, this was […]

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A Sad Tale

Sunday, February 18, 2007 admin 0

A couple of weeks ago we received this email from a resident : I am a disabled pensioner in receipt of income support. This week I had a new kitchen worktop installed that was 3 mtrs long and I needed to dispose of the old worktop. I telephoned the council […]

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Recycling Success !

Tuesday, February 6, 2007 admin 1

The District achieved it’s highest ever recycling rate in November, according to the latest information from the District Council: “Figures on kerbside recycling collections across the District for November showed the recycling rate reached 18.5per cent, against 15.8 per cent for the same month last year. The total tonnage of […]

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Highways Stupidity

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 admin 2

The whole Park School site should have been a showcase development. After all , it doesn’t get any easier than this – it was a flat, nearly empty site owned by the County Council . Everything should have been designed properly. But now we find that the housing has been […]