Professor Bill Winlow, Preston West

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Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

   County Cllr Jenny Mein & County Cllr Bill winlow are shown signing the agreement. Readers will recall that on 6th May, Liberal Democrat Group Leader on the newly elected Lancashire County Council, Bill Winlow, expressed the LibDems willingness to work with ANY councillors, Labour or Conservative or any others, in order to create an […]

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Green energy savings

by professorbillwinlow on 23 May, 2013

According to the Daily Telegraph today, Energy advisers to the Prime Minister have claimed that households could save up to £1,200 each if Britain builds more wind farms and nuclear power stations. The Committee on Climate Change acknowledged that paying for “green” energy may be costly in the short term but it would actually save […]

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Collective switching schemes making a difference

by professorbillwinlow on 8 May, 2013

Today’s  Independent examines how more than 100,000 homes have seen their energy costs cut by an average of £100 by signing up to a collective switching scheme run by their local council. Those who have signed-up so far have saved between £60 and £250 and the popularity of the schemes is soaring with the number of […]

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GOOD NEWS ON STONEY BUTTS & DODNEY DRIVE

by professorbillwinlow on 30 April, 2013

 The good news is that Preston City Council is unhappy with the suggested access to the Stoney Butts and Dodney Drive sites and has gone back to the site owners to tell them this. “The chances of these developments taking place are minimal, but we must all stay alert for alternative, unacceptable proposals and be […]

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ENSURING ACCESS TO INGOL GOLF COURSE

by professorbillwinlow on 28 April, 2013

We welcome the reopening of the Ingol golf course – but are getting increasingly concerned about reports that dog walkers and others are being prevented from walking their usual routes, as the new operators have been erecting new gating and signage “to reduce the influx of ramblers and dog walkers who have recently used the […]

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A Great Community Event in Lea

by professorbillwinlow on 27 April, 2013

Today was a good day for the Big Lea Clean up with lots of people from Brownies upwards turning up to help. “It was a wonderful to see everyone from the community pulling together for a common cause” says County Cllr Bill Winlow (below right). Let’s hope it becomes an annual event and thanks to […]

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Dovedale Play Area – Funding now available for reurbishment

by professorbillwinlow on 27 April, 2013

“Community Gateway has done well to find funding to refurbish this valuable play area. Our surveys indicated that most people in Threefields and the Dovedale areas wanted something better for their kids. Let’s hope it’s all done for the summer and that we actually have some fine weather!” says Bill Winlow. .  

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Funding now available for Dovedale Play Area

by professorbillwinlow on 22 April, 2013

“Community Gateway has done well to find funding to refurbish this valuable play area.  Our surveys indicated that most people in Threefields and the Dovedale areas wanted something better for their kids. Let’s hope it’s all done for the summer and that we actually have some fine weather” says Bill Winlow

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What a Mess

by professorbillwinlow on 9 April, 2013

We have delivered over 3000 surveys to homes in Preston West and in survey after survey, you have told us that Dog Mess is something you really care about. You, like us, think that all owners should clear up after their dogs – and if they don’t, you, like us, think they should be fined. […]

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Hoyles Lane Planning Proposal Unanimously Refused

by professorbillwinlow on 8 April, 2013

Today was a great day at Preston Planning Committee when the CEG proposal for the development of land to the north of Hoyles Lane and east of Sidgreaves Lane was unanimously refused, mainly due to highways and drainage issues. Thanks to everyone who has written in to object to this proposal and to Lancashire County […]

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