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Councils facing possible 10% cuts

by professorbillwinlow on 21 June, 2013

Today’s LGIU Daily News reports that councils in England face a 10% cut in funding from central Government as part of the Spending Review for 2015-16. Sources say that Eric Pickles, the Communities and Local Government Secretary, has accepted in principle that the £21bn budget for local government could be reduced by this amount. Senior […]

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   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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County Councillor Bill Winlow has today called for an all party coalition to run Lancashire following the local elections in which no party  won enough seats to set up an administration. “I have contacted both the Labour and Conservative Party leaders to say that we are willing to enter discussions about the establishment of the […]

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Thank you very much to all the 1115 electors who voted for me on May 2nd. My majority increased from only 38 in 2009 to 184 with the Conservatives in second place, Labour 3rd and UKiP 4th. I’ve been very encouraged by all the messages of good will since the result was announced early on […]

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Vote for Bill Winlow Today – Polls close at 10:00pm

by professorbillwinlow on 2 May, 2013

Don’t forget to vote for Bill Winlow TODAY

by professorbillwinlow on 2 May, 2013

Polls open Tomorrow at 7:00 am

by professorbillwinlow on 1 May, 2013

Don’t forget, VOTE TOMORROW

by professorbillwinlow on 1 May, 2013

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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April 8th 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 all the 171 people who have written in to object to the proposal […]

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