Month: December 2013

A successful year draws to a close

UKIP membership has risen by two thirds in the last year and the party now has 32,500 members nationally. Over the same period here in Telford & Wrekin we have seen our membership almost double which is a statistic we’re

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When did Mark Pritchard stop being a Conservative?

Did Mark Pritchard leave his party or has his party left him? It’s a question we’ve asked ourselves many times and we suspect it’s one that he’s asking himself on a daily basis. Although he still sits as a Conservative

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UKIP fighting Snedshill traveller camp

Telford & Wrekin Council gave themselves permission to use prime development land in Snedshill as a temporary traveller transit site earlier this month. The site next to Kiyokuni is currently earmarked for high quality office and technology buildings but the

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Mark Pritchard shows food bank ignorance

Yesterday’s Shropshire Star carried a story about comments made by Wrekin MP, Mark Pritchard, on Twitter in which he said: Food banks serving a need – but how many folks can still find funds to pay for alcohol and cigarettes

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Save Our Shifnal

UKIP Town Councillor, Andy Mitchell, has helped organise a silent protest at a meeting of Shropshire Council over plans to increase Shifnal’s population by 60% over the next 12 years. Save Our Shifnal has been formed to oppose the plans

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Parking charges could be coming to council offices

Telford & Wrekin Council is considering reintroducing pay & display parking at its Addenbrooke House and Darby House offices in an attempt to raise money from staff and residents. The council operated an illegal pay & display car park at

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