Monthly Archives: August 2016

Liverpool City Region proposals are as exciting as a wet Bank Holiday

To give credit where it’s due there would not be a Liverpool City Region if Joe Anderson had not persisted despite opposition from other Labour leaders In an unusual attempt to bring harmony within the council in Liverpool my Lib … Continue reading

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And what did you do over the Bank Holiday Councillor?

This fund raising event for local good causes at the Rose of Mossley, Rose Lane raised almost £1,000 and was entirely run by volunteers supported by Marion the licensee August Bank Holiday weekend is always a great time in Church … Continue reading

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The most important Document for Liverpool’s future in a decade

The local plan is not a quick read but an important one! It’s long (1,000) pages; at times heavily technical but it’s probably the most important document that we have received in the council for a decade. What is it? … Continue reading

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Ban the Van call to tackle Childhood Obesity in Liverpool

This is how Coca-Cola promoted its fizzy sugary drinks last year Today the Government has produced a childhood obesity strategy which is not a strategy or even a wish list of things that can be done. It can best be … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to raise petition for the abolition of post of elected mayor of Liverpool

How the City is governed should be a decision of the people of Liverpool and not the political parties of Liverpool On the day after Labour have announced its candidate for the mayoralty of the Liverpool City Region Liverpool’s Lib … Continue reading

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Labour – “It’s life Jim – but not as we know it!”

As Mr Spock might well have said to Capt James T Kirk about the Labour Party today,                     “it’s life Jim but not as we know it!” One of the nice … Continue reading

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What now for South Africa?

Is Jacob Zuma currently the President of ANC and the Republic of South Africa now an electoral liability to his Party? As readers of this Blog know I keep in regular touch with local government throughout Africa but especially with … Continue reading

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