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Local Lib Dems support ICE campaign

by simongalton on 19 February, 2009

The ICE (In Case of Emergency) initiative highlights an easy way to identify crucial contact numbers in emergency situations – which can actually save lives.We all carry our mobiles with names and numbers stored in its memory. If we were involved in an accident or taken seriously ill, how would emergency services staff know which […]

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Having checked our figures again it appears we double counted the actual saving for winter maintenance, the actual saving for 2009/10 is £215,000 which is bad enough but this already includes the £136,110 we highlighted separately. I am sorry for the mistake, but the point is the same – money is still being taken out of winter maintenance.   […]

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Birstall Park & Ride under threat?

by simongalton on 6 November, 2008

Councillor Roger Wilson (Birstall) has just issued the following press release expressing his concner about the impacts of the credit crisis on the County Council’s capital investment programme. I think he raises a good point or two: He Said: “I am concerned that the County Council’s capital programme is in a precarious state. People may not […]

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