Amanda Taylor

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The Queen Edith’s News is out!

by Amanda Taylor on 11 March, 2016

You read it here first … local news on The Netherhall School, parking, bins, transport projects, and new voting arrangements. If you’d like to receive news bulletins on council and community matters, drop me an email at [email protected], and I’ll add you to my list.

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Got a local grotspot?

by Amanda Taylor on 1 December, 2014

Councillors are being asked to nominate areas for special attention by the City Council’s Enforcement team, which acts on a range of environmental nuisances such as fly tipping, litter, graffiti, verge parking, abandoned vehicles, and dog-related offences. (NB This team does not deal with parking nuisance.) I am aware of many local grotspots for litter, […]

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Many people will have noticed the signs advising a road closure in Mowbray Road. This is so that the County Council can carry out surface dressing of the road. Their contractors did some preparatory work a couple of weeks ago, and this week they plan to carry out the second stage, overlaying the road surface […]

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Time to recycle Eric Pickles

by Amanda Taylor on 30 September, 2011

‘For most people, the only visible service that they get from the council is the removal of refuse.’ Eric Pickles, Daily Mail, 30th September What a fatuous comment and how deeply insulting to the thousands of people who work in councils throughout the country. The hardworking people who empty our bins and sweep the streets […]

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