Category: Councillors

UKIP councillors get crash barriers replaced in Stirchley

After nearly 2 years of asking, Telford & Wrekin Council have finally replaced the worn out crash barriers around the underpass on Stirchley Road. The wooden posts holding up the crash barriers had rotted over the years, causing the crash

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Press Release: UKIP secures another council seat in Telford

UKIP has secured another council seat in Telford and Wrekin, after Peter Roberts was elected to Hollinswood and Randlay parish council. Mr Roberts, who lives and works in Telford, made national headlines back in 2007 when more than one million people signed

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Telford service cuts ‘planned to anger the public’ Cost-cutting plans to close libraries, markets, youth clubs and community centres in Telford are designed to make people “as angry as possible” with the government, it was claimed today. Stuart Parr, chairman

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Cllr Bill Gilmour: Action on quad bikes and scramblers in Lawley

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members of Public who brought this problem to my attention and turned out this morning to air their concerns over the number of quad bikes and scramblers speeding around

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2015 Election Results

Apologies for the relative silence since the election but we’ve been really busy supporting our new councillors, dealing with masses of correspondence, welcoming new members and planning upcoming campaigns. We were of course disappointed to have come out of the election with no MPs

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UKIP will fight all Telford & Wrekin Council seats

UKIP’s new Telford & Wrekin branch chairman says the party intends to field candidates in all 54 seats at next year’s borough council elections. Councillor Stuart Parr, a parish councillor for Brookside, and town councillor for Woodside, took over the

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Council carrying out safety audit on Forge Roundabout

A few weeks ago I wrote to Telford & Wrekin Council highlighting the dangerous new layout of the Forge Roundabout and the girdlock caused by the changes to the Malinslee roundabout by the new Asda. I have had the following response: Forge

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Petition for adequate traffic solution for Shifnal

Cllr Andy Mitchell is urging Shifnal residents to sign an ePetition calling on Shropshire Council to provide adequate transport solutions for Shifnal after approving a raft of new housing in the town. Andy helped organise a Save Our Shifnal silent

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Ironbridge Flooding

I went down to Ironbridge earlier to check out the flooding and the flood defences. Even though the flood defences are up and the shops and houses along the Wharfage are protected, there are still plenty of people down there

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RSH discharging amputee Telford councillor with nowhere to go

As many people will know, Cllr Ray Knight has been battling with a severe infection in his foot which cut off the blood supply to his leg and foot.  The doctors did everything they could but sadly it was necessary

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