Archive for Month: February 2015

  • Persimmons act to clean up fly-tipping

                    My thanks to Persimmon’s for acting on my request to clear away the fly-tipped mess on the opposite side of the roundabout to Park Farm Way. I’ve also asked them to give consideration to moving the earth bund up closer to the roundabout to prevent vehicles being…

  • Are you a Community Champion?

    8 bags of rubbish collected. Are you a community champion? A new community champion joined me this morning and together we collected 5 more bags of rubbish. That’s ‘8’ so far. Much more to do so there’s no point in just sitting back and moaning. Come on, get out and help me in the community.…

  • Houghton Avenue Fence Collapse – Yes it’s been reported

  • Alert! Vehicle Break-In’s in nearby Cardea last night.

    A number of vehicles were broken into in nearby Cardea in the early hours of this morning between midnight and 6am. Various items were stolen. Please make sure your vehicle is secure and if fitted, that the alarm is on. Don’t leave anything of value inside. If you leave your car on your driveway then…

  • Spring & Summer Litter Picks – Too good an opportunity to miss – Relaunch of the Pick1Up Campaign

    This morning was so lovely it was just too good an opportunity to miss so I’ve started this years litter picking campaign early ahead of our scheduled dates starting on the 28th February collecting 3 full bags of rubbish. With Spring so close, it’s also a great time to relaunch the hugely successful litter campaign ‘Pick1Up’ in…

  • Spring & Summer Litter Picks – Pride in our Community

    It is well known that I am unhappy with the standard of street cleaning the ward has been receiving and that I am on the case with the cabinet member responsible and the council’s contractor. That said, litter and fly-tipping is down to a minority of residents who don’t care about our area or their…

  • More mess on the green wheel sorted

    Yesterday I received an email from a concerned resident regarding a case fly-tipping of garden waste along the green wheel at the bottom of Brodsworth Road which had been reported but no action had been taken. Within 24hrs of my intervention the waste had been removed but while the service offered on my request was…

  • English Votes for English Laws

    Imagine this scenario.The Scottish Parliament votes to reduce income tax in Scotland, but then Scottish MPs come to Westminster and vote to increase income tax in England.You don’t have to think for long to realise how unfair that would be. That’s why Conservatives are committed to bringing in English votes for English laws. Under our plans,…