Tag Archives: Calderstones Park

A Farcical Meeting but with largely the right outcomes

At yesterday’s Council meeting we had a mixture of anger, dissembling and just misleading statements from the Mayor of Liverpool but eventually he revealed that he agreed with the Lib Dems on two crucial issues Where should I start with … Continue reading

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Extraordinary meeting to discuss future of Harthill & Calderstones Park

Last week a marvelous thing happened which I have never seen before in my political life. A local community raised £40,000 to fight the Council at a Judicial Review which was held in the High Court in Manchester. This week … Continue reading

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Motion to Council on Calderstones Park backs campaign by local residents in the High Court

Does this look like a brownfield site to you? No me neither. Does it look like part of the Park? It does to me and to you I have no doubt! On the day that local campaigners travel to the … Continue reading

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The Partnership with Redrow does nothing for social housing in Liverpool

The partnership between Redrow and Liverpool Council does nothing to provide homes for the needy in our City In my last blog I gave most of the answers that Lib Dems received to questions that we posed at the last … Continue reading

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Holding the Mayor and Labour to account

We not only have debates in the Town Hall but also have an opportunity to ask written questions of the Mayor and Cabinet about city issues. As you can see they are not usually very helpful and its the none … Continue reading

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Politicians should play the ball not the player

Those that know me are probably surprised to see me using a football analogy.  It is true that I am not a lover of the game. As I understand it the analogy means working with and kicking the ball and … Continue reading

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Update on the campaign to save Calderstones Park

The current plans for the Harthill and Calderstones Park which will take 13 acres of much loved green space, buildings and woodlands and privatise them with Redrow The future of 13 acres of the Harthill & Calderstones Park will come … Continue reading

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