Month: August 2012

Press release: UKIP Councillor condemns wind turbine application

A UKIP councillor has condemned Telford & Wrekin Council’s decision to approve a planning application by Windmill School for a 33ft wind turbine in its nature reserve. Stuart Parr, a parish councillor for Brookside, sits on the Environment and Planning

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Direct rail route to London … in 4 years time … maybe

Today’s announcement that Telford will be getting its direct rail connection to London back is great news but why do we have to wait until 2016 for it to be put in place? Shropshire is the only county in England

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Road “repair” outside Bembridge Garages

I was contacted a few weeks ago by a resident who is currently posted away from home in the armed forces regarding the state of the road outside Bembridge Garages. This resident’s mother tripped in one of the potholes recently

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UKIP Telford & Wrekin raising the bar for online engagement

UKIP Telford & Wrekin launched it’s new website (this one, obviously) a couple of weeks ago and paid some more attention to or previously low-key twitter account at the same time. So how do we compare to the other parties

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UKIP Deputy Leader backs grammar schools

UKIP Deputy Leader, Paul Nuttall, has written to a local newspaper calling for a grammar school for Knowsley in Merseyside. UKIP party policy is for a return of the grammar school system so that the brightest children can receive an

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Welsh road signs to be replaced thanks to UKIP Telford & Wrekin

Contractors carrying out roadworks in Telford have agreed to replace dual language Welsh/English roadsigns free of charge after UKIP Telford & Wrekin contacted the council to highlight the detrimental impact on road safety caused by dual language signs, especially where

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Putting taxpayers money to good use

The saga of the sale of Telford & Wrekin Council’s civic offices to Asda is a long one which I won’t go into here but things are moving along now and Telford & Wrekin are getting ready to move into

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