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Chapel Gate: Leisure and culture

Were currently carrying out maintenance work on Chapel Gate near Castleton to fix problems being caused by water erosion and to make sure it is accessible for all countryside users including walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Read more ...

via Derbyshire
31 Oct 2014

South Yorkshire PCC By-election results: What do we know so far?

The by-election for South Yorkshire PCC – in the wake of the Rotherham child abuse scandal and the resignation of former PCC Shaun Wright – took place yesterday, and the results are being announced today. As I wrote on Wednesday, Labour is facing a tough time up against UKIP. So what do we know so far: Labour has won in Doncaster (where Ed Mili [...] Read more ...

via Labourlist
31 Oct 2014

“Tories should hang their heads in shame” over decision to scupper Anti Bedroom Tax Bill says Andrew George

MPs suspect that the Conservatives are using the necessary money resolution as an excuse to scupper Andrew George’s Bill which would effectively scrap the ‘Bedroom Tax’. He raised his point at Prime Minister’s Questions after the Tories announced that they refused to grant money for Andrew George’s Affordable Homes Private Members’ Bill [...] Read more ...

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31 Oct 2014

Norman Lamb: Halloween culture ramps up fears of mental illness

It conditions all of us to fear mental illness – to see people as ‘psychos’, or ‘schizos’ or ‘freaks’. It makes us believe that mental illness is something other worldly. This website uses cookies to enable some features to work and to collect statistics about how people use the website. Hosted (printed) by Via Studios (1 Lincoln Plac [...] Read more ...

via Mycouncillor
31 Oct 2014

Kensington Labour position on Mansion Tax

31.10.14 Given the huge amount of publicity on the issue, our recent statements and the article in The Times of 29.10.14 pasted below, we are re-posting below Kensington Labour’s position on the current proposals for a Mansion Tax, which we do not believe will be workable in the borough.  (Click to view) KENSINGTON LABOUR ‘MANSION TAX’ CO [...] Read more ...

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31 Oct 2014

Apply for a school place

Applying for a school outside Surrey Other UK local education authorities If you live in Surrey you should apply to us for all school places. How to apply When to apply for a secondary school place At what age Your child usually starts secondary school at age 11 – for September 2015 entry, pupils will have reached 11 between 1 September 2014 and [...] Read more ...

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31 Oct 2014

Leonard Cheshire Disability

There are some things none of us should have to endure in 21st century Britain. We believe that washing every day in your kitchen, at the sink where you peel your potatoes and wash your plates, is one of them. Hundreds of thousands of people can’t use their bathroom or sleep in their own bedroom because there aren't enough disabled-friendly homes [...] Read more ...

via Leonardcheshire
31 Oct 2014

Leading the way on the Living Wage

As we mark Living Wage Week from Monday, flying the Living Wage flag from the roof of the Town Hall, let's celebrate how far we've come. In 2012, we became the first council in the country to become accredited as a Living Wage local authority, paying all our own 5,000 staff the Living Wage. In 2011, its top recommendation was that we should lead th [...] Read more ...

via Islington-labour
31 Oct 2014

Jenny Willott supports launch of Dogs Trust Chip My Dog website

On Tuesday (28th October), the Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, showcased its chipmydog.org.uk website with the support of a host of MPs. Members of the public are now just a click away from a wealth of information on this important element of dog welfare, including: Compulsory microchipping will make it easier to reunite lost do [...] Read more ...

via Mycouncillor
31 Oct 2014

RLR-5-Final-Version-Oct-30.pdf

Report 1 Report 2 Report 3 Report 4 Report 5 78%Agree changes will impact on their neighbourhoods 76% In report 3 68% In report 1 24 Local Shops It is recognised that successful neighbourhoods have a number of viable local shops. Analysis reveals that, on average, households in round five are spending £11.36 on non-food essential shopping items. R [...] Read more ...

via Lht
31 Oct 2014

David Ward encourages residents to be ‘Scam Smart

Action Fraud estimated in 2012 that £1.2 billion is lost annually through investment fraud 3. The FCA has launched its new tool ‘scamsmart’ to help people spot investment fraud, for further information www.fca.org.uk/scamsmart 2. Our message is simple, don’t accept a cold call.” The average investor loses around £20,000 and the FCA receiv [...] Read more ...

via Mycouncillor
31 Oct 2014

World in beta

Fully embracing the concept of ‘beta’, this website will evolve over time as we learn more about you as the consumer and your unique challenges and opportunities. That’s why we now talk about the world being ‘in beta’. Digital technology is doing the same, but doing it faster, and more fundamentally than ever before. Digital technology wi [...] Read more ...

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31 Oct 2014

Stafford Western Access Route On Show This Weekend

Proposals for the Stafford Western Access Route will be on show at the Oddfellows Hall, Greengate Street, Stafford on Friday, October 31 from 10am to 7pm and on Saturday November 1 from 10am to 4pm. If approved, the preferred route will connect A518 Newport Road with A34 Foregate Street, removing traffic from congested town centre roads, benefiting [...] Read more ...

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31 Oct 2014